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Jace Fry: Cut by Tigers
The Tigers released Fry (elbow) on Thursday.
Left elbow inflammation has kept Fry sidelined since late April, but the 29-year-old southpaw had been solid out of the bullpen in Triple-A Toledo prior to injury. Before allowing three runs in 1.1 innings during his most recent appearance, Fry held an impressive 2.08 ERA and 1.04 WHIP with 12 strikeouts through 8.2 frames. Once healthy, Fry should be able to contribute to another organization's Triple-A bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Jace Fry: Nursing sore elbow at Triple-A
Fry is currently sidelined at Triple-A Toledo with left elbow inflammation, Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Fry is being evaluated and receiving "conservative" treatment, so it seems as if he'll probably be out a while. The lefty holds a 4.50 ERA over seven appearances with Toledo this season and hasn't pitched in the majors since 2021.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Jace Fry: Sent packing to minors camp
The Tigers reassigned Fry to minor-league camp Monday.
Fry was one of several non-roster invitee relievers with prior MLB experience who received an extended look from the Tigers in spring training, but Trey Wingenter and Chasen Shreve were the top standouts among that group of hurlers during Grapefruit League play and appear to have secured their spots in the Opening Day bullpen. Unless he and the Tigers agree to mutually part ways, Fry is expected to report to Triple-A Toledo to begin the season.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Jace Fry: Signs minor-league deal with Tigers
Detroit signed Fry to a minor-league contract Wednesday that includes an invitation to big-league spring training.
Fry spent the back half of the 2022 campaign with Triple-A Lehigh Valley after signing with the Phillies in June, producing a bloated 6.75 ERA and 1.50 WHIP with 20 strikeouts over 16 innings in 18 appearances. The left-hander will now have a shot at cracking the Tigers' Opening Day roster if he can impress this spring.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Jace Fry: Lands with Phillies
Philadelphia signed Fry to a minor-league contract Sunday and assigned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
He joined the Lehigh Valley roster as a replacement for Dillon Maples, who was released by the organization Friday. Fry was also cut loose Friday by the Nationals, who signed him to a minor-league deal in March. The 28-year-old lefty previously made 162 appearances in the majors with the White Sox across the past five seasons, but he failed to earn a call-up to Washington in 2022 after turning in a 3.77 ERA and 1.56 WHIP across 14.1 innings at Triple-A Rochester.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Jace Fry: Signs minors deal with Washington
Fry signed a minor-league contract with the Nationals on Sunday that includes an invite to big-league camp, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Fry elected free agency after being outrighted off the White Sox's 40-man roster in November, and he'll now compete for a bullpen spot with the Nationals. The 28-year-old southpaw appeared in only six major-league games during 2021, and he had a 2.93 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 60:20 K:BB over 40 innings at Triple-A.... See More ... See Less
Jace Fry: Enters open market
Fry will become a free agent after being outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte, LaMond Pope of the Chicago Tribune reports.
The lefty appeared in only six games this season for the White Sox and posted a 10.80 ERA. Fry enjoyed some big-league success in 2020, pitching to a 3.66 ERA in 19.2 innings, but his most recent action is unlikely to merit a sizable deal this offseason.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Optioned to Triple-A
Fry was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday.
The reliever pitched in four contests after being recalled Sept. 14, surrendering five runs over 4.2 innings. Fry will be replaced on the major league roster by Andrew Vaughn, who was activated from the 10-day injured list Thursday.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Called up Tuesday
Fry was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday, Vinnie Duber of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
The 28-year-old was recalled after Ryan Tepera (finger) was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday. Fry has only appeared in two games for the White Sox this season, surrendering three runs in two innings while striking out two.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Sent to Triple-A
Fry was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Friday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Fry was promoted in late June and surrendered three runs over two frames in his two big-league appearances. He posted a 3.66 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 24:12 K:BB in 19.2 innings for the White Sox last year but hasn't seen much big-league action in 2021.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: On track to rejoin big club
Fry's agency, Northwest Sports Management Group, announced Wednesday that its client will be called up from Triple-A Charlotte.
The White Sox will likely confirm the transaction prior to Wednesday's game against the Twins. Fry has yet to pitch for the big club in 2021 after opening the season on the 60-day injured list while recovering from offseason back surgery, but the southpaw has been making regular appearances in the minors for more than a month and looks to be healthy again. Over his 13 outings at Charlotte spanning 14 innings, Fry has posted a 1.93 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 21:8 K:BB.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Promotion official
The White Sox recalled Fry from Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday.
He'll join the bullpen as a replacement for lefty Aaron Bummer (hamstring), who was placed on the injured list in a corresponding move. Before he was optioned to Triple-A last week, Fry had been on the injured list all season while he recovered from back surgery. The 27-year-old southpaw posted a 1.93 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 21:8 K:BB across 14 innings with Charlotte.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Activated and optioned
Fry (back) was activated off the 60-day injured list and sent to Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Fry has been out all year following offseason back surgery. He's looked good in 12 rehab appearances, posting a 2.08 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 19:8 K:BB in 13 innings, but he'll remain in the minors for now while awaiting his next chance at the big-league level.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Excelling during rehab assignment
Fry (back) has made five appearances for Triple-A Charlotte since beginning a rehab assignment May 27, working five scoreless, no-hit frames while striking out seven and walking four.
As Fry's excellent numbers attest, the White Sox are confident with how the lefty is progressing in his recovery from a microdiscetomy during the offseason. Fry cleared an important milestone in the recovery process over the weekend by pitching on back-to-back days for Charlotte, which could foreshadow a return from the 60-day injured list in the near future.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Rehab assignment on tap
Fry (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Fry has been sidelined since the start of the year after he underwent a microdisectomy in his back during the offseason. However, the southpaw's rehab assignment is a significant step in his recovery process, and he could be nearing his return. Once Fry is cleared to return to the major-league mound, he should serve as a left-handed option out of the bullpen.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Transferred to 60-day IL
Fry (back) was placed on the 60-day injured list Thursday.
Fry underwent a microdisectomy in his back during the offseason and doesn't yet have a timetable for his return. His placement on the 60-day injured list will clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Nick Williams, whose contract was selected by Chicago in a corresponding move. Fry will serve as a third lefty option in the bullpen behind Aaron Bummer and Garrett Crochet once he's available.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Lands on IL
The White Sox placed Fry (back) on the 10-day injured list Thursday.
Fry will be eligible to come off the IL next week, but he's expected to require more time beyond that to make a full recovery from the microdiscectomy he required during the offseason. Once available, he'll give the White Sox a third lefty option out of the bullpen behind Aaron Bummer and Garrett Crochet.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Slated to begin season on IL
Fry underwent a microdisectomy in his back during the offseason and should begin the regular season on the injured list, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
Fry dealt with back issues last season, and he underwent a procedure during the offseason. As a result, general manager Rick Hahn revealed Wednesday that the southpaw will likely miss the first month of the regular season while he recovers. Once Fry is healthy, he should serve as a middle reliever for the White Sox in 2021.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Reaches deal with Pale Hose
Fry agreed Wednesday with the White Sox on a one-year, $862,500 contract to avoid arbitration, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
The southpaw reliever was arbitration-eligible for the first time after posting a 3.66 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 24:12 K:BB across 19.2 innings last season. He'll likely fill a middle-relief role for the White Sox in 2021.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Jace Fry: Returns from injury
Fry (back) was activated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday.
Fry missed slightly more than the minimum 10 days with back spasms. He's been an effective part of the bullpen for the White Sox this season, posting a 3.65 ERA and 15:6 K:BB in 12.1 innings. Bernardo Flores was optioned in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
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