Shuck is penciled in to bat ninth in the lineup. This season, Shuck is totaled three hits on 10 at-bats.
On Thursday, second baseman
Manager Robin Ventura plans to leave him on the field, though. "All of it becomes an evaluation mode, especially when a guy, it’s his first time," Ventura said, per the Sun Times. "But you also have to give him a little leeway. It’s his first time going through it, and he has to be able to adjust, and there’s probably a slight over-effort part for him right now of trying to prove things instead of just playing the game. I think he’s better off when he’s just playing the game and he’s not sitting there thinking he has to prove himself."
Johnson also hasn't had the chance to show off his speed, one of the factors that earned him a spot in the lineup to start the season. He had 84 steals in the minor leagues two years ago.
"The opportunities need to be there," Ventura said. "Micah hasn’t really been on as much as you like. You can only do so much with that. You have to have the right opportunities to be able to do it. Do you expect more of those? I would, of them getting on base and being able to steal."
It's the first start of the season for Bonifacio, who didn't get a hit in his only at-bat of the season thus far. With Bonifacio in the lineup Tuesday,
The White Sox are underdogs (+117) in Cleveland Tuesday, per VegasInsider.com.
Johnson will now have started three of the team's first four games. He did not start Wednesday against the Royals, as Carlos Sanchez drew the start against left-hander Danny Duffy. He hit .280 in the minors last season against southpaws. He is hitting .333 (2 for 6) with one double in three games this season.
The highly touted prospect is batting .333 (2 for 6) with one double in three games. He has no extra-base hits, no RBI, no stolen bases, no walks or strikeouts.
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