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Daily White Sox prospects update: Jordan Guerrero's ERA keeps climbing

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Daily White Sox prospects update: Jordan Guerrero's ERA keeps climbing

Here's your daily update on what the White Sox highly touted prospects are doing in the minor leagues.

Double-A Birmingham

Jordan Guerrero was roughed up for seven runs (five earned) in six innings of work. He allowed 10 hits and struck out only three but didn't walk anybody. His ERA stands at 6.10 on the season. Eloy Jimenez was 1-for-3 with a pair of walks and a pair of RBIs. Zack Collins was also 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in an 11-5 loss.

Class A Winston-Salem

The Dash mustered only four hits, three of them off the bats of Alex Call, Blake Rutherford and Micker Adolfo. Gavin Sheets drove in the lone Winston-Salem run in a 3-1 loss.

Class A Kannapolis

Luis Gonzalez had a homer and a double and drove in two runs in a 14-12 loss. Evan Skoug walked twice and scored a run.

Triple-A Charlotte

Casey Gillaspie had a hit in a 3-2 loss.

NBC Sports Chicago to honor retiring behind-the-scenes broadcasting legend Jim Angio

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NBC Sports Chicago

NBC Sports Chicago to honor retiring behind-the-scenes broadcasting legend Jim Angio

Chicago, IL (September 24, 2018) – NBC Sports Chicago – THE home of the #AuthenticFan – will be honoring the illustrious 40-year career of 13-time Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award winner & Emmy ‘Silver Circle’ inductee JIM ANGIO, who will be officially retiring at the end of the season, during its White Sox telecast tomorrow night (Tue, Sept. 25) vs. the Cleveland Indians (coverage begins at 7:00 PM CT).  

Among the in-game highlights honoring Angio during Tuesday night’s White Sox telecast on NBC Sports Chicago include numerous video montages featuring classic Chicago sports moments Angio has directed over the years, along with interview clips showcasing a number of front-facing and behind-the-scenes individuals who worked with Angio over his career.  IN ADDITION – NBC Sports Chicago will dedicate the entire third inning of tomorrow night’s game to Angio, as fans will hear first-hand how he calls the game from inside the production truck.

“Jim Angio is a true Chicago sports legend who will go down as one of the very best directors in sports broadcasting history,” said Greg Bowman, VP of Programming for NBC Sports Chicago.  “We are grateful for Jim’s artful direction on so many of our city’s most memorable sports moments and we couldn’t be more honored than to dedicate Tuesday night’s game to Jimmy, along with providing our audience with a glimpse of his expert efforts.”

Angio, 66, a graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, began his White Sox broadcasting career back in 1978 with WSNS-TV 44 in Chicago working with the late Harry Caray and Jimmy Piersall.  During his distinguished career, Angio was at the helm of directing numerous no-hitters, which include Mark Buehrle’s no-hitter and perfect game, along with Tom Seaver’s 300th career win, Jim Thome’s 500th career HR, division-clinching games in 1983, 1993, and 2005, and many more.  

In addition, Angio was in the director’s chair for numerous Chicago Bulls seasons and Michael Jordan career-highlight moments, including the all-time NBA record 70th regular season win back in 1996, Jordan’s fresh out of retirement 55-point game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in 1995, along with Jordan career-high 69-point game back in 1990, among many others.

Among Angio’s numerous career honors include 13 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award wins, 56 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award nominations, three Illinois Silver Dome Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting, a national CableACE Award, along with the prestigious induction earlier this year into the Chicago/Midwest Emmys “Silver Circle,” recognizing 25 years or more of excellence and significant contributions to the Chicago broadcasting industry.
 

Watch Hawk Harrelson's sign off from his final broadcast

Watch Hawk Harrelson's sign off from his final broadcast

Hawk Harrelson has been the voice of the White Sox for decades, but Sunday was his last broadcast as the play-by-play announcer of the team.

As the bottom of the ninth took place on the field, Hawk started to get emotional in the booth. He began to thank the fans for listening to him in the booth.

"The big thing is I want to thank the fans," Harrelson said. "I love our White Sox fans and I always will."

Later on, Hawk continued: "I want to thank Sox fans for giving me all those 35 years of their time."

After the game ended, players and staff from both teams came out on the field to tip their caps to Hawk.

Hawk sent it to break with one more "this ballgame is ova" call. After returning from break, Hawk gave a final thought.

"I love you all and I always will," he said. "I'll go to my grave with that. Thank you."

Watch the video above for all the memorable moments from his final broadcast.