The White Sox placed Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow tendinitis and reinstated Philip Humber, who will start Tuesday's game in Boston, the team announced this afternoon.
Floyd's disabled list stint is retroactive to July 8, one day after he threw 7 23 shutout innings against Toronto at U.S. Cellular Field. On the season, Floyd has a 4.54 ERA in 103 innings with 91 strikeouts, 31 walks and 17 home runs allowed.
Humber was placed on the disabled list June 22 with a right elbow flexor strain and hasn't started since June 16. Despite throwing a perfect game in April, Humber has a 6.01 ERA in 67 13 innings with 63 strikeouts, 31 walks and 12 home runs allowed. Since the perfect game, opponents have an .891 OPS against Humber.
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Eloy Jimenez hit his eighth home run of the season in a 7-3 loss. Zack Collins and Matt Rose each had a hit, a walk and a run scored. Ian Clarkin gave up five runs and walked five in his five innings. Seby Zavala, who leads the Southern League with 10 homers, went on the disabled list with a wrist injury.
Jordan Stephens had a good second outing at the Triple-A level, allowing just one earned run in his 6.1 innings. He allowed five hits and walked two, striking out four batters. In his two starts with Charlotte, he's got a 2.19 ERA with three earned runs allowed in 12.1 innings. Charlie Tilson doubled in the 12-6 win. Thyago Vieira gave up two runs in his lone inning of work, and his ERA stands at 5.85 on the season.
Class A Winston-Salem
The bats seem to have gone a tad cold for the Dash, who suffered a 4-1 loss. The top five hitters in the lineup — Joel Booker, Alex Call, Blake Rutherford, Micker Adolfo and Gavin Sheets — combined to go 2-for-18.
Class A Kannapolis
Lincoln Henzman gave up four earned runs in five innings, allowing a pair of home runs. Luis Gonzalez and Evan Skoug each had a hit in a 5-3 loss.
Manny Machado to the White Sox?? It's been the dream for many White Sox fans for months.
With Machado in town to the play the White Sox, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss the White Sox chances of signing the soon-to-be-free agent.
Garfien also talks with Nicky Delmonico who played with Machado and fellow free agent to be Bryce Harper on the U.S.A. 18-under national team.
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