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White Sox Recap: Sheets leads sweep of split squad action

by Matt Cotner

The White Sox defeated both the Royals and Mariners today during their split-squad matchups.

In the game against the Mariners saw Eloy Jimenez continue his strong start to Spring Training, with a pair of singles that each drove in a run. Down 5-3 heading into the seventh inning, the White Sox mounted a comeback with a Zach Remillard solo home run and a Danny Mendick two-run homer. Aaron Mcgarity recorded the save and the White Sox sealed a 6-5 victory.

Gavin Sheets lead the way in the White Sox 6-1 win against the Royals with a pair of solo home runs. Andrew Benintendi also recorded a multi-hit game with a double and a single. In Bailey Horn’s first appearance back with the White Sox, he pitched an inning of shutout ball.

With the pair of wins, the White Sox improved to 3-5 on the Spring Training season.

Offensive Recap

  • Nicky Lopez: 2-for-2, 2 2B, 2 R
  • Yoan Moncada: 1-for-3, 2B, R, RBI
  • Eloy Jimenez: 2-for-3, 2 RBI
  • Andrew Benintendi: 2-for-3, 2B, RBI
  • Gavin Sheets: 2-for-2, 2 HR, 2 RBI

Pitching Recap

  • Jared Shuster: 2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
  • Nick Padilla: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 K
  • Jake Woodford: 2 IP, 1 H, 2 K
  • Tanner Banks: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K
  • Bailey Horn: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K

Game Highlights

Next Game

The White Sox continue Spring Training tomorrow with another matchup against the Cubs. The first pitch is at 2:05, and the Cubs’ broadcast will be televised on the Marquee Sports Network.

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Featured Image: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

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