TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Mark Buehrle and the rest of the Chicago
White Sox pitchers had another tough day against the Arizona
Diamondbacks, surrendering four homers and 18 hits in a 13-6 loss
Buehrle allowed three earned runs on five hits in his first two
innings of work this spring.
"I was overthrowing a little bit, I think," he said. "I was
probably trying a little too hard there at the start."
"It was certainly a good day to hit out there, and a difficult
day to pitch," Arizona manager Bob Melvin said. "The wind was
really blowing and carrying to all fields."
The wind didn't seem to bother Arizona's Brandon Webb, who
tossed two scoreless, hitless innings in his first outing of the
"It felt good," Webb said. "It's good to get back out there
and throw against hitters that actually don't know what's coming."
Shawn Green drove in two runs with a double in the bottom of the
first. An inning later, Snyder's solo home run made it 3-0.
The Diamondbacks scored six more in the fifth, capped by a
two-run double by 18-year-old Justin Upton, Arizona's No.1 pick in
the amateur draft last year.
Byrnes and Drew -- Arizona's top pick two years ago -- each hit
solo homers off White Sox reliever Cliff Politte in the sixth.
Jermaine Dye had a home run, double and two RBI for the White
Arizona will send Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez to the mound
Saturday against the White Sox team he helped to the World Series
title last fall.