3 takeaways from Chicago White Sox camp, including first baseman Andrew Vaughn resting with lower back soreness

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Andrew Benintendi began the bottom of the first inning of Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a bang, hitting a home run to right field.

It was the first homer of the spring for Benintendi, who joined the White Sox on a five-year deal in the offseason.

Jake Burger continued his strong spring at the plate, going 2-for-3 with an RBI in the 6-4 loss at Camelback Ranch. Both hits were singles.

Here are three more takeaways from Saturday at Sox camp.

1. The Sox are erring on the side of caution with Andrew Vaughn, who is day to day with lower back soreness.

The Sox have been resting the first baseman recently.

“Andrew’s going to take a few days off,” Sox manager Pedro Grifol said. “He’s had a ton of ABs — I think the last time I checked he had (31) at-bats. He’s played a ton.”

Vaughn last played March 12 against the Los Angeles Angels. He is hitting .323 (1...

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