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White Sox Minor League Update: May 30, 2017

Jameson Fisher is finally starting to figure it out

Jameson Fisher.
Jim Margalus / South Side Sox

Besides the typical excitement from first-round picks and some exciting lines from Alec Hansen, it was the strong debuts from Nick Hostetler’s third- and fourth-round picks that supposedly set the draft class apart.

But Alex Call and Jameson Fisher really haven’t distinguished themselves this season. Call hasn’t played since April 15 due to a strained muscle in his chest. Fisher has also battled a couple of injuries, which might be why he’s fared worse than one might expect from a collegiate on-base champ in low-A ball.

That said, Fisher finally might have found a groove after coming back from a disabled list stint on May 19. He’s hit .444/.519/.756 over his last 13 games, including five multi-hit games over his last seven. That’s raised his season line to .303/.390/.477, with a strikeout rate of 23 percent and falling.

Chattanooga 11, Birmingham 0

  • Eddy Alvarez went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Nick Basto, 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Matt Cooper: 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

Hickory 1, Kannapolis 0 (Game 1, 7 innings)

  • Joel Booker was 1-for-3 with a stolen base and a strikeout.
  • Jameson Fisher, 1-for-3 with a double.
  • Micker Adolfo was 0-for-2 with a strikeout and an HBP.
  • Bernardo Flores: 5 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K

Kannapolis 6, Hickory 1 (Game 2, 7 innings)

  • Joel Booker was 2-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Jameson Fisher singled twice and walked twice.

Charlotte at Syracuse PPD