CHICAGO (AP) The White Sox have acquired Anthony Ranaudo from Texas, two days after the right-hander walked five Chicago hitters in one inning with the Rangers.
Texas obtained minor league pitching prospect Matt Ball in the deal announced Thursday. The right-hander will report to Class A Hickory.
Chicago is sending Ranaudo to Triple-A Charlotte along with right-hander Scott Carroll. The White Sox will make a roster move to fill Carroll's spot before Friday night's game at the Yankees.
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Ranaudo gave up five of his seven runs over two relief appearances in Tuesday's outing against the White Sox. Texas rallied for a 13-11 victory. He is 5-4 with a 6.33 ERA in 13 career appearances, including nine starts, with Boston and Texas.
The 21-year-old Ball had 24 strikeouts in 16 innings in 10 relief outings at Class A Kannapolis. He was an 11th-round pick by the White Sox in 2013.