New Sox TV Voice Jason Benetti Debuts Tomorrow on WGN

image4

Friday, March 11, 2016

Today’s Spring Training News

Benetti Ready to Go

http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/new-white-sox-broadcaster-ready-for-action-lets-go/

Snapchat Day

MLB and the Sox will be giving an unprecedented look inside Spring Training today with the debut of Snapchat Day. Make sure to add the White Sox on Snapchat (username: whitesox) to get a look inside traveling on the team bus, interactions in the dugout and more.

http://m.mlb.com/cutfour/2015/04/09/166087604

1024x576_Snapchat_CWS

This Afternoon’s Game

White Sox vs. Padres at Peoria (2:10 p.m. CT). Carlos Rodon makes his second start of the spring–and second against San Diego.

image5

Yesterday’s Games

In one split-squad game, The White Sox defeated the Rangers, 8-2, in Surprise. Avi Garcia continued his hot spring with a pair of doubles and two RBI, Jerry Sands (pictured above) hit a three-run blast and drove in four, Tyler Saladino slammed his second homer and Travis Ishikawa went 3 for 3…Jose Quintana went 4.1 innings for the win and Tyler Danish (0.2 IP), Tommy Kahnle (2.0), Nate Jones and Michael Ynoa (1.0) pitched scoreless ball in relief of Q.

Here’s an Avi RBI double and the Sands and Saladino homers:

http://m.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/video/topic/8878818/v550573683/cwstex-garcia-smacks-an-rbi-double-to-the-wall#

http://m.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/video/v550580183/cwstex-sands-sends-a-threerun-shot-onto-the-lawn/?affiliateId=clubMEGAMENU#

http://m.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/video/topic/8878818/v550830983

In the split-squad game at Camelback Ranch-Glendale, the Sox dropped a 9-2 decision to the Royals. Brett Lawrie and Matt Davidson each belted their second Cactus League homers…Carson Fulmer started for the Sox and pitched 2.1 innings, allowing a run while striking out a pair.

The Lawrie and Davidson blasts:

http://m.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/video/topic/8878818/v550933483

http://m.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/video/topic/8878818/v550679083/kccws-davidsons-solo-homer-starts-the-scoring#

The Sox now have 16 homers in nine games. Saladino, Davidson and Lawrie each have two.

Quote of the Day

Fulmer on his second spring start–both coming vs. the Royals:

“The last outing, a couple of those guys barreled me up a little bit. I got hit around, but going into this game, I kept the same approach, same pitch sequences for the most part, but made better-quality pitches this outing, and I definitely had better results.”

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Cubs at Mesa (2:05 p.m. CT, WLS Radio, WGN-TV).

Photo/Video of the Day

In the fifth inning of the game vs. the Royals, the Sox turned this triple play. Jason Coats caught a line drive off the bat of Tony Cruz in left field. With KC runners Reymond Fuentes and Dusty Coleman off with the pitch, Coats, shortstop Jimmy Rollins and first baseman Mike Olt doubled and tripled them off second and first to complete the rare act.

031016_chw_triple_play_med_tw_lii8i65n

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: