Jul 11 4:51a
Gillaspie hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the White Sox's extra-inning loss to the Red Sox on Thursday.
Gillaspie sat against starter Jon Lester, but manager Robin Ventura called him off the bench to hit against closer Koji Uehara. The move worked, as Gillaspie hit his third home run in three days. Power had been a lacking component from Gillaspie's game for the first several months of the season, and he would be a more dangerous hitter in the second half if a few more balls fly over the fence. Even if they do not, he has a pretty firm hold on the third base gig and is not in any immediate danger from prospects like Marcus Semien or Matt Davidson.