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White Sox Minor League Update: April 20, 2018

Aside from Kanny and a superb effort from Parker Rigler, it was a pretty lousy day for the affiliates

Minor League Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Peoria Javelinas at Glendale Desert Dogs
Praises, Raked Again: Zavala got both of the Barons’ hits in an otherwise anemic Birmingham offensive effort.
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Sorry all, running on fumes after 10 innings at the Hovering Sombrero. Just the bullets, ma’am.

Indianapolis Indians 4, Charlotte Knights 1

Charie Tilson: 1-for-4, 2 K

Patrick Leonard: 1-foro-4, 2B, RBI, 3 K

Jose Rondon: 1-for-2, CS, pickoff at first

Kevan Smith: 1-for-4, 2B, K

Michael Kopech (0-1): 5 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, BB, 10 K, loss, 57 GS, 95 pitches/59 strikes **MVP**

Jackson Generals 7, Birmingham Barons 2

Tito Polo: 0-for-4, R, K, SB

Seby Zavala: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 2 K, only two Barons hits **MVP**

Zack Collins: 0-for-3, R, K, BB

Eloy Jimenez: 0-for-4

Ian Clarkin (2-1): 5 13 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, K, HR, loss, 32 GS, 89 pitches/51 strikes

Salem Red Sox 10, Winston-Salem Dash 3

Joel Booker: 3-for-4, R, 3B, SB, K

Luis Alexander Basabe: 1-for-3, 2 R, 3B, RBI, 2 BB, K **MVP**

Blake Rutherford: 0-for-4, BB, 2K, CS, picked off third base

Micker Adolfo: 1-for-4, 3 K

Gavin Sheets: 0-for-4, RBI

Jimmy Lambert: 3 13 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, HR, loss, 24 GS, 81 pitches/54 strikes

Danny Dopico: 1 23 IP, 2 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 4K

Kannapolis Intimidators 4, Greenville Drive 1

Luis Gonzalez: 1-for-4, K

Johan Cruz: 2-for-3, R

Tyler Frost: 1-for-3, R, 3 RBI, HR

Parker Rigler (1-0): 5 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, win, 71 GS, 88 pitches/58 strikes **MVP**

Tyler Johnson: 2 IP, 2 H, ER, 4 K