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White Sox Call Up Prospect Romy González

Romy González, a former 18th-round pick for the White Sox, has earned a promotion to the bigs after a stellar minor league season.

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Romy González has been ripping the cover off of the baseball at Triple-A Charlotte this year. The 24-year-old has slashed .275/.357/.525 and will be making his appearance on the Chicago White Sox roster for the first time.

Whether a corresponding move has been announced is yet to be seen, but it is very likely either Tim Anderson or Lucas Giolito get a temporary injury list stint with the White Sox lead in the American League Central.

Either way, González was the 18th-round pick for the White Sox in 2018. He could be a massive win for the White Sox player development team because he has always had raw power. With 20 homers at the beginning of the Double-A Birmingham season, González quickly earned himself a promotion to Triple-A and now to the big show.

In 87 games between Birmingham and Charlotte, González 23 home runs and 57 RBIs. As noted, his first 78 games at Double-A were really good, but he’s continued hitting in Charlotte. In just nine games, González is slashing .344/.382/.750 with three home runs and 10 RBIs. He’s kept his pace no matter where he’s been, earning a well deserved promotion to the big leagues.

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