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Game Thread: Phillies vs White Sox 8/23/16

I think it is about time Thompson throws a gem.

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Phillies at White Sox

US Cellular Field

8:10PM EDT on CSN

Jake Thompson (1-2) 8.79 ERA

PHILLIES: Thompson makes the fourth start of his career, and he hopes this time he can do something he did not accomplish in his previous three: pitch more than five innings. The No. 67 prospect in baseball, according to, has struggled early.

Carlos Rodon (3-8) 4.26 ERA

WHITE SOX: Rodon allowed two runs on eight hits in six innings vs. the Indians, but he didn’t issue a walk while fanning five. He has a 12-8 record with a 2.54 ERA in 31 starts where he works at least six innings. He has made three straight quality starts.

Today's Lineups

Peter Bourjos - RF Adam Eaton - CF
Aaron Altherr - CF Tim Anderson - SS
Maikel Franco - 3B Melky Cabrera - LF
Tommy Joseph - 1B Jose Abreu - 1B
Cameron Rupp - C Justin Morneau - DH
Carlos Ruiz - DH Todd Frazier - 3B
Freddy Galvis - SS Omar Narvaez - C
Tyler Goeddel - LF Avisail Garcia - RF
Manny Burriss - 2B Carlos Sanchez - 2B
Jake Thompson - RHP Carlos Rodon - LHP