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Gamethread: White Sox at Brewers

It’s a bird, it’s a plane ... it’s SuperVaughn!

Seattle Mariners v Chicago White Sox
Is this Andrew Vaughn sliding after a sinking liner, trying to grab it with his bare hands?
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He uses x-ray vision to spot sliders before they’ve slid
And to note hidden ball tricks before they’ve been hid
He’s proven that he can really hit
And scoop up throws with a first baseman’s mitt
He’s able to leap from Single-A to the majors in a single bound!

Yes, yes, it’s SuperVaughn!!

And, now, as one of his fellow superheroes, the Eloy Batman, suffers an outrageous fate at the hands of The Joker, SuperVaughn faces his biggest challenge yet — can he suddenly not only develop the skills to play a position he has never played before, to learn to use a mitt with fingers? Or will he sadly learn that outfield grass is laced with kryptonite?

Stay tuned and find out!

Well, actually, unless the information so far is wrong, there’s nothing to stay tuned to except skeletal Gameday, but, what the heck, grab a comic and follow along anyway, as Andrew Vaughn learns that left field isn’t just something people make comments that are out of (we’ll give you a moment to figure that one out).

Vaughn will be joined by several other players in today’s Sox lineup, though they’ll all be playing positions they’ve played before:

SuperVaughn’s derring-do takes much of the focus off Carlos Rodón’s effort at a third straight excellent performance. Rodón will be facing a mixed bag of Brew Crew regulars and scrubs, and, as was the case with Dylan Cease yesterday, he’ll have the pitcher batting in case he needs to get out of a jam:

Brewers’ starter Freddy Peralta has only given up one run and struck out 15 in 8 13 innings so far this spring, so it’s good Rodón has most of the Sox starters for run support.

Game time is 3:10 p.m. Central. TV is listed as MLBN (delay), but SuperVaughn delays for no man.