White Sox Minor Keys: April 11, 2023

Truist Stadium, home of the Winston-Salem Dash

Considering the Winston-Salem Dash roster was kneecapped by the White Sox’s decision to create Project Birmingham over the final month of last season, it’s only fair that they got to open 2023 with the most intriguing roster of any White Sox affiliate.

It paid immediate dividends in the return to a four-game slate after rainouts and the Easter holiday affected the weekend schedule. The Dash were the Sox’s only victorious team, receiving the day’s best pitching performance from Jonathan Cannon. It also helps that Loidel Chapellí has succeeded in both of his stateside games so far, contributing a homer to the cause on Tuesday night.

As for the other games … well, let’s just talk about Winston-Salem.

Jacksonville 9, Charlotte 5

  • Carlos Pérez went 1-for-4 with a homer.
  • A big night for Cohoes’ Zack Remillard in defeat: 3-for-5 with two homers, a double and four RBIs.

Rocket City 9, Birmingham 2

  • José Rodríguez went 0-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • Luis Mieses was 0-for-5 with a K.
  • Yoelqui Céspedes went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Adam Hackenberg, 1-for-4 with a K.
  • Luke Shilling had milder control issues: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP, 12 of 26 pitches for strikes.

Winston-Salem 5, Brooklyn 3

  • Terrell Tatum went 0-for-1 with two walks, a sac bunt and two stolen bases.
  • Wes Kath walked once and struck out thrice.
  • DJ Gladney and Wilfred Veras both were 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Loidel Chapellí went 2-for-4 with a homer and a strikeout.
  • Jonathan Cannon: 5 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, 49 of 76 pitches for strikes.

Delmarva 7, Kannapolis 2

  • Jordan Sprinkle went 2-for-5.
  • Emerson Talavera: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K

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  • Jim Margalus

    Writing about the White Sox for a 16th season, first here, then at South Side Sox, and now here again. Let’s talk curling.

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