White Sox acquire Jarrod Dyson from Pittsburgh

August 28th, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have acquired outfielder Jarrod Dyson from Pittsburgh in exchange for international signing bonus pool money, designated outfielder Nicky Delmonico for assignment and optioned outfielder Luis González to the Schaumburg training facility.

Dyson, 36, is hitting .157 (8-51) with five RBI, five runs scored and four stolen bases over 20 games (15 starts) with the Pirates this season after signing as a free agent on February 11. He will wear uniform No. 32.

Dyson is a career .245 (581-2,368) hitter with 76 doubles, 36 triples, 21 home runs, 175 RBI, 366 runs scored and 254 stolen bases over 11 major-league seasons with Kansas City (2010-16), Seattle (2017), Arizona (2018-19) and the Pirates (2020).

He leads all active players with a career 85.2 percent (254-298) stolen-base success rate and ranks sixth in steals. Dyson has stolen 25-plus bases seven times in his career, including a career-best 36 with the Royals in 2014.

Dyson scored the game-tying run for Kansas City in the ninth inning of the 2014 American League Wild Card game vs. Oakland and tallied the winning run in the Royals deciding Game 5 victory of the 2015 World Series against the Mets.

Delmonico, 28, is batting .150 (3-20) with three RBI over six games this season.

González, 24, has appeared in three games with the White Sox this season, going 0-1 with one run scored.

The White Sox 40-man roster remains at 40.