White Sox designate Downs for assignment

Updated: June 26, 2014, 2:06 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Chicago White Sox have designated left-handed pitcher Scott Downs for assignment and recalled left-hander Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Charlotte.

The White Sox announced the moves on Thursday.

The 38-year-old Downs went 0-2 with a 6.08 ERA in 38 games this season -- his first with Chicago.

Surkamp was 3-4 with a 4.54 ERA in 14 games (11 starts) with Charlotte.

He is 2-3 with a 7.36 ERA in seven starts over two major-league seasons with San Francisco (2011, '13).


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