Todd Frazier: “If the Atmosphere is Like This, This is Where I Want to Play the Rest of My Life”
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Today’s Spring Training News
Frazier and the White Sox Seem Like a Perfect Match
This Afternoon’s Game
White Sox vs. Padres @Camelback Ranch-Glendale (2:05 p.m, WLS, whitesox.com). Carlos Rodon will make the start for the Sox. Others scheduled to pitch are Jake Petricka, Dan Jennings, Matt Albers, Zach Duke, Daniel Webb and Zach Putnam.
The White Sox (1-1-1) recorded their first Cactus League win with a 7-6 victory over the World Champion Royals in Surprise. Tyler Saladino‘s two-run homer in the sixth inning broke a 4-4 tie and the Sox added another tally in the top of the ninth on a Jason Coats double and a Travis Ishikawa RBI single…Courtney Hawkins preserved the Sox’ 6-5 lead in the eighth as he caught a fly ball in foul territory and doubled up the runner with the potential tying run at the plate…Adam Eaton, who went 3-3 with two RBI, was a triple shy of the cycle. His homer in the third inning gave he Sox a 2-1 lead…Avi Garcia singled, doubled and drove in a pair…J.B. Shuck and Matt Davidson each collected a pair of hits and scored a run…Tyler Danish got credit for the win, Matt Lollis registered the save.
The Sale-Fulmer Connection
Quote of the Day
Royals manager Ned Yost on the Sox adding Todd Frazier and Brett Lawrie (via @scottmerkin):
“I wish they wouldn’t have done it. Those are high quality guys. Those are gamer guys…Those are winners that they have. It’s just going to make our job that much tougher.”
White Sox vs. Angels at Tempe (2:10 p.m. CT). Erik Johnson is set to start for the Sox. Also scheduled to pitch: Scott Carroll, Michael Ynoa, Peter Tago, Tommy Kahnle and Will Lamb. Former Sox lefty Hector Santiago will be on the mound for LA.
Photo of the Day
Quiet Assassin or Happy Warrior? Actually both.