White Sox Option Dylan Axelrod To Class AAA Charlotte

DETROIT – Following this afternoon’s game at Detroit, the Chicago White Sox optioned right-handed pitcher Dylan Axelrod to Class AAA Charlotte. 

Axelrod, 26, is 0-0 with a 2.70 ERA (3 ER/7.2 IP) in three appearances (one start) with the White Sox this season after being recalled from Charlotte on April 27.  He started and took the loss today against the Tigers, allowing two runs on six hits over 4.1 IP.

The 6-foot-0, 195-pounder went 2-1 with a 1.08 ERA (3 ER/25.0 IP), 26 strikeouts and a .216 opponents average over four starts with the Knights.  He ranked second in the International League in ERA, third in strikeouts and fourth in IP at the time of his promotion.

A corresponding roster move will be made prior to the first game of tomorrow’s split doubleheader at Cleveland.