Spring Training Game #6: Cubs vs. White Sox

YES, the first game that was televise! The Cubs play the White Sox in the 6th game of spring training.

The Chicago Cubs (3-3) beat the Chicago White Sox (1-4) 5-1.

Boxscore (thanks to MLB.com)

Alfonso Soriano – 1-3 with a 2B, run and K
Darwin Barney – 1-3 with a 1B and rbi
Jeff Baker – 0-3 with a K
Brian LaHair – 0-3 with 2 K’s
Marlon Byrd – 1-3 with a HR, rbi and run
Joe Mather – 0-2 with a K
Steve Clevenger – 2-3 with a HR, 1B, rbi and run
Junior Lake – 0-1 with a run and BB. Lake had a stolen base too.
Edgar Gonzalez – 1-2 with a HR, 2 rbi’s and a run
Welington Castillo – 1-1 with a 1B
Alfredo Amezaga – 0-1
Brett Jackson – 0-1
Josh Vitters – 0-1
Tony Campana – 0-1 with a K
Dave Sappelt – 1-1 with a 1B
Micah Gibbs – 0-1
Bobby Scales – 0-1 with a BB and K. Scales had a stolen base too.
Adrian Cardenas – 0-2 with a K

Travis Wood: Pitched 2.1innings … 3 hits, 1 run, 2 walks and struck out 1
Randy Wells: Pitched 2.2 innings … 1 hit, 0 runs, 0 walks and struck out 1
Rodrigo Lopez: Pitched 2 innings … o hits, 0 runs, 0 walks and struck out 1
Dae-Eun Rhee: Pitched 1 inning and struck out the side
Lendy Castillo: Pitched 1 inning … 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks and struck out 1

Positives from the game:
*The bullpen looked good and Rhee with the 3 k’s in his outing.
*Clenger looks like he’s the leader to win the back-up catching job.

Negatives from the game:
*LaHair looked overwhelm against the lefty Scale and that’s can’t happen if he wants to play regular
*Travis Wood wasn’t bad, but was shaky.

The Cubs have made their first round of the cuts … pitcher Marco Carrilo, pitcher Trey McNutt, OF Jae-Hoon Ha and IF Jonathan Mota have been assign to minor league camp. The Cubs spring roster now stands at 59.

The Cubs play the Milwaukee Brewers (split squad) tomorrow at 2 p.m. central.

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