FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 17th, 2018
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO TO CARRY SEVEN WINSTON-SALEM DASH (WHITE SOX CLASS “A-ADVANCED”) GAMES THIS SUMMER
NBC Sports Chicago to provide viewers with an early look at future White Sox stars ROBERT, CEASE, RUTHERFORD,
ADOLFO, SHEETS, BASABE & more beginning Thursday, May 24 at 6:00 PM CT!
PLUS — Live streaming coverage of EVERY Dash telecast to be made available to authenticated subscribers on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and via the NBC Sports app!
Chicago, IL (May 17, 2018) – NBC Sports Chicago, the multi-platform home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago White Sox, along with extensive live game coverage featuring the Class AAA affiliate Charlotte Knights, has announced it will be carrying seven games showcasing the White Sox Class “A-Advanced” affiliate, the Winston-Salem Dash.
NBC Sports Chicago will carry the first of its seven Dash home game telecasts on Thursday, May 24 – LIVE at 6:00 PM CT, as the Dash host their Carolina League/Southern Division rival, the Buies Creek Astros (Houston Astros “A-Advanced” affiliate). All games will be produced by the Dash in-stadium production team featuring play-by-play announcer Joe Weil and game analyst Jake Eisenberg.
The Dash feature a number of rising stars in the White Sox organization including center fielder Luis Robert (ranked as the White Sox #3 top prospect via MLB.com; ranked #26 overall in MLB.com’s 2018 “Top 100 Prospects), starting pitcher Dylan Cease (#5 White Sox top prospect; ranked #56 overall), right fielder Blake Rutherford (#7 White Sox top prospect; ranked #91 overall), designated hitter Micker Adolfo (#10 White Sox top prospect), first baseman Gavin Sheets (#11 White Sox top prospect), and center fielder Luis Alexander Basabe (#13 White Sox top prospect), among others. The Dash also features first-year manager/former White Sox shortstop Omar Vizquel, an MLB legend who earned 11 Gold Glove awards during his illustrious 24-year MLB career.
In addition — EVERY Winston-Salem Dash telecast on NBC Sports Chicago will be streamed live on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and will be made available via the NBC Sports app on tablets and smart phones. The live streaming service is currently available to customers of Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, Time Warner Cable and Charter, among numerous other carriers. In addition, NBC Sports Chicago is also available on numerous streaming services including DIRECTV NOW, Hulu, fuboTV, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV. For a full list of carriers and more information about NBC Sports Chicago’s live streaming service, viewers are urged to visit nbcsportschicago.com/live-faq.
Fans are also urged to visit NBCSportsChicago.com’s “WhiteSoxTalk” section (NBCSportsChicago.com/WhiteSox) for the latest progress reports on all the White Sox prospects at Class “A-Advanced” Winston-Salem throughout the season, along with 24/7 coverage on Twitter @NBCSWhiteSox. In addition, the popular “White Sox Talk PODCAST” (presented by Wintrust), hosted NBC Sports Chicago White Sox expert Chuck Garfien and an array of special guests, features in-depth White Sox minor league reports, including the latest news on all the key prospects at Class AAA Charlotte and Class AA Birmingham, each and every week throughout the season. Fans can download all of NBC Sports Chicago’s podcasts at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO
2018 Winston-Salem Dash (White Sox Class “A-Advanced”) schedule
All Times Central Time (CT); Schedule Subject to Change
Visit NBCSportsChicago.com/WhiteSox for extensive 2018 White Sox coverage all season long.