Twitter: @danish_Tyler7...Graduated in 2013 from Durant High School in Plant City, Fla. … was named 2013 Louisville Slugger National High School Player of the Year after going 15-1 with a 0.00 ERA (94.0 IP) and 156 strikeouts in 17 games (15 starts)...Was honored as Florida's "Mr. Baseball" and the Class 8A Player of the Year as a senior.
Spent the entire season with Class AAA Charlotte … made one appearance with the White Sox in May...Was added to the active roster as the 26th man for a doubleheader on 5/26 … made his season debut that afternoon vs. Detroit as the starter in Game 1 … earned his first major-league win after allowing just three hits with six walks and six strikeouts over 5.0 IP...Became the first White Sox pitcher to earn a win in his first career start since Carlos Rodón on 5/9-2/15 vs. Cincinnati and the first to work 5.0-plus scoreless IP with three or fewer hits allowed in his first major-league start was Lance Broadway on 9/27/07 vs. Kansas City (2 H/6.0 IP) … source: STATS LLC...Was returned to Charlotte following the game … led the Knights in IP (138.1), tied for the team lead in starts (25) and ranked second in complete games (one) … his 14 losses tied for the most in the International League...Won his season debut on 4/9 vs. Norfolk (1 ER/5.0 IP) before going 0-6 with a 4.80 ERA (35 ER/65.2 IP) over his next 12 outings (11 starts)...Went 1-6 with a 7.20 ERA (28 ER/35.0 IP) over seven starts from 7/5-8/8 … his lone win came on 7/23 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (2 ER/6.0 IP)...Suffered the loss on 8/24-1 at Norfolk despite recording his fourth career complete game … allowed two runs over 6.0 IP...Entered the season rated by Baseball America as posessing the Best Changeup in the White Sox organization.
Split most of the season between Class AA Birmingham and Class AAA Charlotte but also made three appearances with the White Sox. His contract purchased from Birmingham on 6/9 … made his major-league debut on 6/11 vs. Kansas City, allowing one run over 0.2 IP … worked 0.2 scoreless IP on 6/12 vs. the Royals. Was optioned to Charlotte for the remainder of the season following his third appearance on 6/13 vs. Detroit (1 ER/0.1 IP). Opened the season with the Barons and made 12 starts … limited right-handers to a .213 average (34-160). Went 2-2 in April before losing five of his six decisions in May and June (went 1-4 in May). Earned his first win on 4/17 at Jacksonville (2 ER/6.0 IP) … threw a three-hit shutout on 4/28 vs. Pensacola … allowed just one run on four hits over 8.0 IP in a win on 5/14 at Tennessee. Went 1-3 with a 4.32 ERA (12 ER/25.0 IP) in five starts and 0-0 with a 14.54 mark (7 ER/4.1 IP) in two relief appearances with Charlotte. Was winless over his first four starts from 6/21-7/7 before earning his only victory on 7/18 vs. Scranton-Wilkes/Barre. Made his final start on 7/29 vs. Columbus before undergoing season-ending surgery on his right knee on 8/18. Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the No. 6 Prospect and Possessing the Best Changeup in the White Sox organization … also tabbed by MLB.com as the fifth-best prospect in the Sox system.