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White Sox rough up Lohse in 9-0 win over Brewers

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PHOENIX -- Matt Davidson hit two doubles, drove in a pair of runs and scored and Josh Richmond hit a pinch-hit homer as the Chicago White Sox roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 9-0 on Monday.

Lohse, scuffled in his third Cactus League start, allowing five runs and seven hits in 3 2-3 innings. He walked two and struck out two. Lohse's troubles came in the fourth, when he walked Adam Dunn to open the inning, then hit Dayan Viciedo with a pitch before walking Jordan Danks to load the bases.

Davidson followed with a two-run double and scored on Hector Gimenez's sacrifice fly to left.

"I thought he was good until he fell apart," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "He was a little frustrated and just got a little out of whack mechanically."

White Sox starter Felipe Paulino had his best effort of the spring, striking out four while scattering three walks and two hits over five scoreless innings.

"He looked good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. "He threw fairly well. I just thought he was getting ahead. When you feel like you can throw strikes and you throw that hard, it's a little bit easier on you."

Richmond's homer came in the seventh off Brewers closer Jim Henderson.

Hector Gimenez had struggled so far this spring, posting a 9.72 ERA in three Cactus League starts -- but looked good in his fourth spring outing. He held Milwaukee scoreless over five innings.

"I feel like every time coming here (we) see everything coming together right now," he said. "I think I improved today. Just to come in here, just throw five innings, that's what we're looking for. We're looking to go deep in the game. We're working on stuff today, it's a little rough sometimes, but in the end just to put those zeroes on the board is great.

I feel great with how everything is coming together right now."

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