6 new pitchers — together with Jake Eder and Ky Bush — settling into minor-league places after being traded to the Chicago White Sox

Jake Eder was heading out to shag fly balls when he heard his determine on television.

“I rotated and noticed that after which acquired a bunch of calls from the Marlins, from the White Sox, telling me what was happening,” Eder said all through a video conference Wednesday.

The left-handed minor-league pitcher found he had been traded from the Miami Marlins group to the Chicago White Sox in commerce for infielder Jake Burger on Aug. 1.

“The instant response, I used to be simply type of fired as much as be a part of a brand new group and simply choose up the place I left off there,” Eder said.

Eder was one amongst six pitchers the Sox acquired in strikes by the Aug. 1 commerce deadline. He joined right-hander Nick Nastrini and lefty Ky Bush at Double-A Birmingham.

Nastrini, right-hander Jordan Leasure and veteran outfielder Trayce Thompson had been acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers for pitchers Lance Lynn and Joe Kelly on July 28. Leasure is at Triple-A Charlotte.

Bush and switch-hitting catcher Edgar Quero had been the returns for the deal that despatched pitchers Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo López to the Los Angeles Angels on July 26. Quero moreover performs for Birmingham.

Proper-hander Juan Carela, who joined the group from the New York Yankees in commerce for Keynan Middleton, is at Class A Winston-Salem whereas right-hander Luis Patiño, who the Sox obtained from Tampa Bay in commerce for cash points, is with Charlotte.

Quero (No. 3), Eder (No. 5), Nastrini (No. 6) and Bush (No. 9) are inside the excessive 10 on the Sox prospect itemizing rankings by MLB.com.

“Jake Eder’s my roommate, Ky Bush and I’ve been speaking an entire bunch (and) Quero, we’ve been speaking a bunch,” Nastrini said in a video conference title Thursday. “We’ve all type of jelled and bonded pretty shortly. It’s undoubtedly good to be spherical these guys.

“It’s good to see how good they’re as a result of there’s a bit of little bit of a contest consider there, too. You’re like, ‘All proper, they did this, I’ve acquired to do that.’ It’s been good to be round these guys and it’s undoubtedly good to see that there’s a core group of younger gamers within the minor-league system that may type of progress via collectively and assist convey a World Sequence to the White Sox. That’s what all of us wish to do.”

Nastrini, 23, is 1-0 with a 6.97 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his first two begins with the Barons. In keeping with MLB.com, he was the No. 9 prospect inside the Dodgers group on the time of the commerce.

“Once I can throw my fastball, my changeup, and type of put it no matter I would like, that’s once I know the day’s going to be particular,” he said. “You’ve simply type of acquired to select up and get going whenever you get to a brand new group, make associates as shortly as attainable, talk with the teaching workers, with the supervisor. I’ve had nothing however good issues to say in regards to the transition.”

Eder, 24, allowed two runs in two innings in his first start with the Barons on Aug. 6. In keeping with MLB.com, he was the No. 4 prospect inside the Marlins group on the time of the commerce.

“I principally pitch off my fastball so once I’m commanding that I can throw breaking balls and changeups off that they usually’ll tunnel as nicely,” he said.

Eder made his season debut on June 4 after missing all of 2022 whereas recovering from Tommy John surgical process.

“I believe adversity launched you to your self, so one, being away from the sport for that lengthy and never with the ability to compete and preserving that mentality there daily was one thing I grew into and practiced each day,” Eder said. “And I realized loads about my physique, talked to a variety of new folks all through the rehab course of and realized about my arm, realized about my mechanics extra and simply realized about higher methods to arrange my physique going into the season.”

Bush, 23, was 0-1 with an 8.64 ERA after his first two begins with the Barons. He was ranked the No. 3 prospect inside the Angels group by MLB.com on the time of the commerce.

“I strive to not waste any pitches,” Bush said all through a video conference title on Aug. 4. “The fastball has been my best pitch. The curveball has come an important distance inside the last 12 months, been truly happy with that. It’s merely fine-tuning and being able to have 4 weapons.

“I really feel like I used to be in a great place with the Angels and being traded, it’s at all times good to be traded for large leaguers. It’s cool to see understanding I’m in a fairly great spot with the White Sox.”

Jesse Scholtens pitches correctly in loss to Brewers

Sox starter Jesse Scholtens pitched correctly, nonetheless ran into trouble inside the seventh inning of a 3-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday in entrance of 29,851 at Assured Price Area.

Scholtens allowed three runs on six hits with 5 strikeouts and three walks in 6 1/3 innings. All three runs acquired right here inside the seventh as a result of the Sox seen a 2-0 lead slip away.

Tyrone Taylor tied the score with a 2-run double in direction of Scholtens. Taylor scored on a two-out single by William Contreras in direction of reliever Bryan Shaw.

“Felt good, (catcher Yasmani Grandal) and I had a fairly good recreation plan going,” Scholtens said. ” Sadly in that last inning, (I) didn’t execute. That’s type of all that stands out correct now.”

Yoán Moncada had two hits, along with a solo residence run, inside the loss.

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