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- Gramps has words for the White Sox: “It’s all good.”
The White Sox won again Wednesday, leaving them two games ahead of the Detroit Tigers, but it wasn’t as easy as the 9-5 final made it look, even as the Sox website referred to it as a rout.
The Sox took a 4-0 lead with the help of a homer by the returned Dewayne Wise, but Gavin Floyd all but squandered his own great stuff when he lost it in the sixth and gave up a game-tying homer to Kelly Johnson.
Adam Dunn saved the game, however, and gave Floyd the win, with a titanic three-run homer in the seventh, his majors-leading 34th and the 399th of his career, putting him on the brink of 400 (in math worthy of Sox radio announcer Ed Farmer).
But the high point came when Dayan Viciedo followed with a two-run shot to right field to complete the Sox’s scoring for the night. After his usual call of “You can put it on the board, yes!” Sox TV announcer Ken “Hawk” Harrelson went positively Dylanesque, adding, “It’s all good.”
It is all good right now for the Sox, and I’ll be examining the precise reasons why later this week.