Philip Humber completed his second rehab start with Triple-A Charlotte Friday evening, throwing 63 pitches over four innings of two-run ball. Humber allowed five hits, issued two walks, struck out one and allowed a home run.
In his previous rehab start, Humber threw 2 12 innings and allowed two runs on three hits and two walks with three strikeouts.
The home run Humber allowed on Friday was to former Twins pest Lew Ford, who owns an .839 OPS at U.S. Cellular Field but hasn't played in the majors since 2007.
Humber will likely need at least one more minor-league start before re-joining the White Sox. In 12 starts prior to going on the DL, Humber had a 6.01 ERA with 31 walks, 63 strikeouts and 12 home runs allowed in 67 13 innings.
In Humber's place, Dylan Axelrod has started three games, posting a 5.50 ERA with five walks, nine strikeouts and one home run allowed in 18 innings.
In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Danny Parkins (670 The Score), Chris Bleck (ESPN 1000) and Scott King (WGN Radio) join David Kaplan on the panel.
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Plus, Rick Hahn joins Kap from Glendale, Ariz., to discuss the state of the White Sox rebuild, how tough it is to keep their best prospects in the minors and why Jose Abreu is so important for his young team?
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But first, it's a conversation with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez who has great insight on many of the White Sox players: Jimenez, Robert, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu. He tells an amazing story about why Jimenez decided to sign with the Cubs when he was a teenager, how much Abreu is revered in Cuba and much more.
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