Sale on His Progress: “It’s Great to Be a Real Baseball Player Again”

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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Today’s News

Getting There

Chris Sale ran yesterday for the first time since his foot injury, is set to throw a second bullpen tomorrow and is scheduled to throw 75 pitches on Friday in a simulated game. All of this planned activity prompted Chris’ upbeat comment above.

This Afternoon’s Game

White Sox vs. Rockies at Camelback Ranch-Glendale (3:05 p.m., CT, CSN). Probable Sox Starter: LHP John Danks. Others scheduled are RHP Javy Guerra, LHP Dan Jennings, LHP Zach Duke, RHP Matt Albers, LHP Onelki Garcia.

Yesterday’s Highlights

Andy Wilkins doubled in three runs, Alexei Ramirez continued his hot hitting by driving in a run with a double, his 14th RBI of the spring (click on link below), and Conor Gillaspie went 2-3 with a single and a double in the Sox loss to the Padres in Peoria…Melky Cabrera made a terrific throw to double off a runner at first base.

http://m.mlb.com/sd/video/v52719183

Sox Moves

INF Leury Garcia, LHP Onelki Garcia and 1B Wilkins have been optioned to Class AAA Charlotte; RHP Frankie Montas has been optioned to Class AA Birmingham and RHP Logan Kensing, RHP Nolan Sanburn and LHP Joe Savery have been reassigned to minor-league camp.

Read All About It: The Abreu Profile in Chicago Mag

http://atmlb.com/1EJIRhU

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Quote of the Day

Robin on Sale:

“Today’s a good day just getting him back out with everybody on the field… just to get him back out’s good for his sake.”

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Royals at Surprise (8:05 p.m., CT). Probable Sox Starter: RHP Chris Beck.

Photo of the Day

Popular country music artist Luke Bryan, a buddy of Adam LaRoche, visited Sox camp yesterday. Bryan had time for this selfie and also took some BP with the great Bo Jackson looking over his shoulder.

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