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

James Shields sucks.

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

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.


Today's Lineups

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