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White Sox Minor League Update: April 21, 2018

Affiliates take three of four, behind outstanding starts — and, for the Dash, a walk-off squeeze bunt

There He Goes Again: Dunning was magnificent for the Dash, throwing seven innings with eight Ks.
Winston-Salem Dash
Brett Ballantini started at South Side Sox in 2018 after 20 years of writing on basketball, baseball and hockey, including time on the Blackhawks and White Sox beats. Follow him on Twitter @BrettBallantini and email your site feedback to

Indianapolis Indians 7, Charlotte Knights 2

Charlie Tilson (.220): 1-for-4, 2 RBI (both with two out), E

Casey Gillaspie (.226): 2-for-4, R, K, E

T.J. House (0-3, 9.75 ERA): 3 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 4 K, L, 30 GS, 62 pitches/46 strikes

Tyler Danish (3.97 ERA): 3 IP, BB, 3 K **MVP**

Knights had three errors (Tilson, Gillaspie, Xavier Cedeño). On offense, had four walks against eight Ks. RHP Ricardo Pinto took Gregory Infante’s roster spot (promoted to White Sox), moving up from Winston-Salem. LHP Jace Fry was promoted from Birmingham to take the roster spot of Robbie Ross (DL).

Birmingham Barons 2, Pensacola Blue Wahoos 1

Tito Polo (.196): 0-for-3, SB (6), BB

Seby Zavala (.326): 1-for-4, R, RBI, HR (3), K, PB (3), one of only two Barons hits

Danny Mendick (.167): 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, 2 K, the other one of only two Barons hits

Eloy Jimenez (.000): 0-for-3, BB

Keon Barnum (.175): 0-for-3, 3 K

Matt Tomshaw (3.52 ERA): 6 IP, 7 H, ER, 5 K, ND, 64 GS, 87 pitches/63 strikes **MVP**

Ian Hamilton (1.42 ERA): SV (3), IP, H, K

For the second straight game, the Barons were two-hit, only tonight, with both hits being homers, they won the game.

Winston-Salem Dash 4, Salem Red Sox 3

Alex Call (.191): 2-for-5, RBI, 2 K, OF assist (at 2B), game-winning squeeze bunt **MVP**

Luis Alexander Basabe (.339): 1-for-3, 2B, BB, K

Micker Adolfo (.328): 0-for-4, 3 K

Gavin Sheets (.255): 1-for-2, 2 BB

Zach Remillard (.324): 2-for-4, R, 2B, 2 RBI, E

Dane Dunning (2.59 ERA): 7 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, BB, 8 K, ND, 62 GS, 95 pitches/64 strikes

RHP Drew Hasler finished his extended spring training assignment and took Ricardo Pinto’s spot (promoted to Charlotte) on the Dash roster.

Kannapolis Intimidators 7, Greenville Drive 0

Luis Gonzalez (.286): 2-for-3, 3 R, HR (3), RBI, BB

Justin Yurchak (.220): 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K, E (4)

Tyler Frost (.298): 2-for-4, 2 R, HR (3), RBI, 2 K

Carlos Perez (.333): 1-for-3, R, 3B, 2 RBI

Kade McClure (2-0, 2.22 ERA): 7 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, BB, 9 K, win, 77 GS, 92 pitches/69 strikes **MVP**