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Gameday Information: Royals vs. White Sox, April 8th

by Joe Binder

For the first time in a year and a half, White Sox fans return home today. Those in attendance will get their first-hand look at right-hander Lance Lynn, who’s making his first on the South Side. He’ll go up against Kansas City’s Brad Keller and his 40.50 ERA. If you’re headed to the game today, soak it all in and share your experience with us @SoxOn35th!

Royals (3-2) vs. White Sox (3-4)

Fast Facts

First Pitch: 3:10 PM CT
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field – Chicago, IL
Weather: Rain Showers (60% chance), 57 degrees

Broadcast Information

Listen: WMVP 1000 AM, WRTO 1200
Watch: NBC Sports Chicago

Starting Lineups


1. Whit Merrifield – 2B
2. Andrew Benintendi – LF
3. Carlos Santana – 1B
4. Salvador Perez – C
5. Jorge Soler – DH
6. Hunter Dozier – 3B
7. Kyle Isbel – RF
8. Michael A. Taylor – CF
9. Nicky Lopez – SS

White Sox

1. Adam Eaton – RF
2. Luis Robert – CF
3. Jose Abreu – 1B
4. Yoan Moncada – 3B
5. Yermin Mercedes – DH
6. Yasmani Grandal – C
7. Nick Williams – LF
8. Nick Madrigal – 2B
9. Danny Mendick – SS

Starting Pitchers

Brad Keller (0-0, 40.50 ERA) vs. Lance Lynn (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

  • Keller allowed six earned runs in only 1.1 IP on Opening Day vs. the Rangers.
  • Lance Lynn threw 4.2 shutout innings against the Angels with six strikeouts and two walks.

Be sure to follow us on social media and tag us @SoxOn35th if you’re at today’s game!

Featured Photo: Chris Tejeda/@FotoGenocide_

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