The Chicago White Sox will enter spring training with Tyler Flowers atop the depth chart at catcher.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura told MLB.com’s Scott Merkin that Flowers was the team’s No. 1 catcher but stopped short of saying the job was his to lose.
this point. He’s always possessed impressive power, but struggled mightily to the tune of .195/.247/.355 with 10 homers and 24 RBI in 84 g
Ventura said today that Flowers will be starting first Cactus League game. He didn't say it was Flowers' job to lose, but he's No. 1 now
— Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) February 22, 2014
The White Sox have been banking on Flowers power swing for years. Last season he hit 10 home runs in 84 games but did little else finishing with a .195/.247/.355 line.
Josh Phegley is currently the No. 2 catcher for the White Sox.