Gavin Sheets came to the plate in the seventh inning of a 9-3 White Sox victory over the Angels Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field needing a triple for the cycle. He also carried with him specific instructions from manager Tony La Russa.
"Skip said, 'If you hit one in the gap, don't stop,'" said Sheets with a broad smile on the postgame Zoom. "He said, 'Just keep going.' ... If I hit one in the gap, there was no way I was going to stop. Even if I hit a single I probably would have kept going ... Oh, man, I would have loved to hit one there."
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