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White Sox recall Lucas Giolito from Class AAA Charlotte

Prior to tonight's game vs. Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito from Class AAA Charlotte. Giolito, 23, takes the roster spot of right-hander Brad Goldberg, who was optioned to Charlotte following last night's doubleheader against the Twins.

Giolito, the No. 6 prospect in the White Sox organization and No. 59 in baseball according to MLB.com, is 6-10 with a 4.48 ERA (64 ER/128.2 IP), 134 strikeouts and two shutouts over 24 starts with Charlotte this season. He ranks among the International League leaders in shutouts (2nd), strikeouts (3rd), complete games (T3rd) and IP (7th).

Prior to tonight's game vs. Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito from Class AAA Charlotte. Giolito, 23, takes the roster spot of right-hander Brad Goldberg, who was optioned to Charlotte following last night's doubleheader against the Twins.

Giolito, the No. 6 prospect in the White Sox organization and No. 59 in baseball according to MLB.com, is 6-10 with a 4.48 ERA (64 ER/128.2 IP), 134 strikeouts and two shutouts over 24 starts with Charlotte this season. He ranks among the International League leaders in shutouts (2nd), strikeouts (3rd), complete games (T3rd) and IP (7th).

The 6-foot-6, 255-pound Giolito, who was acquired from Washington with right-handers Reynaldo López and Dane Dunning in exchange for outfielder Adam Eaton on December 7, 2016, is 3-1 with a 1.71 ERA (6 ER/31.2 IP) over his last five starts, making three scoreless appearances during that stretch.

Giolito originally was selected by the Nationals in the first round (16th overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. He made six appearances (four starts) with Washington last season in his major-league debut, going 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA (16 ER/21.1 IP) and 11 strikeouts.

Giolito will wear uniform No. 27.

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