Sox reinstate Jesse Crain from 15-day DL

Sox reinstate Jesse Crain from 15-day DL
May 15, 2012, 2:53 pm
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After suffering from a strained left oblique, right-hander Jesse Crain has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list and has returned to the White Sox from his injury rehabilitation assignment at Class AAA Charlotte.

As expected upon Crain's return, left-handed pitcher Eric Stults has been designated for assignment.

While in Charlotte, Crain made two appearances with the Knights, allowing no hits and delivering three strikeouts in 2 scoreless innings pitched. He's 0-0 with the White Sox this season, earning a 2.57 ERA, recording 10 strikeouts in 10 games.

Stults' contract was purchased from Class AAA Charlotte on May 7. He played two games with the South Siders, posting a 0-0 record with a 2.70 ERA.