White Sox sign Scott Olsen

White Sox sign Scott Olsen
January 25, 2012, 6:41 pm
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Jerry CrasnickFormer Marlins & Nationals starter Scott Olsen has signed minor league deal w WhiteSox. Deal includes big league option for 2013
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Olsen has thrown 723 innings in the majors with a 4.85 ERA with a 1.81 strikeout-to-walk ratio. He last appeared in the majors 2010 with the Nationals, throwing 81 innings with a 5.56 ERA.

Unless the Sox trade Gavin Floyd or someone gets hurt during spring training, Olsen will end up in Charlotte's starting rotation. Even if Floyd is dealt or a starter suffers an injury in March, though, Olsen would have to beat out Zach Stewart and Dylan Axelrod, most likely.