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Garrett Crochet named opening day starting pitcher for White Sox

Opening day for the White Sox is March 28.

Chicago will host Detroit at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. First pitch is slated for 4:10 p.m. EDT.

Former Vol pitcher Garrett Crochet will start for Chicago.

Crochet was selected by the White Sox in the 2020 Major League Baseball draft (No. 11 overall).

He played for the Vols from 2018-20, appearing in 36 games. Crochet (10-9) recorded 149 strikeouts during his career at Tennessee.

The former Vol went to Tennessee from Ocean Springs High School in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Crochet was selected by Milwaukee in the 34th round of the 2017 MLB draft. He signed with the Vols over Texas and Tulane.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire