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White Sox, Dodgers lineups for Cactus League opener

Chicago White Sox pitcher John Danks throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, April 20, 2008, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Joe Ranze) ORG XMIT: FLJR205

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox meet the Los Angeles Dodgers in their Cactus League opener Thursday at Camelback Ranch. Gametime is 2:05 p.m. Central. The game can be heard on WLS 890-AM and a webcast is available on

Left-hander John Danks will start for the Sox. Clayton Kershaw starts for the Dodgers, and former Sox Trayce Thompson will play center field.

Here is manager Robin Ventura’s lineup for the first spring training game of 2016.

Adam Eaton DH

Brett Lawrie 2B

Jose Abreu 1B

Todd Frazier 3B

Melky Cabrera LF

Avisail Garcia RF

Dioner Navarro C

Tyler Saladino SS

Jacob May CF

The Dodgers starting lineup includes Thompson in center field. Thompson was traded by the Sox in a three-team deal that brought Frazier to the Sox in December.

Kendrick 2B

Ethier LF

Puig CF

Van Slyke 1B

Grandal C

Seager SS

Hernandez DH

Guerrero 3B

Thompson CF

Kershaw P