Jacob Petricka is the 2010 White Sox 2nd round draft pick.
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Petricka, a rangy 6-foot-4 righthander out of Indiana State, gave up two first-inning runs but settled down and finished with six strikeouts and no walks in his closely-monitored effort.
“He threw a lot of innings in college this year so we’re going to be real careful with him, kinda watch his innings,” BriSox manager Ryan Newman said. “It was his first outing so we wanted to take baby steps and get his feet wet.
“But, you know, a kid with an arm like that, you’re going to have high hopes for him. I expect a lot out of him.”