Prior to tonight's game vs. Oakland, the Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitcher Lucas Harrell from Class AAA Charlotte. Harrell, who will wear uniform No. 58, will make his major-league debut tonight in a start against the Athletics.
Harrell, 25, is 9-9 with a 4.24 ERA (56 ER/119.0 IP) and 73 strikeouts in 22 starts with Charlotte this season. The 6-foot-2, 200 pounder has allowed a .256 (114-445) opponents average with 53 walks.
Harrell is 42-37 with a 3.79 ERA (258 ER/613.1 IP) and 404 strikeouts in 121 games (115 starts) over seven seasons in the White Sox minor-league system. His best season came in 2009 when he went 12-4 with a 3.27 ERA (53 ER/146.0 IP) in 25 starts between Class AA Birmingham and Charlotte.
Harrell originally was selected by the Sox in the fourth round of the 2004 First-Year Player Draft.
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