Robin: Carson Fulmer “Putting Himself on the Radar”
Monday, March 21, 2016
Today’s Spring Training News
This Afternoon’s Game
White Sox vs. Indians at Goodyear (3:05 p.m. CT, CSN). Scheduled to pitch for Sox are Scott Carroll, Tyler Danish, Tommy Kahnle, Matt Lollis, Matt Purke and Dan Jennings.
The White Sox (10-7-1) won their third straight game with a 6-2 victory over the A’s in Mesa. The Sox combined outstanding pitching with a 16-hit attack, highlighted by Carson Fulmer‘s stellar outing and Jerry Sands‘ two homers…Fulmer (pictured above) threw 3.1 scoreless innings, allowing a hit and a pair of walks with four strikeouts…Sands belted a two-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the seventh. That’s Jerry pictured in the center of photo below being congratulated by his teammates…Jimmy Rollins, Jason Coats and Carlos Sanchez each added an RBI single and Matt Davidson continued his hot hitting with a three-hit day. He’s now batting .483 in Cactus League play…Dan Jennings pitched 2.2 perfect innings, recording three strikeouts, and Phillippe Aumont threw a scoreless ninth. It was Aumont’s fifth consecutive scoreless appearance this spring.
Sands goes deep–twice:
Quotes of the Day
Robin Ventura on Fulmer:
“Coop‘s excited about what he’s been doing down here…(He’s) really putting himself on the radar.”
“My body feels great, my arm feels great. That’s half the battle while we’re down here…So everything is rolling, everything is clicking and we’re going out to try and win some games.”
Catching Up With New Sox Backstops
Sox Notes of Note
In a “B” game at Camelback Ranch, Jose Quintana pitched six innings of shutout ball against Reds’ minor leaguers, giving up five hits, two walks and three strikeouts…Nate Jones and David Robertson each tossed a scoreless inning.
White Sox vs. Giants at Camelback Ranch-Glendale (3:05 p.m. CT, CSN). Mat Latos, Erik Johnson and Nate Jones are scheduled to pitch for the Sox.
Photo of the Day
Latos makes his Cactus League debut tomorrow.