Sox No. 1 Pick Fulmer Shines for Vandy in College World Series

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Today’s News

Ready to Take the Next Step

Carson Fulmer, the White Sox’ No. 1 selection (eighth overall) in the recent amateur draft, made his final college appearance a memorable one. The right-hander was dominant last night as he led his Vanderbilt Commodores to win one game of their second consecutive College World Series title with a 5-1 victory over Virginia.

Fulmer tossed 7.2 shutout innings, allowing just two hits while striking out eight.

The best-of-three series continues tonight. Click on the link to read more:

http://www.oregonlive.com/college-baseball/index.ssf/2015/06/carson_fulmer_vanderbilt_silen.html

Tonight’s Game

White Sox vs. Twins at Target Field, Minneapolis (7:10 p.m. CT, WPWR). Probable Starters: RHP Jeff Samardzija (4-4, 4.67) for the Sox, RHP Mike Pelfrey (5-3, 2.97) for Minnesota.

Last Night’s Highlights

Adam LaRoche drove in a pair of runs and LaRoche, Jose AbreuAvi Garcia and Alexei Ramirez each collected two hits apiece in the loss to the Twins.

Charlotte’s Erik Johnson International League Pitcher of the Week

http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20150622&content_id=132216688&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_t494&sid=t494

More Knights Notes

Lefty reliever Dan Jennings began a rehab assignment yesterday with Class AAA Charlotte and pitched two innings last night in the series opener at Syracuse. Sox third-base prospect Matt Davidson is having an outstanding power year for the Knights, leading the International League with 13 homers.

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Twins at Target Field (12:10 p.m. CT, CSN) in the finale of the three-game series. Probable Starters: LHP Chris Sale (6-3, 2.74) for the Sox, RHP Phil Hughes (5-6, 4.47) for Minnesota.

2005 Flashback

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sox’ championship season…

In Game 70 on June 21 at U.S. Cellular Field vs. the Royals, Jon Garland (12-2) pitched 8.1 innings, allowing a lone run on four hits as the White Sox won their sixth in a row, 5-1, for their 48th win of the season…Scott Podsednik went 3-4 with an RBI, Pablo Ozuna had two runs batted in and A.J. Pierzynski and Joe Crede added an RBI apiece.

Photo of the Day

Pretty impressive, White Sox fans!

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2 Comments

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Robin “Sleepy” Ventura is too GUTLESS to BENCH players for bad play and/or not hustling…….With Alexi Ramirez, it is BOTH !! FIRE VENTURA! Hey, Scott, enjoy all the EMPTY seats the next 3 months.

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