Cactus League Game 8 Open Thread - White Sox vs. Royals

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Your 5-2 spring juggernauts take the field once more.

A split-squad White Sox team travels to Surprise today to take on the Royals.

The line-up:

Norachi Aoki RF - to be relieved by Justin Maxwell

Johnny Giavotella 2B - who will be spelled by Christian Colon

Eric Hosmer 1B - subbing out for Brandon Laird

Billy Butler DH - replaced by Melky Mesa

Alex Gordon LF - with Peguero hoping to fill his shoes in the later innings

Salvador Perez C - who will make way for Francisco Pena

Mike Moustakas 3B - trading off later with Danny Valencia

Lorenzo Cain CF - tagging out for Gorkys Hernandez

Jason Donald SS - giving way for Pedro Ciriaco

On the mound will be Jason Vargas followed by Brad Penny, Kelvin Herrera, Aaron Crow, Donnie Joseph and sweet Sugar Ray Marimon.

First pitch is 2:05 Central Standard Time.

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