facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Adam Dunn nearly hits batter during pitching debut

"He's been begging for that for a while," White Sox manager Robin Ventura told ESPN. "You've got to give the fans what they want."
By Aileen Graef   |   Aug. 7, 2014 at 4:54 PM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- White Sox slugger Adam Dunn decided to change it up Tuesday night and pitch against the Texas Rangers, nearly hitting shortstop Elvis Andrus.

Andrus jumped out of the way just in time, but it was a close call. Dunn was pitching sinkers in the 80 mph range, with only two hits, a walk and a run.

"He's been begging for that for a while," White Sox manager Robin Ventura told ESPN. "You've got to give the fans what they want."

The Texas Rangers beat the White Sox 16-0.

Follow @AileenGraef and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Watch: ESPN's Hannah Storm tears up in outrage over Ray Rice and state of the NFL Watch: ESPN's Hannah Storm tears up in outrage over Ray Rice and state of the NFL
2
Adrian Peterson reinstated, expected to lineup for Vikings on Sunday against Saints Adrian Peterson reinstated, expected to lineup for Vikings on Sunday against Saints
3
Untapable brings celebrity to Cotillion Stakes
4
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
5
COL BKB: Indiana 93, Iowa 86
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback