CHICAGO – Prior to tonight’s game vs. Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox made the following four roster moves:
— Placed LHP Aaron Bummer on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to June 28) with a strained right hamstring;
— Placed RHP Evan Marshall on the 10-day injured list with a strained right flexor pronator;
— Recalled LHP Jace Fry from Class AAA Charlotte;
— Reinstated RHP Michael Kopech from the 10-day injured list.
Fry, 27, is 0-0 with a 1.93 ERA (3 ER/14.0 IP), 21 strikeouts (13.5 per 9.0 IP) and a .130 (6-46) opponents average over 13 relief outings with Class AAA Charlotte this season. He began the season on the injured list while recovering from a microdiscectomy performed on January 7, 2021. Fry was transferred to the 60-day injured list on April 8 and sent to Charlotte on an injury rehabilitation assignment on May 27 before being returned from his rehab assignment, reinstated from the injured list and optioned to Charlotte on June 26.
Fry went 0-1 with a 3.66 ERA (8 ER/19.2 IP) and 24 strikeouts over 18 relief appearances for the White Sox in 2020, his fourth season with the club.
Kopech, 25, was placed on the injured list on May 31 (retroactive to May 28) with a strained left hamstring suffered on May 26 vs. St. Louis. He is 2-0 with a 1.72 ERA (6 ER/31.1 IP), two holds, 45 strikeouts (12.93 per 9.0 IP) and a .175 (20-114) opponents average in 14 games (three starts) this season.
Bummer, 27, is 1-4 with a 3.26 ERA (11 ER/30.1 IP), 43 strikeouts (12.76 per 9.0 IP), two saves and 10 holds over 32 relief appearances in 2021.
Marshall, 31, has gone 0-2 with a 5.60 ERA (17 ER/27.1 IP), 26 strikeouts and six holds over 27 relief appearances this season, his third with the White Sox.