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Father's Day GameThread: White Sox @ Jays

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Call your dad.

I think, for Father's Day, I'm going to make my kids go play catch with me, it's been a little while.

I'd also like a win. And I'd like Jason Leglebijian to get called up. I'm tired of watch Goins.

We get J.A. Happ starting today. Happ's last start was his first good one since coming off the DL. He pitched 6 scoreless innings, with 8 strikeouts and no walks. I'd take that today.

James Shields makes his first start since mid-April, coming off the DL.

Steve Pearce plays today. Since he hit a home run in his first game back, it's tough to argue it, but I'd like to see as much of Dwight Smith as we can get.

There is a little bit of Jays news, or almost Jays news:

Grube had a 6.14 ERA in 11 starts for the Bisons.

Today's Lineups

CHICAGO WHITE SOX TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Melky Cabrera - LF Kevin Pillar - CF
Tim Anderson - SS Josh Donaldson - 3B
Jose Abreu - 1B Jose Bautista - RF
Avisail Garcia - RF Kendrys Morales - DH
Todd Frazier - 3B Justin Smoak - 1B
Matt Davidson - DH Troy Tulowitzki - SS
Willy Garcia - CF Russell Martin - C
Kevan Smith - C Steve Pearce - LF
Yolmer Sanchez - 2B Ryan Goins - 2B
James Shields - RHP J.A. Happ - LHP

GO JAYS GO!

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