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Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Lance Lynn traded to White Sox

Lance Lynn has been traded to the White Sox, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand late Monday night. The trade was first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The clubs have not confirmed the deal.

Right-hander Dane Dunning, the White Sox No. 5 prospect, is going back to the Rangers in the trade, according to Passan.

The 33-year-old right-hander and nine-year veteran spent the last two seasons with the Rangers, where he compiled a 22-14 record and 3.57 ERA in 46 starts. He is set to join a White Sox staff alongside Lucas Giolito and Dallas Keuchel.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 08, 2020 at 12:09 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dane dunning, lance lynn, rangers, white sox

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   1. asinwreck Posted: December 08, 2020 at 12:23 AM (#5993026)
Still waiting on the second prospect headed out of Chicago, but Rick Hahn promises it won't be Elijah Tatis.
   2. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: December 08, 2020 at 12:48 AM (#5993027)
One of those rare trades where both sides are names that could easily be superhero alter egos or porn stars.
   3. asinwreck Posted: December 08, 2020 at 09:08 AM (#5993042)
Avery Weems is the second prospect headed to Texas.
   4. The Duke Posted: December 08, 2020 at 09:42 AM (#5993049)
Chi Sox going for it - smart move
   5. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: December 08, 2020 at 09:56 AM (#5993050)
Avery Weems is the second prospect headed to Texas.
Nevermind about #2 in that case.
   6. Barnaby Jones Posted: December 08, 2020 at 10:31 AM (#5993055)
I can still see it as a porn star, but definitely more a B-list super-villain name.
   7. JRVJ Posted: December 08, 2020 at 12:59 PM (#5993090)
Good for the ChiSox.

They're looking to be a very interesting team in 2021.
   8. BDC Posted: December 08, 2020 at 02:32 PM (#5993122)
Lance Lynn for Texas went 22-14 in 292 innings with 335 strikeouts and an ERA+ of 140 … his line here reads like one of the better seasons from Gaylord Perry's or Steve Carlton's career.

I hope he continues to thrive, though of course it's possible that the Rangers got the last useful mileage out of him in the service of their overall mediocrity.
   9. Walt Davis Posted: December 08, 2020 at 03:30 PM (#5993154)
Owed just 1/$9.3, easily worth it if he pitches anything like he has recently. Should have been very tradable on that contract but I suppose you can't expect much more than this for a single year.

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