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White Sox announcers Benetti, Stone rank as one of top 10 MLB broadcasts

White Sox announcers Benetti, Stone rank as one of top 10 MLB broadcasts

White Sox fans like their broadcast team.

In a poll by conducted by The Athletic, in which it asked its readers to rank their local broadcasts on a variety of criteria, the White Sox ranked eighth out of 30 major league teams.

Both play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti and analyst Steve Stone received high marks. On a scale of 0 to 5, Benetti received a 4.59 from White Sox fans, and Stone received a 4.62.

Benetti got some particularly high praise from commenting fans, with The Athletic quoting one as saying, "Jason Benetti is like an updated version of Bob Costas; witty, well-informed and adept at multiple sports."

Another praised the in-booth duo as a successful combo: "Stone has always been a great color guy … but pairing him with Jason, one the funniest, most likable play-by-play guys around, has been an absolute joy to behold."

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Cubs fans ranked their team's broadcast highly enough that it placed one spot ahead of the White Sox. North Side fans praised the announcing duo of Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies.

The top six looked like this: 1. New York Mets, 2. San Francisco Giants, 3. San Diego Padres, 4. Los Angeles Dodgers, 5. Houston Astros, 6. Milwaukee Brewers.

Though it's been a long time since White Sox fans have heard Benetti and Stone on a broadcast, baseball will be back one day. Until then, enjoy Benetti's #SportscasterScenes.

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Checking in with Chuck and Jason

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Checking in with Chuck and Jason

Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox play-by-play commentator Jason Benetti as they discuss what they have been up to during the coronavirus pandemic, how they are still connecting with Sox fans, the chances of baseball in 2020 and an update on what music they are playing.

(4:40) - How Chuck and Jason have been dealing with the pandemic

(9:14) - Connecting with White Sox fans during the pandemic

(17:00) - What is on the music playlist

(23:20) - Will there be baseball?

(30:00) - Previews of the White Sox MLB The Show 20 simulation game

Listen here or below.

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VOTE: Wintrust Viewers' Choice Game of the Week

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VOTE: Wintrust Viewers' Choice Game of the Week

Who wants it more?              

NBC Sports Chicago and Wintrust present our “Viewers’ Choice Game of the Week.” We are putting High School Lites, Chicagoland’s top prep sports show, in the hands of passionate high school basketball followers. Fans will get the chance to pick one game that the @NBCSPreps crew will cover on Saturday afternoon. We will send our cameras to the game that gets the most votes; highlights and postgame reaction of that game will appear on that night’s “High School Lites” broadcast at 11:30 p.m. The show also live streams at www.nbcsportschicago.com/watchlive and appears in the MyTeams app.  High School Lites will also have broadcast replays at 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. the following Sunday on NBC Sports Chicago. 

This week, we're doing our first girls basketball poll of the season. And we're featuring some top programs that are off to great starts on the season. Which game should we attend on Saturday?

Lincoln-Way West at Plainfield North, 1:00 p.m.

Mother McAuley at Kenwood, 1:00 p.m.

Benet at York, 1:30 p.m.

To participate, our fans are encouraged to do the following:

**Follow our NBC Sports Chicago preps Twitter page: @NBCSPreps.

**Note the pinned tweet that is atop the feed.

**Vote for the game you want NBC Sports Chicago to cover Saturday afternoon.

**Spread the word!

The poll will start promptly at 12:00 p.m. Monday. We will make an announcement with the official results on @NBCSPreps just after 4 p.m. Thursday. And as a reminder, be sure to follow @NBCSPreps for updates on the “Viewers’ Choice Game of the Week,” along with other high school sports news, scores and highlights, all season long.