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Chi. White Sox (10-9)3020010006122
Cincinnati (8-14) «32050000x10132

Reds 10, White Sox 6

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds hurt John Danks' feelings and his ERA.

Chris Heisey and Jay Bruce hit consecutive home runs and the Cincinnati Reds tagged Danks and the Chicago White Sox 10-6 Tuesday.

Brandon Phillips singled twice in his first game since returning to the Reds from the World Baseball Classic. Cincinnati roughed up Danks for 10 runs on 11 hits and two walks in 3 1-3 innings.

"I don't know the last time, if ever, I gave up 10 runs," Danks said. "It hurts your feelings a little bit."

Heisey's third spring home run came with two runners on. He also had an RBI single in the first. Bruce hit his fourth spring homer - half of his eight spring hits have been homers and two have come in consecutive games.

Adam Dunn hit a long three-run homer off Homer Bailey in the first. Bailey pitched 4 1-3 innings, just short of his scheduled five after allowing five runs and nine hits. It was Dunn's fourth of the spring.

The Reds' No. 4 worked from the stretch a lot in the first as Cincinnati made two errors behind him.

"Homer looked pretty good," manager Dusty Baker said. "Our defense didn't help him. We gave them a lot of outs in the first inning. That's how his pitch count got up. He threw the ball well though. They used the DH and we didn't that gave them another offensive player. Plus they have a good hitting lineup."

Bailey said he has work to do.

"I feel good that's the most important thing," Bailey said. "I need to work more from the stretch a little bit and my curveball. It might be me. It might be the thin air, but I need the curve to get better,"

The Reds' hitters took advantage of Danks, who had surgery on his rotator cuff last year. Danks may need more time to get ready for the season.

"It's not what he would want or where he is going to be eventually," manager Robin Ventura said. "It is still a work in progress. He feels fine. We'll look at him tomorrow to see where he's at. We have options but we want to talk to him first. He has enough time. The window is closing though. We will look at him tomorrow and kind of assess that."

Danks said he feels fine.

"I have to make better pitches than that," Danks said. "I physically feel OK. I know there are going to be good days and bad. I felt good enough to throw today. I felt like when I made a good pitch it would get hit and when I made a bad pitch it would definitely get hit."

NOTES: The Reds reassigned 22-year-old OF Billy Hamilton to the minor league camp. The switch-hitter set a minor league record with 155 stolen bases last season while playing in Double-A and Single-A. He played in 12 games with the Reds this spring, batting .174 with three steals. "He needs to go play," Baker said. "He hasn't been switch-hitting that long. He has some ways to go. Let's not rush him. Let him develop." ... Ryan Freel's father, who lives in Tucson, had a conversation with Baker after the game. Freel, a former Reds player, committed suicide in December. ... Reds OF Shin-Soo Choo missed his fourth game with back spasms. Derrick Robinson played in place of Choo and got three hits, raising his spring average to .350...The White Sox optioned RHP Deunte Heath and IF Brent Morel to Triple-A Charlotte. Chicago reassigned LHP Daniel Moskos, IF Carlos Sanchez and RHP Zach Stewart to minor league camp. ... White Sox C Tyler Flowers played his first game since missing two games with pain in his lower back. ... The White Sox are planning to play Dunn in left field against Arizona on Wednesday.

 
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Chicago

A. Dunn
AB 3
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 4
Cincinnati

C. Heisey
AB 3
R 2
H 2
HR 1
RBI 4
 

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Chicago White Sox
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dewayne Wise, RF3110111 .289
    Brandon Short, PR-RF1000010 .000
Gordon Beckham, 2B4111013 .234
    Steve Tolleson, PR-2B1010000 .368
Jeff Keppinger, 3B2220200 .462
    Conor Gillaspie, PR-3B1000001 .294
Adam Dunn, 1B3124100 .206
    Josh Bell, PR-1B1000000 .368
Paul Konerko, DH4010024 .372
   a- Mark Tracy, PH-DH1000000 .000
Dayan Viciedo, LF2011000 .333
    Jordan Danks, LF-CF2010110 .344
Alexei Ramirez, SS4000013 .324
    Angel Sanchez, SS1000001 .333
Tyler Flowers, C4010010 .304
    Bryan Anderson, C0000000 .455
Blake Tekotte, CF4110011 .206
    Justin Greene, LF0000000 .000
Totals38612659  
a-lined out for Konerko in the 9th
Batting
2B - Steve Tolleson (2, Wiley), Tyler Flowers (4, Bailey)
3B - Dayan Viciedo (1, Bailey)
HR - Gordon Beckham (2, Bailey), Adam Dunn (3, Bailey)
RBI - Gordon Beckham (7), Adam Dunn 4 (8), Dayan Viciedo (11)
2-OUT RBI - Adam Dunn (1), Dayan Viciedo (5)
SB - Blake Tekotte (2, 2nd base off Parra/Olivo)
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
DP - Keppinger-Beckham-Dunn, Keppinger-Beckham-Dunn, Tolleson-Sanchez-Bell
E - Adam Dunn (1, Missed catch of throw), Alexei Ramirez (2, Throwing)
Chicago White Sox
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
John Danks (L,0-2) 3.1111010202 16.36
Ramon Troncoso 0.2100010 1.69
Matt Lindstrom 1000100 0.00
Matt Thornton 1000000 18.00
Addison Reed 1000010 5.06
Donnie Veal 1100110 4.70
HBP - Mesoraco (by Ramon Troncoso)
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - John Danks 7-3, Matt Lindstrom 1-1, Matt Thornton 1-2, Donnie Veal 1-0
Batters Faced - John Danks 23, Ramon Troncoso 4, Matt Lindstrom 3, Matt Thornton 3, Addison Reed 3, Donnie Veal 4
Cincinnati Reds
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Derrick Robinson, CF3331000 .371
   a- Yorman Rodriguez, PH-CF2010000 .350
Brandon Phillips, 2B3221001 .350
   b- Jason Donald, PH-2B0000200 .313
Joey Votto, 1B3111101 .387
    Mike Hessman, 1B1000012 .000
Chris Heisey, LF3224001 .293
    Xavier Paul, LF2000001 .265
Jay Bruce, RF2111100 .222
    Denis Phipps, RF1000000 .258
Todd Frazier, 3B3012000 .257
    David Vidal, 3B1000000 .000
Emmanuel Burriss, SS3010001 .268
    Cesar Izturis, SS1000000 .293
Devin Mesoraco, C2110001 .440
    Miguel Olivo, C1000000 .133
   c- Jesse Winker, PH1000010 .000
Totals3410131043  
a-flied out for D. Robinson in the 5th
b-walked for B. Phillips in the 5th
c-struck out for Arredondo in the 7th
Batting
2B - Derrick Robinson (1, Danks), Yorman Rodriguez (3, Veal)
HR - Chris Heisey (3, Danks), Jay Bruce (4, Danks)
SH - Homer Bailey (1)
RBI - Derrick Robinson (6), Brandon Phillips (3), Joey Votto (9), Chris Heisey 4 (8), Jay Bruce (7), Todd Frazier 2 (6)
2-OUT RBI - Joey Votto (3)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - Frazier-B. Phillips-Votto, B. Phillips-Burriss-Votto
E - Todd Frazier (1, Dropped fly), Chris Heisey (1, Dropped fly)
Cincinnati Reds
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Homer Bailey (W,1-0) 4.1954152 5.40
Manny Parra (H,2) 1.1111410 4.09
Jose Arredondo (H,1) 1.1000020 3.38
Matt Wiley (H,1) 1100010 0.00
Gary Hyde 1100000 0.00
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Homer Bailey 7-1, Manny Parra 2-0, Jose Arredondo 1-1, Gary Hyde 1-2
Batters Faced - Homer Bailey 23, Manny Parra 8, Jose Arredondo 4, Matt Wiley 4, Gary Hyde 4
Game Information
Attendance - 2853
Game Time - 3:00
Temperature - 77
Umpires - Home - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Mike Everitt, Second Base - Angel Campos, Third Base - Lance Barrett