White Sox place Floyd on DL, recall Axelrod

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White Sox place Floyd on DL, recall Axelrod

The White Sox have placed right-hander Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 27) with a right elbow flexor strain and recalled right-hander Dylan Axelrod from Class AAA Charlotte.

Outfielder Alejandro De Aza was also sent to Charlotte for an injury rehab assignment.

Floyd left his last start on Aug. 26 against the Mariners after experiencing discomfort in his elbow.

Axelrod has gone 1-2 with a 5.63 ERA in 10 games over two stints with the White Sox this season.

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Austin O'Connor

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Austin O'Connor

Four years, four state championships. 

That's what St. Rita senior wrestler Austin O'Connor accomplished over the past four years, becoming the 15th wrestler in IHSA history to do so. The Mustangs' grappler went undefeated this season and finished his IHSA career with a record of 181-4. 

O'Connor is planning on continuing his time on the mat at the University of North Carolina next season. Learn more about O'Connor in the video above. 

In the Gym at EFT: Vertical jump training

In the Gym at EFT: Vertical jump training

In the latest installment of In the Gym at EFT, performance specialist Kerry Neal teaches some valuable techniques to improve an athlete's vertical jump. 

Former Western Michigan Linebacker Grant DePalma gives an assist by demonstrating the drills. An athlete's vertical is an important tool and can be the difference during evaluation.

Learn some valuable tips above and be on the lookout for the next edition of In the Gym at EFT.