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White Sox' Mike Clevinger reportedly agrees to MLB free agency in 2022

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 04:  Mike Clevinger #52 of the San Diego Padres pitches in the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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According to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a deal with free agent starting pitcher Mike Clevinger.

Missing all of 2021 due to Tommy John surgery, his return to the mound in 2022 was up and down.
Right-hander finished the season with a 4.33 ERA and 91 strikeouts in 114.1 innings for the San Diego Padres 7-7 record. He gave up seven runs in two postseason starts and totaled just 2.2 innings.
San Diego first acquired Clevinger in a July 2020 trade with Cleveland that included nine players. He’s been solid in his new position, posting a 2.84 ERA in four starts, but he’s been limited by an elbow injury.
After pitching just one inning of the playoffs that year, Clevinger was suspended and finally accepted by Tommy The second surgery of John’s career. He also underwent surgery in the minors with the Los Angeles Angels in 2012.
The 31-year-old has been a front-line starter in the past, and in 88 games from 2017-20, he has The earned run rate was 2.96, an increase of 1.153 WHIP, and 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings.
He appeared in seven postseason games in Cleveland, including three games in the 2016 World Series. Experience and past performance can make Clevinger in the There is a big boost in free agency. Chicago ended the season with an 81-81 lead, but the talented roster could be another top pick with Dylan Cease starter.



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