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White Sox Minor League Update: Aug. 16, 2017

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Eloy Jimenez and Zack Collins homer in their Birmingham debuts

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Zack Collins
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Eloy Jimenez and Zack Collins wasted no time getting acclimated to Birmingham.

Both players made Regions Field look small in their debuts with the Barons. Jimenez went 2-for-4 with a homer and a double, and Collins brushed off two strikeouts with a no-doubter of his own during Birmingham’s 9-4 victory over Montgomery.

Here’s the Barons’ broadcast feed for Jimenez’s blast and double...

And here’s Collins’ 420-foot, 110-mph solo shot:

If Birmingham has an offense, you might see more 7-0 nights like tonight from the White Sox farm system.

Charlotte 8, Toledo 3

  • Jacob May singled twice, walked once and struck out twice. He also swiped a bag.
  • Jake Peter went 2-for-4 with a walk and two stolen bases.
  • Rymer Liriano, 1-for-3 with two walks.
  • Casey Gillaspie was 1-for-4 with a walk.
  • D.J. Peterson, 1-for-5.
  • Danny Hayes went 1-for-2 with a double and a sac fly.
  • Lucas Giolito’s final tune-up, maybe? 6 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K, 1 WP

Birmingham 9, Montgomery 4

  • Tito Polo went 1-for-4 with a stolen base.
  • Eloy Jimenez went 2-for-4 with a homer, double and strikeout
  • Zack Collins homered, walked and struck out twice.
  • Nick Basto went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and strikeout.
  • Courtney Hawkins was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
  • Trey Michalczewski wore the golden sombrero.

Winston-Salem 4, Myrtle Beach 1

  • Joel Booker went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Yeyson Yrizarri was 1-for-2.
  • Seby Zavala, 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Jameson Fisher doubled, singled and struck out twice. He also stole a base.
  • Holy hell, Alec Hansen: 7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 11 K

Kannapolis 5, Lakewood 1

  • Alex Call was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • Luis Gonzalez was 3-for-4 with a walk.
  • Jake Burger and Gavin Sheets were both 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Micker Adolfo went 0-for-4 with a K.
  • Evan Skoug went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.

Great Falls 11, Ogden 6

  • Franklin Reyes went 2-for-6 with three strikeouts.
  • Amado Nunez went 2-for-5 with two doubles, and was caught stealing.
  • Chris Comito: 4 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 1 HR
  • Will Kincanon: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K

DSL White Sox 5, DSL D-backs1 1 (Game 1, 7 innings)

  • Brayant Nova went 3-for-4 with a triple and a double.
  • Luis Mieses was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Kleyder Sanchez went 2-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Harvin Mendoza was 1-for-2 with a walk.
  • Anderson Comas singled and struck out twice.
  • Santo Vasquez went 2-for-3 with a double and a stolen base.
  • Ramon Pineda: 5.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 BB, 2 K

DSL White Sox 3, DSL D-backs2 (Game 2, 8 innings)

  • Brayant Nova went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Lluis Mieses singled twice and struck out twice.
  • Harvin Mendoza went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Anthony Coronado, 1-for-3 with an HBP.
  • Anderson Comas singled in his only PA.
  • Santo Vasquez went 1-for-4 with a double.