And close games in the Chicago cold.
Grienke, Cruz & Soria. Done and done and done.
Mike Jacobs took a walk (on pace for 82!) and the best hitter from last season is still batting ninth. Mike Aviles scored both runs, getting on base ahead of the guys at the top of the lineup. So, one of Trey Hillman's moves is working.
Kyle Farnsworth was unavailable, as he was still searching for the spot where Thome's ball landed.