Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 4/14/12
A week into the 2012 season it is apparent that a new era has begun on the south side of Chicago.  After several months of anticipation, White Sox fans finally their chance to witness the team and the many new additions to the ballpark firsthand.  This was our time to see rebuilding team, to say goodbye to some of our favorite players and to formally embrace a new manager with a completely different style in Robin Ventura.  So what were the highlights of opening day? New “must try” additions to U.S. Cellular Field?  Read on to find out! To any fan following the White Sox for the last few years it was bittersweet not seeing opening day perennial Mark Buehrle take the mound when Thunderstruck blare throughout U.S. Cellular Field and Gene Honda introduced the team, but Jake Peavy’s staff-ace worthy performance made many get over that sadness quickly. Peavy allowed only two runs on two hits, striking out eight and walking one in 6 2-3 innings. Something critics indicated the team migh...
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