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A week later, Liriano settling in with White Sox


A week later, Liriano settling in with White Sox

Francisco Liriano is finally feeling comfortable wearing a different uniform.

"It feels a little normal," Liriano said Saturday, a week after the White Sox acquired him from Minnesota. "First couple days it feel kind of weird. But now it feels kind of normal, just trying to get to know everybody here and be a part of the team."

The left-hander will make his first home start with the White Sox in Sunday's series finale against the Angels. Liriano threw his no-hitter here, but over the course of his career he's been hit fairly hard on the South Side.

In 48 13 innings at U.S. Cellular Field, Liriano has a 5.77 ERA with nearly as many walks (31) as strikeouts (33). White Sox batters owned a .804 OPS against him over those 11 outings, eight of which were starts.

Still, Liriano said he has a comfort level pitching at U.S. Cellular Field.

"When I go out there I don't think about the stadium," Liriano explained. "I just try to go out there and make my pitches and do my job. Whatever happens, happens. But I like pitching here. I've pitched here so many times. I pitched good games here. So I'll just try to tomorrow and try to do the same thing."

While Liriano is adjusting to his new team, he'll also have to adjust to pitching in a six-man rotation, something he admitted he's never done before in his career. Liriano will pitch on regular rest Sunday, but after that, he'll likely wind up getting an extra day between outings, just like his fellow starters.

"That's the way they do it so there's nothing I can do about it," Liriano said. "Just wait every six day and prepare myself for every sixth day."

Liriano wasn't traded out of the division or league, though, and that could prove beneficial as he adjusts to his new club and rest schedule.

"It's kind of easy for me getting to stay in the same division, facing the same teams," Liriano said. "The only thing is I changed my uniform."

White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb


White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

Former White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb died at the age of 28 in an ATV accident on Saturday night, according to Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis.

Davis called it a “tragic accident, and we should rally around the family.”

Webb, a Paducah, Ky. native, was with the White Sox from 2013-16 and went 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA.

The White Sox released this statement:

Daniel left many friends within the Chicago White Sox organization, and we are all shocked and stunned by the news of last night's terrible accident. He was a terrific young man with a full life ahead of him. All thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends as they deal with today's tragic news.

White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox fans take over


White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox fans take over

To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the podcast we opened the show up to our listeners to ask all the questions and choose all the topics in this All-Request White Sox Talk Podcast.

We hit a wide variety of topics ranging from possible White Sox trades, Tim Anderson's future, Rick Hahn's best and worst deals, making Carlos Rodon a reliever and many more. Every fan who had his/her question randomly selected wins a prize: everything from a Frank Thomas rookie baseball card to a Hawk Harrelson Alarm Clock.

Listen to the full episode in the embedded player below: