For the second straight game, the Chicago White Sox will bat 2B Gordon Beckham No. 2 and drop the struggling 3B Brent Morel to No. 9:
Sox@Indians 6:05, CSN, 670: De Aza 8 Beckham 4 Dunn DH Konerko 3 Pierzynski 2 Rios 9 Ramirez 6 Viciedo 7 Morel 5; Danks v Masterson— Daryl Van Schouwen (@CST_soxvan) May 8, 2012
Both Beckham and Morel have struggled through the early part of the season. Beckahm is currently hitting a career-low .279 weighted on-base average (wOBA) with 2 home runs. Morel, meanwhile, has a .195 wOBA -- worst among the team's starters -- with no home runs and 3 stolen bases.
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