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White Sox sign Gio González

Gio Gonzalez

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 16: Pitcher Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches during the first inning of Game Four of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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Jon Heyman reports that the White Sox have signed left-hander Gio González.

González, who did not make his 2019 debut until April 28, posted a 3.50 ERA (127 ERA+), and 78/37 K/BB ratio across 87.1 regular-season innings in 17 starts and two relief appearances for the Brewers last season. He’ll likely get a shot at a regular rotation spot with the White Sox.

While he is not the ace -- or at least near-ace -- he once was, he profiles as at least a league average starter at present. That’ll be an improvement for Chicago.

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