Image: Courtesy Lake County Captains WHITE SOX PITCHERS (FOR REFERENCE) Reynaldo Lopez (hereinafter referred to as Lopez): 1st and 2nd innings – projected major league long reliever (per FanGraphs)Garrett Crochet […]
Image: Courtesy Lake County Captains
WHITE SOX PITCHERS (FOR REFERENCE)
Reynaldo Lopez (hereinafter referred to as Lopez): 1st and 2nd innings – projected major league long reliever (per FanGraphs)
Garrett Crochet (Crochet: 3rd inning – 2020 1st Round Pick from Tennessee who was pitching in his first “real” pro game
Bernardo Flores Jr. (Flores): 4th-6th innings – Projected Triple-A starter who made his major league debut last September
Matt Tomshaw (Tomshaw): 7th inning – back-of-rotation/bullpen prospect protected to pitch for Triple-A Charlotte
Bo Naylor (DH): 1-3 – Bo had one of only three Indian hits on Saturday (one of two allowed by Flores).
Tyler Krieger (3B): 1-2 – Krieger had the other hit off of Flores for his second hit in as many games.
Brayan Rocchio (SS): no plate appearances – Rocchio played two inning in the field but did not come to the plate in his first game of the spring.
Jose Fermin (2B): 0-1 – Fermin did see the batters box in his spring debut and grounded to short to lead off the sixth in his first at-bat of 2021.
Steven Kwan (LF): 0-1 – Kwan’s Saturday was not quite as spectacular as his Friday.
Will Benson (RF): no plate appearances – It wasn’t his debut, but Benson also played exclusively defensively in the White Sox’s ’21 visit to Goodyear.
George Valera (CF): 0-1 – Valera grounded into a game-ending double play in his only plate appearance of the day.
Scott Moss: L (0-1), 2 IP, 3 H, 2 R (both earned), 1 BB, 1 WP – While he did face a major leaguer-laden Sox lineup, these numbers did nothing to help his case for a spot in the Cleveland bullpen.
Sam Hentges: 2 IP, 4 H, 3 R (all earned), 1 K – The stat line is not nearly as worrying for Hentges, who is yet to pitch in a Triple-A game and was pitching well above his level facing this lineup.
Kyle Nelson: 1 IP, 2 K, 1 HBP – A good inning against a mostly Triple-A group of batters (one projected to Double-A Brimingham by FanGraphs).