MINNEAPOLIS -- They’re reorganizing the rotation after Sunday’s rainout, but the White Sox won’t skip anyone.
Aside from Chris Sale, who appears to be tentatively scheduled for Friday’s opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, everyone in the White Sox rotation has been pushed back at least a day courtesy of Sunday’s postponement.
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Jose Quintana is throwing in Monday’s game at Target Field with Carlos Rodon pushed back two days to Wednesday and Mat Latos set for Thursday. Instead of pushing back John Danks one day to Friday, White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he thinks they’d keep Sale on normal rest and move Danks to Saturday.
“I think we’re leaning that way as of right now,” Ventura said. “We have an off day to tamper with.”
Though they were off Sunday and again on Tuesday, the White Sox won’t skip anyone’s turn as they begin a stretch with 19 games in 19 days on Wednesday.
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Eloy Jimenez hit his eighth home run of the season in a 7-3 loss. Zack Collins and Matt Rose each had a hit, a walk and a run scored. Ian Clarkin gave up five runs and walked five in his five innings. Seby Zavala, who leads the Southern League with 10 homers, went on the disabled list with a wrist injury.
Jordan Stephens had a good second outing at the Triple-A level, allowing just one earned run in his 6.1 innings. He allowed five hits and walked two, striking out four batters. In his two starts with Charlotte, he's got a 2.19 ERA with three earned runs allowed in 12.1 innings. Charlie Tilson doubled in the 12-6 win. Thyago Vieira gave up two runs in his lone inning of work, and his ERA stands at 5.85 on the season.
Class A Winston-Salem
The bats seem to have gone a tad cold for the Dash, who suffered a 4-1 loss. The top five hitters in the lineup — Joel Booker, Alex Call, Blake Rutherford, Micker Adolfo and Gavin Sheets — combined to go 2-for-18.
Class A Kannapolis
Lincoln Henzman gave up four earned runs in five innings, allowing a pair of home runs. Luis Gonzalez and Evan Skoug each had a hit in a 5-3 loss.
Manny Machado to the White Sox?? It's been the dream for many White Sox fans for months.
With Machado in town to the play the White Sox, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss the White Sox chances of signing the soon-to-be-free agent.
Garfien also talks with Nicky Delmonico who played with Machado and fellow free agent to be Bryce Harper on the U.S.A. 18-under national team.
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