White Sox Farm Report – June 21, 2018

What a day it was for the White Sox minor league affiliates! Many prospects were packing their bags and heading up to the next level as the organization announced a wave of promotions. Among the guys on the move were top prospects Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease, and Luis Robert. After the dust settled, baseball was played and a lot of positives can be taken away from each level tonight. Here’s a look at the action that took place down on the farm.


Rookie Great Falls Voyagers

It was a tough one for the young guys out in Great Falls. The Mustangs scored 5 runs off starting pitcher Chris Comito and added 6 more in what turned out to be a loss for the White Sox Rookie League affiliate.

  • Lenyn Sosa (2B): 1-4, HR (1), 2 RBI, run scored
  • Logan Sowers (RF): 2-2, HR (1), 2 BB, RBI, run scored
  • Gunnar Troutwine (C): 0-3, BB, RBI
  • Jimmy Galusky (SS): 1-3, run scored
  • Chris Comito (SP): 5.0 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR
    • 56 of 85 pitches were strikes

Final Score: Billings 11, Great Falls 4 | Box Score


Low-A Kannapolis Intimidators

If you take a look at the Intimidators box score, you’ll immediately notice they had an offensive explosion to back up a strong performance by John Parke. The one through seven hitters each had at least one hit and one run scored.

  • Nolan Brown (CF): 2-5, 2B, 2 runs scored
  • Luis Curbelo (2B): 2-5, 2 RBI, run scored
  • John Parke (SP): 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
    • 56 of 84 pitches were strikes

Final Score: Kannapolis 9, Delmarva 0 | Box Score


High-A Winston-Salem Dash

With a lineup highlighted by prospect Luis Robert, the Dash were able to over power the Ducks thanks to back-to-back bombs from Blake Rutherford and Micker Adolfo.

  • Luis Robert (CF): 1-3, SB, run scored
  • Blake Rutherford (RF): 1-4, HR (5), RBI, run scored
  • Micker Adolfo (DH): 2-4, 2B, HR (8), 2 RBI, one run scored
  • Tanner Banks (SP): 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
    • 59 of 88 pitches were strikes

Final Score: Down East 2, Winston-Salem 4 | Box Score


Double-A Birmingham Barons

Matt Rose and newcomer Joel Booker lead the offensive charge tonight for Birmingham, as the Barons held off a ninth-inning Montgomery rally for the win.

  • Joel Booker (LF): 4-5, 2B, 2 runs scored
  • Luis Alexander Basabe (CF): 1-5
  • Zack Collins (C): 0-3, 2 BB
  • Trey Michalczewski (3B): 1-5, 2 RBI
  • Matt Rose (1B): 2-4, 2 HRs (10), 2 RBI, 2 runs scored
  • Matt Tomshaw (SP): 5.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
    • 63 of 90 pitches were strikes

Final Score: Birmingham 6, Montgomery 5 | Box Score


Triple-A Charlotte Knights

All the hype in this one was around Eloy Jimenez who was making his long awaited Triple-A debut. Jimenez delivered with a single and even made a nice play in right field. Also, Carson Fulmer was on the mound, and made his best Triple-A start this season.

  • Eddie Alvarez (SS): 2-4
  • Eloy Jimenez (RF): 1-3, BB
  • Matt Skole (3B): 2-4
  • Patrick Leonard (DH): 1-4, HR (5), run scored
  • Casey Gillaspie (1B): 2-4, 2B
  • Carson Fulmer (SP): 7.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, 2 HR
    • 69 of 102 pitches were strikes
    • 11 strikeouts marks a new career-high for Fulmer

Final Score: Columbus 4, Charlotte 1 | Box Score


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