Posted January 03, 2014

White Sox sign reliever Scott Downs to 1-year deal

MLB
Scott Downs (Pouya Dianat/Getty Images)

Scott Downs has at least 57 appearances in each of the last four seasons. (Pouya Dianat/Getty Images)

The White Sox agreed to a one-year deal with 12-year veteran pitcher Scott Downs, the team announced Thursday. The deal is worth $4 million.

The 37-year-old is 38-36 with 26 saves and a 3.48 ERA in 564 appearances (50 starts) for five different teams, including a 2.49 ERA in 68 games last season for the Angels and Braves.

Chicago has two other lefties in its bullpen, Donnie Veal and rookie Charlie Leesman.

SI WIRE: Mark Mulder signs minor-league deal with Angels


1 comments
MrArlington
MrArlington

Dude is pretty much 40 and his game makes me think he suffers from a syndrome that is the same as his last name.