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Gamethread: White Sox vs. Brewers

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The big question: can the Sox win a series against a good team?

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago White Sox
Sox Math: Jose Abreu (who’s been in beast mode lately) + throwback unis on both sides = a photo worth posting.
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We know the White Sox can beat bad teams, with some regularity, even. But they have yet to take a series from a team currently sitting better than .500. So in facing the NL-leading Milwaukee Brewers today in the rubber game of the series, and after getting blanked yesterday, you’d be forgiven for expecting the worst.

But Dylan Covey has been a pleasant surprise during his call-up, and Brent Suter has given up 11 home runs already this year, so maybe, just maybe, the Sox have a chance.

Or they lose 9-1. What do I know?

In other news about today’s game, I find this to be a thoughtful thing for the Sox to be doing today:

I have friends with kids on the Autism spectrum, and they often can’t take their families to events that many of us take for granted. So if the Sox are reaching out to the Autism community and giving people the chance to attend a game who usually can’t, I’m all for it. But don’t read the Twitter replies, because people are generally horrible.

Today’s lineups: