White Sox Minor Keys: May 25, 2019

It figures that on a night when the Winston-Salem Dash set a season high with a 17-run explosion, none of the White Sox’ most interesting prospects of that level played a key part. Nick Madrigal and Carlos Perez got the night off, while Steele Walker didn’t really contribute to the surge.

Will you settle for Evan Skoug homering in a second straight game — this one a grand slam — to give him a .250/.344/.571 line over his first eight games at High-A? Probably not, given that he failed to clear the Mendoza Line during his career at Kannapolis, but it’d sure be nice to have a surprise somewhere in the system.

Durham 4, Charlotte 3

  • Danny Mendick went 1-for-5 with a strikeout and a stolen base.
  • Daniel Palka had his fourth straight 0-for-4 night, with a strikeout.
  • Zack Collins drew an intentional walk in a pinch-hit appearance.
  • Joel Booker was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Carson Fulmer: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR

Chattanooga 7, Birmingham 4

  • Luis Robert went 1-for-5 with three strikeouts.
  • Luis Basabe, 1-for-3 with a double, two walks, a strikeout and a stolen base.
  • Luis Gonzalez was 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • Gavin Sheets, 1-for-4.
  • Blake Rutherford was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Blake Battenfield: 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 2 HR
  • Zack Burdi: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

Winston-Salem 17, Salem 3

  • Steele Walker went 1-for-5 with a sac fly.

Lakewood 3, Kannapolis 2 (10 innings)

  • Lenyn Sosa went 1-for-5.
  • Romy Gonzalez was 0-for-4 with a walk and three strikeouts.
  • Corey Zangari returned to the lineup and was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Luis Curbelo was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Jason Bilous: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 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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craigws

I’d hoped Rutherford would be over leaving the Yankees by now.