White Sox acquire lefty Schryver from Rays

July 31st, 2018

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have acquired left-handed pitcher Hunter Schryver from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for international signing bonus pool money.
Schryver, 23, is a combined 1-3 with a 2.40 ERA (13 ER/48.2 IP), nine saves, 59 strikeouts, a 1.07 WHIP and .212 opponents average (38-179) in 31 appearances (one start) this season between Class A Bowling Green and Class A Charlotte. He started the season with Bowling Green, where he posted a 2.23 ERA (9 ER/36.1 IP) and .188 (25-133) opponents average in 21 appearances before being promoted.
A 6-foot-1, 195-pound native of Harrisburg, Pa., Schryver recorded a 2.92 ERA (4 ER/12.1 IP) in 10 games with Charlotte. His last five appearances with the Stone Crabs were scoreless IP (5.2 IP).
Schryver originally was selected by Tampa Bay in the seventh round of the June 2017 First-Year Player Draft out of Villanova University. He is 5-3 with a 2.70 ERA (25 ER/83.1 IP), 15 saves and 97 strikeouts (10.5 per 9.0 IP) in 51 career games (one start) in the Rays organization. Schryver will be assigned to Class A Winston-Salem.