White Sox pitching prospects Carson Fulmer, Spencer Adams pitch scoreless innings. Adams pitches first complete game in Double-A.
Chicago White Sox pitching prospects Carson Fulmer and Spencer Adams had solid outings on Friday for their respective teams. Fulmer, the Sox sixth ranked prospect pitched five scoreless innings for Triple-A Charlotte.
Fulmer who had a rough three inning start on May 28, has rebounded nicely from his bad outing. The 2015 first round draft pick has had two consecutive outings since May 28 where he hasn’t allowed more than one earned run. In his start on Friday on the road against the Gwinnett Braves, Fulmer allowed no earned runs on four hits while allowing just one walk and recording two strikeouts.
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The Knights were able to take advantage of Fulmer’s solid start as they defeated the Braves 3-1. Yoan Moncada went 1-for-2 in the game with a home run and three walks. The win for the Knights broke a nine-game losing streak for Charlotte and was the first victory in the month of June for the team. The Knights record sits at 27-33 after Friday’s win.
Another pitcher who had an impressive outing on Friday was Adams. The Sox 12th ranked prospect pitched a complete game for Double-A Birmingham against the Mobile Bears. The 21-year-old pitcher recorded eight strikeouts through and gave up no earned runs. The Barons would defeat Mobile 1-0.
Adams picked up his fourth win of the season to improve his record to 4-6 and lowered his ERA to 3.46. While most of the attention has been paid to Michael Kopech of the Barons, Adams has been solid for Birmingham in his second season in Double-A. Adams last three starts have been great as he has pitched no less than six innings, and gave up no more than two earned runs in any of those outings.
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