Updates from a rainy night

–Jim Thomes fifth-inning solo home run was the 513th of his career, moving him solely into 18th place on the all-time homer list, passing up Ernie Banks and Eddie Matthews. Next in his sites? Frank Thomas at 516.

–Jermaine Dye left the game in the seventh inning with what is being called a strained left groin.

–The Sox bullpen is starting to get that Oh no look to them, again blowing a lead as May approaches. Can you say 2007?

The Latest
Police were called to the school at 4460 Old Grand Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Friday when a student reported overhearing another student talking about having a gun, Gurnee police said, and a gun was then found in the student’s locker.
The Hawks produced one of their biggest offensive performances of the season Friday, but they still couldn’t escape their pattern of losses as they fell 3-2 in overtime.
Let’s see what they really have in terms of making a ‘playoff push.’