The Chicago White Sox have acquired minor-league pitcher Ryan Burr from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for international signing bonus pool money.
Burr, a 23-year-old right-hander, has gone 2-2 with a 1.89 ERA (12 ER/57.0 IP), 75 strikeouts, five saves and a .210 (42-200) opponents average over a combined 39 appearances this season between Class A Kane County and Class A Visalia in the Diamondbacks organization. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Burr has averaged 11.8 strikeouts per 9.0 IP.
Burr, a native of Highlands Ranch, Colo., is 7-4 with a 1.97 ERA (25 ER/114.0 IP) and 144 strikeouts in 81 relief appearances over three minor-league seasons. He entered the 2016 season ranked by MLB.com as the No. 22 prospect in the Arizona organization.
Burr was selected by Arizona in the fifth round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Arizona State University.