Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

The White Sox announce the signing of Scott Downs

File this under deals that were basically done before Christmas but then everyone went home, ate too much, opened presents and then got back around it after the new year:

White Sox & Scott Downs have agreed to terms on a 1-year, $4-million contract, including a club option for 2015:

— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) January 2, 2014

Downs, most recently with Atlanta, is coming off a season in which he posted a 2.49 ERA and 37/19 K/BB ratio in 43 innings between the Angels and the Braves. He’ll be a lefty specialist for the most part.