Married McKenzie… Twitter: @Scotty_Carroll. ... Attended Purdue University before transferring to Missouri State … was a starting quarterback on the football team. ... Was selected by Los Angeles-AL in 2006 but did not sign. Is a 2003 graduate of Liberty (Mo.) High School
Appeared in 18 games over four stints with the White Sox … worked 2.0-plus IP 11 times and 4.0-plus twice … threw 30 or more pitches nine times … surrendered just two home runs. ... His contract was purchased from Charlotte on 4/26 … made his debut on 4/29 at Baltimore, working 2.0 scoreless IP. ... Suffered the loss despite working a career-high 4.2 IP in relief on 5/9-1 vs. Cincinnati (3 R/2 ER; 67 pitches) … earned his only win of the season on 5/15 at Oakland (1 ER/2.0 IP). ... Was optioned to Class AAA Charlotte between games of a doubleheader on 5/28 at Baltimore and recalled on 6/18. ... Made four appearances before being optioned back to the Knights on 7/9 … was recalled a third time on 8/1. ... Worked 4.1 IP in relief with a career-high six strikeouts on 8/2 vs. the Yankees … was optioned after the game … was recalled again on 9/16 and made five appearances. ... Began the year with Charlotte and made 16 starts … was 3-2 with a 2.10 ERA (8 ER/34.1 IP) in seven starts in the first half (4-2 with a 4.44 mark after the break). ... Suffered the loss in his season debut on 4/12 vs. Norfolk (2 ER/4.0 IP) and earned his first win in his next outing on 4/17 vs. Gwinnett (1 ER/5.0 IP). Recorded a three-game winning streak over four starts from 4/17-6/6 (2 ER/21.1 IP). ... Worked a season-high 7.0 IP on 8/24 vs. Gwinnett, allowing one run on five hits.
Appeared in 26 games (19 starts) with the White Sox, his first season in the major leagues. ... Went 4-10 with a 5.40 ERA (64 ER/106.2 IP) as a starter and 1-0 with a 1.99 mark (5 ER/22.2 IP) as a reliever … made six quality starts and worked at least 7.0 IP three times. ... His contract was purchased from Charlotte on 4/27 and made his major-league debut that day in a start vs. Tampa Bay … earned the win after allowing just two runs (one earned) over 7.1 IP, the longest outing by a White Sox in his debut since Gerry Janeski on 4/10/70 vs. Milwaukee (also 7.1). . Became the oldest Sox player to make his debut since Tadahito Iguchi (30 years, 121 days) on Opening Day 2005 and oldest starting pitcher to debut since Ernesto Escarrega (32 years, 120 days) on 4/26-1/82 vs. Boston. ... Suffered the loss in his second start on 5/3 at Cleveland despite allowing two unearned runs over 6.0 IP … joined Kip Wells (1999) and Fred Klages (1966) as the only Chicago pitchers to allow one unearned run or less in each of his first two career appearances (both starts). ... Was 0-2 with a 11.77 ERA (17 ER/13.0 IP) over his next three starts (17 ER/13.0 IP) from 5/3-19 … was moved to the bullpen on 5/22 … threw 3.0-plus IP in five straight appearances from 5/27-6/21 (3 ER/17.2 IP), becoming the first White Sox to accomplish the feat since Donn Pall from 7/19-8/9/92. ... Worked a career-high 4.1 IP in relief on 6/6 at the Angels … did not allow a run over 3.2 IP on 6/21 at Minnesota … was moved back into the starting rotation on 6/24. ... Threw 6.2 scoreless IP with one hit allowed on 7/7 at Boston and 5.0 scoreless IP with two hits allowed on 7/12 at Cleveland … was the first Sox pitcher since Jose Contreras in 2009 to work 5.0 scoreless IP with two hits or less in consecutive starts. ... Was optioned to Charlotte on 8/29 and recalled on 9/2 … threw 3.0 IP in relief in the season finale on 9/28 vs. Kansas City. ... Began the season with Class AAA Charlotte … did not allow an earned run over his first three starts (19.0 IP). ... Was named International League Pitcher of the Week for 4/7- 13 after going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (13.0 IP) over two starts.
Made 11 starts between Advanced Rookie Bristol and Class AA Birmingham, going 0-2 with a 3.29 ERA (15 ER/41.0 IP). ... Began the season on Birmingham's disabled list following Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow in 2012. ... Was sent to Bristol on an injury rehabilitation assignment and made his season debut on 7/5 vs. Greenville. ... Appeared in five games with Bristol before being returned from his rehab assignment and reinstated from the disabled list on 8/2 … made six starts with Birmingham. ... Was placed on the Barons' disabled list on 8/31 with a right elbow strain and missed the remainder of the season.
Went 4-6 with a 4.48 ERA (46 ER/92.1 IP) in 35 games (nine starts) with Class AAA Louisville, Birmingham and Charlotte. ... Began the season in the Reds system … was released on 7/9 and signed by the White Sox as a free agent on 7/12.
Spent the season with Louisville, going 7-8 with a 5.39 ERA (87 ER/145.1 IP) in 25 starts … allowed two earned runs on three hits over 8.0 IP on 6/5 at Columbus.
In 24 starts and 1 relief appearance at Class A Lynchburg and Class AA Carolina combined
to finish 4-11, 3.36 with 2 complete games...ranked seventh among all Reds minor league pitchers in ERA...
among Southern League leaders ranked ninth in ERA (3.68), T3rd in complete games (2) and fourth in fewest
walks per 9 innings ratio (2.30)...overall, held opponents to a .259 batting average...his team scored 1 run or
fewer in 6 of his 11 losses...allowed 1 run or fewer in 12 of his 25 apps overall...collected 14 quality starts...
was invited to 2011 Major League spring training camp, his first big league camp.
In 8 starts and 1 relief appearance at Class A Sarasota and Class AA Carolina combined to finish 2-2,
3.38...from 4/9-5/31 was on Dayton's restricted list...joined Sarasota on 6/11...was promoted to Carolina on
7/22...on 8/1 went on Carolina's disabled list with a hip injury and didn't pitch again the rest of the season.
In 21 starts and 2 relief apps for Class A Dayton and Sarasota went 7-7, 3.60...began the season with the
Dragons and over 3 starts from 4/21-5/4 threw 16.1 consecutive shutout innings...was promoted to Sarasota
on 5/26...in his 12 starts for the SaraReds went 5-4, 2.80 and in his 2 relief apps there allowed 12 runs (9er)...
over 3 starts from 7/14-7/25 threw 18.0 consecutive scoreless innings...overall allowed just 1 run over those
3 starts (22ip, 15h, 2bb, 19k)...was named Florida State League Pitcher of the Week for 7/14-7/20...finished
the season on Sarasota's disabled list.