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November 3, 2010

AFL Game #20: Peoria Saguaros @ Phoenix Desert Dogs [UPDATE]

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 3, 2010 1:49 pm

Boxscore. Gameday. Weather: 85 degrees, sunny. Eduardo Escobar starts at SS and Jason Bour starts at C for the Saguaros.

UPDATE: 3-5 with a 3B for Escobar:

Peoria Saguaros
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Escobar SS 5 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .366
Bour C 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .357

2B: Bour (4, Luetge).
3B: Escobar (3, Merklinger).
TB: Escobar 5; Bour 2.

PB: Bour (3).
DP: (Negron-Escobar-Ruiz).

Peoria Saguaros
Mabee 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8.64

Pitches-strikes: Mabee 38-21.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mabee 4-2.
Batters faced: Mabee 10.

A slam ties it

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 3, 2010 1:35 pm
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Farmio is back:

Ed Farmer and Darrin Jackson also had their agreements extended as the radio voices of the White Sox. Farmer enters his 20th full season on the White Sox Radio Network and sixth handling play-by-play duties, while Jackson, the one-time White Sox outfielder, enters his 12th season as a White Sox broadcaster. The 2011 campaign marks his third in the radio booth with Farmer. 

Ken “Hawk” Harrelson and Steven Stone also return for their third year together on the television broadcasts. Harrelson marks his 21st consecutive season as the voice of the White Sox, while Stone begins his fourth.

and the Sox get a radio HD channel as part of their new radio agreement with WSCR:

The new multiyear broadcast agreement between the White Sox and WSCR 670 The Score, announced on Wednesday morning, comes with an option. … As part of this new agreement, the White Sox will launch a HD channel on 104.3-3. According to club vice president and chief marketing officer Brooks Boyer, the new channel will focus on White Sox programming and Bulls programming, factoring in chairman Jerry Reinsdorf’s two teams, as well as the business of sports, with content created exclusively by the club. … 

Kevin Goldstein on Eduardo Escobar

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 3, 2010 1:03 pm
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Goldstein @ BP:

Eduardo Escobar, SS, White Sox (AFL Saguaros): 4-for-5, 2 2B, 3B, 2 R, 2 RBI. One of the better fielding shortstops in the minors has made six errors already in AFL; if this is a real offensive step forward, he’s one of the best prospects in the system.

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