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REAL Baseball!

April 12 vs. Baltimore.  

Short take:  Welcome home!

While most of Chicago could care less whether their baseball team wins or loses, Fans of the Chicago White Sox make it the central point to their allegiance.  We may be the second team in the second city, but there is nothing second class about the joy this team brings us when they win.

Friday was a glorious day to be a Sox Fan.  Our beloved Pale Hose won their home opener 5-2 over Baltimore.  Everything else is just ivy growin' on the wall.

Sox Fans returning to Comiskey Park were treated to improved concourses and a new and lush center field batter's eye.  The old metallic shed roof won't be missed, and anything to attract a few more casual fans is welcomed.  However, nothing succeeds like success, and the real story was on the field.

If Mark Buehrle is nervous about being named the staff ace, he's doing an outstanding job hiding it.  He took the ball for the home opener, and didn't leave until completing seven full innings.  The one earned run he allowed was enough to actually raise his ERA to 0.94.  If not for a fielding error that led to Baltimore's first run (and a meaningless dinger allowed in the seventh), it would have been a spotless performance.

The top of the line up has been outstanding and this game was no exception.  Leadoff man Kenny Lofton reached base all four times he came to the plate.  Had the umpire not blown the call, his stolen base in the second inning would have staked the Sox to the lead.  Ray Durham ended up stranded at third. 

Durham was impressive, too.  The Toy Cannon crushed the ball beyond the centerfield wall for a two-run dinger.  The umpire didn't blow the call on his stolen base. 

The Sox collected three dingers in the game.  Jose Valentin's was arguably the biggest, a two-run blast that grabbed the lead for the Sox in the fourth inning.  Sandy Alomar got every bit of one in the fifth inning, too.

The middle of the line up was quiet.  Frank Thomas and Paul Konerko were both 0-fer and Magglio Ordonez collected just one hit, plus a strikeout with men on base.  We didn't need it anyway.

Save it, guys.  Sox Fans won't be satisfied till we win 'em all!  Isn't winning what it's all about?

George Bova is editor and founder of White Sox Interactive.

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3 for 3, plus a walk, Lofton reached based every time he came to the plate.  Cheated out of a stolen base on a blown call at second base.  Flawless in the field.  A perfect day for a leadoff man.

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