White Sox

“You can’t hide what everybody can see,” center fielder Luis Robert Jr. said. “It’s been what it has been. We have to keep working hard to try to get a better second half.”
“I’m here,” Robert said. “My mind is here. And until something changes, I’m here.”
“He’s unlike any other pitcher I’ve ever seen in terms of how he moves,’' Pirates rookie sensation Paul Skenes said.
“Build around Garrett Crochet, myself, [Jonathan] Cannon and the younger guys coming up and just try to turn this thing around,’' Drew Thorpe said.
Rookies Jonathan Cannon and Drew Thorpe — not to mention All-Star Garrett Crochet — make up a big part of one of the majors’ best rotations in the last 32 games.
Kopech struck out three batters on nine pitches to preserve the 3-1 victory.
Fedde figures to be traded, and Crochet could be, too.
The former White Sox batting champ was recently designated for assignment by the Marlins.
“It’s a pivotal moment for the organization,” amateur scouting director Mike Shirley said. “You all know where we’re at.”
“This kid can swing the bat and he’s interesting at second base, and we’re going to give him an opportunity,” manager Pedro Grifol said.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday.
It’s “good business” to keep doors open as the trade deadline approaches, manager Pedro Grifol said.
The rookie who made the Opening Day roster needed a breather, Grifol said.
“I need to mix my pitches and not just rely on the fastball so much,” Kopech said.
Crochet lands on the team in his first season as a starting pitcher.
Robert knows his next All-Star Game could be for another team: “You know the possibility is there. But it’s not in my hands.”
The left-hander threw 93 pitches and exited with a 3-2 lead.
The righty acquired in the trade for Dylan Cease has a 1.47 ERA over his last three starts.
The Sox got their fifth victory in eight games and won their first road-series opener of the season.
“There’s a lot of ups and downs in this game, a lot of peaks and valleys,” Montgomery said.
After an 8-4 loss, the Sox fell to 1-12-1 in their last 14 series.