“Jerry is a business man. He don’t give a (bleep) if me and Kenny get along. If this team wins the World Series and we end up in jail because we are killing each other, Jerry would go for that.”
July 15, 2010
The 21-year-old southpaw gave up one run over four innings for the Dash, while striking out four and walking two. But outstanding location on all of his pitches served as the best news White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper heard when talking to Winston-Salem pitching coach Bobby Thigpen.
“I talked to Thiggy about him the other day, and I received a very, very good report,” Cooper said. “The thing I remember [Thigpen] saying, for however long [Sale] was there, was he didn’t throw a pitch above the knees.
“He’s obviously an advanced kid. We would not be doing what we were doing if he was not giving us reason to do it.”
Video: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=5381037 (1:39)
Former Orestimba High pitcher Ter[r]ance Marin signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox Monday, and was immediately assigned to the organization’s Appalachian League affiliate in Virginia Marin was scheduled to leave Tuesday to join the Bristol White Sox.
Marin was not selected in the June draft, but last weekend the White Sox came calling, offering a contract to fill a pitching position in the rookie league. “I knew that I was not the typical size for a pitcher, so I would have to wait until somebody took a chance on me,” he commented. “Now I have to make the best of that chance.”