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Game Thread: Phillies at White Sox 8/24/16

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James Shields sucks.

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Phillies at White Sox

US Cellular Field

8:10PM EDT on CSN

Jerad Eickhoff (1-2) 8.79 ERA

PHILLIES: Eickhoff has enjoyed a pretty successful sophomore season, arguably becoming the team’s most consistent and reliable starter. But lately, Eickhoff has struggled, posting a 5.28 ERA in his last eight starts.

James Shields (5-15) 5.98 ERA

WHITE SOX: Shields' August woes continued, as he allowed six earned runs on eight hits over 4 2/3 innings in a loss to the A’s. For the month, Shields has given up 27 earned runs on 33 hits in 14 innings to go with nine home runs.

MATCHUP

Today's Lineups

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Cesar Hernandez - 2B Adam Eaton - CF
Odubel Herrera - CF Tim Anderson - SS
Maikel Franco - 3B Melky Cabrera - LF
Ryan Howard - DH Jose Abreu - 1B
Cameron Rupp - C Justin Morneau - DH
Tommy Joseph - 1B Todd Frazier - 3B
Aaron Altherr - LF Avisail Garcia - RF
Freddy Galvis - SS Dioner Navarro - C
Peter Bourjos - RF Tyler Saladino - 2B
Jerad Eickhoff - RHP James Shields - RHP