Myers excited to play for a winner in White Sox

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Myers excited to play for a winner in White Sox

DETROIT -- A long night of travel might have made Brett Myers a little weary, but the White Sox new pitcher said hes energized by his new team.
Myers joined the White Sox on Sunday less than 24 hours after he was acquired along with cash from the Houston Astros for a pair of minor-league pitchers.
The veteran, who will pitch in a setup role in the White Sox bullpen, said he had an idea the Astros wanted to trade him and is happy where he landed.
I didnt know what their plans were, if they could move me or not, Myers said. I was excited when I got the call. A little flustered at first because everything was going so fast, but thats normal with getting traded. It all worked out, I made it here and Im happy to be here.
Myers recorded saves in 19 of 21 opportunities for Houston. But he said he doesnt mind where he pitches with the White Sox, who entered Sunday with 16 more victories than the Astros.
On Saturday, White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Addison Reed will remain the teams closer despite blowing two saves on the teams 10-game road trip to start the second half.
Its huge to come to a winning team, thats what you play for, to win games, Myers said. Whenever they call my number, Ill be ready. It doesnt matter. Thats what Im here for.
White Sox general manager Kenny Williams hopes Myers, who has 40 career saves, will have a positive impact on his teams rookie closer. Reed said hes happy to have another veteran around to share insight.
I think it will be good for us, Reed said. Any time we can add a veteran arm and the guy has been around and been successful, it can do nothing but help us.

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Preview: Knights look to bounce back tonight on CSN

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Preview: Knights look to bounce back tonight on CSN

CSN's coverage of the Charlotte Knights continues tonight as the Knights will host the Buffalo Bisons at 7 p.m. on CSN.

[WHITE SOX TICKETS: Get your seats right here]

Yoan Moncada who made his return to the Knights yesterday, hit two home runs in four at-bats in a shining preformance for the Knights. 

It's the fifth of eight games that CSN will televise over the next two months to give fans an opportunity to watch the future of the White Sox.

Check out the rest of the television schedule here.