{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

White Sox recall righty Marinez from Triple-A

White Sox recall righty Marinez from Triple-A

|
White Sox recall righty Marinez from Triple-A
MINNEAPOLIS -- The White Sox added yet another pitcher to their roster on Friday by recalling right-hander Jhan Marinez from Triple-A Charlotte prior to their series opener against the Twins.

Marinez is the 18th pitcher on the White Sox roster, which now includes 35 active players.

After being acquired as part of the Ozzie Guillen trade with Miami, the 24-year-old posted a 4-2 record and 2.86 ERA in 40 relief appearances for Charlotte this season. Marinez's 65 strikeouts slotted him fifth among all International League relievers in strikeouts per nine innings.

He pitched 1 2/3 shutout innings in his only action for the White Sox on July 13 in Kansas City.

Manager Robin Ventura said the club simply wanted to add another arm to its arsenal.

"We're using a lot of guys," Ventura said. "They were talking about bringing Marinez up earlier in the year but once their season was over they decided to bring him up."

AJ Cassavell is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @ajcassavell. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español