The Texas Rangers welcome the Cleveland Indians to Surprise, Arizona but they will also venture to the home of the Chicago White Sox in Glendale, Arizona today. How could this be? Welcome to the wonderful world of Spring Training split squad games, baby.
At Surprise Stadium, Drew Smyly will take the mound for Texas against RHP Mike Clevinger for Cleveland while at Camelback Ranch, Jason Hammel will get another shot at earning a spot on the team opposite RHP Ivan Nova for the White Sox.
Thu SS Vs. CLE: Choo 7, Odor 4, Andrus 6, Mazara 9, Cabrera 5, Guzman 3, Davidson DH, Mathis 2, DeShields 8, Smyly 1— John Blake (@RangerBlake) March 21, 2019
Thu. SS at CWS: Calhoun 7, Santana DH, Pence 9, Wisdom 5, Kiner-Falefa 2, Forsythe 3, d’Arnaud 6, Granite 8, Fontana 4, Hammel 1— John Blake (@RangerBlake) March 21, 2019
The home game will be telecast on Fox Sports Southwest while if you’d rather hear about what Zack Granite is up to, you can listen to the road game via an MLB dot com webcast.
First pitch for both games is scheduled for 3:05 pm CT.