Shark Ready for Cactus League Debut
Sunday, March 8, 2015
White Sox vs. A’s at Hohokam Stadium, Mesa (3:05 p.m., CT). Probable pitching order: RHP Jeff Samardzija, RHP Javy Guerra, RHP Chris Beck, RHP J.D. Martin, LHP Joe Savery, LHP Dan Jennings, RHP Daniel Webb, RHP Jake Petricka.
Avi Garcia went 2-3 and is now hitting .750 this spring, Leury Garcia went 2-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, Geovany Soto doubled twice and drove in a run and Micah Johnson tripled in a run in the Sox’ 11-7 loss to the Mariners…Starter Hector Noesi pitched a perfect two innings.
Sale Making Progress
Eaton Talks White Sox
Here’s Adam Eaton talking to Casey Stern (with mic) and Jim Bowden on the MLB Radio Network.
Quote of the Day
Robin Ventura on Noesi:
“A lot of people probably shortchange the kind of stuff he has. I think people are selling him short.”
White Sox vs. Diamondbacks at Camelback Ranch-Glendale (3:05 p.m., CT). Probable pitching order: LHP Jose Quintana, RHP Brad Penny, LHP Zach Duke, LHP Onelki Garcia, RHP Matt Albers, RHP Zach Putnam, LHP Zach Phillips, RHP Maikel Cleto.
Photos of the Day
A gallery of photos from yesterday’s Minnie Minoso memorial service and procession:
Honoring Mr. White Sox
Minnie’s son Charlie and wife Sharon
Billy Pierce and Jerry Reinsdorf
The Big Hurt
Sox executive Howard Pizer with Charlie Minoso
Representing Sox fans
The procession by U.S. Cellular Field and the site of Old Comiskey Park