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White Sox option Taylor Thompson to Class AAA Charlotte

CHICAGO -- Following today's game vs. Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox optioned right-handed pitcher Taylor Thompson to Class AAA Charlotte.

Thompson, 27, has appeared in five games with the White Sox this season, going 0-0 with a 10.13 ERA (6 ER/5.1 IP) and four strikeouts. He made his major-league debut on July 20 vs. Houston.

Thompson is 2-0 with a 2.61 ERA (14 ER/48.1 IP), six saves, 53 strikeouts and a .214 opponents average (39-182) over 31 relief appearances with Charlotte in 2014.

The White Sox will make a corresponding roster move prior to tomorrow night's game vs. Texas.

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