Chicago White Sox reinstate southpaw Garrett Crochet from injured list

Mar 9, 2021; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Chicago White Sox pitcher Garrett Crochet against the San Diego Padres during a Spring Training game at Camelback Ranch Glendale. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago White Sox reinstated left-hander Garrett Crochet from the injured list prior to Friday’s series opener at Kansas City.

The 21-year-old reliever was placed on the IL on April 29 (retroactive to April 26) with an upper back strain.

Chicago’s first-round pick (11th overall) in the 2020 draft, Crochet is 0-2 with a 1.00 ERA, eight strikeouts and five walks in eight appearances this season.

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In a corresponding move, the White Sox optioned right-hander Alex McRae to Triple-A Charlotte.

McRae, 28, made his season debut Tuesday night at Cincinnati and pitched a scoreless inning with one walk and one strikeout.

–Field Level Media

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