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Gamethread: A’s at White Sox

Happy birthday, Timmay!

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox
Birthday Boy: Tim Anderson, coming off of a bat-flippable dinger last night, turns 25 today.
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In the category of guys we sorta forgot were on the team:

We also learned on last night’s broadcast that whenever Tim Anderson hits a home run at Sox Park, his wife Bria cooks him his favorite meal, spaghetti. Due to the quick turnaround from last night’s game to today’s, Jason Benetti speculated that Tim may have to take an IOU on last night’s spaghetti earned. In that case, perhaps tonight will be a feast of pasta and birthday cake. Happy birthday, to the current Most Valuable White Sox!

Yoán Moncada again leads off, hoping to build on a solid effort in the nightcap last night. On the bump is everyone’s favorite sucker-punch of an ace, Dylan Covey.

The White Sox get the full Snidely Whiplash treatment this afternoon, facing Daniel Mengden and his fabulous mustache wax: