Central Intelligence

  • Updated: April 19, 2014 - 7:35 PM

Central Intelligence

White Sox manager Robin Ventura on Wednesday used four relievers in the ninth inning, only to see the Red Sox tie the score. Then, as the game spun through extra innings, Ventura ran out of arms and asked for volunteers to pitch.

Infielder Leury Garcia raised his hand.

Garcia got two quick outs, then walked two batters, then gave up a two-run double that allowed Boston to win 6-4 in 14 innings. At least Garcia received a nice critique from teammate John Danks.

“I want him to teach me a sinker like that,” Danks said. “He’s got a pretty good sinker. Surely it’s weird to be out there for the first time. I can only imagine having to play second base for the first time. It’s like a fish out of water, but I felt like he held his own.”

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Nyjer Morgan batted .348 with a .484 on-base percentage in nine games with Cleveland and played well in center field. That production would be celebrated in Minnesota. In Cleveland, Morgan’s prize was a ticket to Class AAA Columbus.

Morgan was sent down when Michael Bourn was activated from the disabled list. Instead of making room for Morgan, the Indians opted to go with an eight-man bullpen and three-man bench.

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The Tigers have been impressed with Ian Kinsler so far. Kinsler, part of the trade that sent Prince Fielder to Texas, feels the same way. “I try to do everything within my power to win a game,” Kinsler said. “This team is full of guys like that. It’s definitely a refreshing place to be.”

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