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Spring Training Game #30: White Sox vs. Arizona

The Sox host the Diamondbacks today at Tucson Electric Park (3:05 p.m.) as Cactus League play approaches the end. John Danks gets the start for the Good Guys. Dustin Nippert gets the start for the D-Backs. Danks is scheduled for a 6 or 7 inning or 100 pitch outing. After today, he will start a Minor League game on Sunday, while the Sox are in Atlanta, throw a side seccion next Wednesday, before making his Major League ddbut on Saturday, April 7. The game is on TV (CSN) and radio (WSCR). Here are the lineups (Live Boxscore; MLB Gameday):

Sox: Podsednik, LF; Erstad, CF; Thome, DH; Konerko, 1B; Dye, RF; Cintron, 3B; Pierzynski, C; Iguchi, 2B; Uribe, SS

D-Backs: Young, CF; Callaspo, RF; Hairston, DH; Clark, 1B; Barden, 3B; Hammock, C; Krynzel, LF; Ojeda, SS; Sadler, 2B


Today's White Sox Quote of the Day comes from Ozzie Guillen. Ozzie on B.A.:

[Joe Cowley]

"Yes, B.A. made the team, and we're going to stay with Molina as the backup catcher. Terrero did a tremendous job. We want to win right now, and the best guy to play right now is Brian. I told Brian what we expect from him. He's not platooning. He's going to see a lot of at-bats because there are a lot of lefties in this division. He's going to see a lot of playing time because of late moves. Late in the game, I might play him in center field. I might put Erstad at first base. I was the one shooting for [Anderson] to go back to the minor leagues to get more at-bats, but we're trying to win in 2007, and the best shot for that was him. I love Terrero, but B.A. is a true center fielder, and that's what we really need. That's why we kept him."

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