The White Sox will host members of the Chicago Police Department at Wednesday's game and honor them for their exceptional service during the recent NATO Summit.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, accompanied by Chicago police officers, will represent the department's 12,500 members, as the White Sox present a special tribute to the Chicago Police Department during the seventh inning of the game. The White Sox also will host the police officers on the field during batting practice before the game.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked the White Sox to join the city in honoring the outstanding work of these men and women. To recognize their service, the White Sox announced all sworn members of the Chicago Police Department will be offered two complimentary tickets to one of 10 select White Sox games. Details on how tickets can be redeemed will be communicated directly to the officers through the Chicago Police Department.
White Sox Minor League outfield instructor Daryl Boston served as the team's first-base coach during Tuesday's 9-2 loss to the Twins and will do so again on Wednesday. Harold Baines is attending his daughter's graduation.
Class A Kannapolis pitcher Blair Walters was named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for May 14-20. He went 1-0 with nine strikeouts in seven innings.
The White Sox are 5-14 against the Twins at U.S. Cellular Field since 2010.
Dayan Viciedo's seven-game hitting streak came to an end.