White Sox Designate Will Ohman For Assignment

THURSDAY: The White Sox announced that they officially designated Ohman for assignment.

WEDNESDAY: The White Sox are set to designate Will Ohman for assignment on Thursday, according to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune (via Twitter).  The 34-year-old has a 5.84 ERA with 4.4 K/9 and 1.5 BB/9 in 24.2 innings of work this year.

Ohman inked a two-year deal with the ChiSox in January of last year worth $1.5MM in 2011 and $2.5MM this past season.  For his career, the left-hander owns a 4.23 ERA with 8.6 K/9 and 4.1 BB/9 across ten big league campaigns.  Ohman's performance against the Twins this afternoon likely prompted the move as he allowed three runs in two innings of work.

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  1. Lastings 3 years ago

    More like Will Omen…

  2. sourbob 3 years ago

    Okay, so he’s a healthy veteran lefty with some success in his past who can be had for nothing… he should be signed by a new team in… aw shucks, what time is it now?

    The fact that he’s been lousy of late is kinda incidental. He’s LEFT-HANDED. Those guys pitch forever.

  3. look for the mets to sign him

  4. dodgerskingsfan 3 years ago

    the way the dodgers are going, theyll sign him….

  5. HARRISON ROSE 3 years ago

    What a great week. Sox dumped Stewart, Lillibridge, AND Omen??!?!

  6. I was yelling at the TV to cut  him. Kenny must’ve heard me.

  7. Sockmonkey23 3 years ago

    Orioles got a pretty good season out of him in 2010, and don’t have a matchup lefty in the pen.  I would think they’d be interested as well.

  8. Now, how do we get rid of Santiago?

  9. cachhubguy 3 years ago

    He’s a LOOGY. The White Sox used him against righties too and the obvious happened.

  10. Blue Jays please. Anything is better than Jesse Chavez/David Pauley/Scott Richmond.

  11. Chris Leigh 3 years ago

    Braves will sign him considering his past history with them.  He still misses pitching there. 

    • TimotheusATL 3 years ago

      pretty sure the braves have this o’flaherty guy that kinda negates the need for such a pitcher.

  12. baines03 3 years ago

    correction: his ERA is 6.41

  13. NYBravosFan10 3 years ago

    Remember when this guy was a beast in Atlanta? One of the few highlights of the 2008 season :(

  14. CitizenLoonie 3 years ago

    Zach Stewart gone and now Ohman.  Time to demote Hector Santiago as well.  Extra batting practice is almost over Sox fans!

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