Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia elected to playFriday nights game at U.S. Cellular Field under protest.Scioscia made the request with crew chief Dana DeMuth afterPaul Konerko grounded into a bases-loaded fielders choice in the bottom of thefirst inning. On the play, third baseman Alberto Callaspo retrieved thegrounder and threw home to record the first out. But Scioscia argued Konerkointerfered with catcher Chris Ianettas throw to first base by running inside thebase line within the last 45 feet of the base. Konerko reached safely to reloadthe bases.Scioscia argued with umpires for several minutes before theyruled Konerko safe. He continued to argue after the ruling and umpiresreconvened before they elected to stay with their initial ruling.White Sox outfielder Alex Rios followed a five-minute delaywith an RBI single to left to tie the game at 1. On the play, Adam Dunn wasthrown out at the plate for the second out of the inning.Catcher A.J. Pierzynski followed Rios hit with a three-runhome run off Zack Greinke to give the White Sox a 4-1 lead.
In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Danny Parkins (670 The Score), Chris Bleck (ESPN 1000) and Scott King (WGN Radio) join David Kaplan on the panel.
Ryan Pace’s offseason begins. Josh Sitton and Jerrell Freeman are gone, but what will he do with Kyle Fuller?
Plus, Rick Hahn joins Kap from Glendale, Ariz., to discuss the state of the White Sox rebuild, how tough it is to keep their best prospects in the minors and why Jose Abreu is so important for his young team?
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The White Sox three outfield prospects are creating a lot of buzz at spring training.
On this edition of the podcast, Micker Adolfo tells Chuck Garfien about a conversation they all had about one day becoming the starting outfield for the White Sox. Adolfo talks about his longtime friendship with Eloy Jimenez, his impressions of Luis Robert, Luis Basabe and the White Sox future.
But first, it's a conversation with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez who has great insight on many of the White Sox players: Jimenez, Robert, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu. He tells an amazing story about why Jimenez decided to sign with the Cubs when he was a teenager, how much Abreu is revered in Cuba and much more.