CHICAGO — Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger is signing with the Chicago White Sox, according to the Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.
After Rosenthal reported the signing, MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported that Clevinger’s deal with the White Sox was for 1 guaranteed year and worth more than $8 million.
Clevinger started 22 games with the San Diego Padres last season, posting a 7-7 record with a 4.33 ERA over 114.1 innings pitched.
Before joining the Padres, Clevinger spent four-plus seasons with the Cleveland Guardians before being dealt to San Diego midway through the COVID-shortened 2020 season. From 2016-20, Clevinger made 92 starts and compiled a 44-23 record with a 3.19 ERA and 603 K’s.
Clevinger was out for the entirety of the 2021 MLB regular season after undergoing Tommy John Surgery.