White Sox beat Rangers at Area Code Games
LONG BEACH, Calif.—The White Sox beat the Rangers 7-5 at the 2016 Area Code Games Sunday night.
Lefthander Reid Detmers (Glenwood High, Chatham, Ill.) struck out six batters in 2 2/3 strong innings, including striking out the side, for the White Sox.
Detmers said his focus was on getting first-pitch strikes and credited a strong curveball for his success.
Ryan Vilade (Frisco (Texas) High) went 3-for-3 with three singles and a walk. Aware of the high quality of pitching talent at the showcase, he said his goal was to drive the ball to the outfield.