White Sox option Axelrod to Triple-A

White Sox option Axelrod to Triple-A
May 6, 2012, 9:00 pm
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The White Sox optioned Dylan Axelrod to Triple-A Charlotte following his start against Detroit, the team announced Sunday. Axelrod threw 4 13 innings against the Tigers, struggling with efficiency but only allowing two runs -- both solo home runs -- on six hits with two walks and four strikeouts.

Jesse Crain was eligible to come off the disabled list Sunday, but it's not known if he'll be re-joining the White Sox in Cleveland tomorrow, when a corresponding roster move will be announced before the team's doubleheader against the Indians. Crain said he'll need to have a rehab stint in Charlotte, though, and he has yet to start that part of his recovery.

Eric Stults will start the second game of the doubleheader, although the Sox do not need to make a roster move to bring him up for the day. He could be added to the 25-man roster after his start tomorrow if Crain isn't ready or the Sox decide to ship someone else off to Charlotte.