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White Sox trade Andre Rienzo to the Marlins for LHP Dan Jennings

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White Sox continue to stock up on bullpen lefties.

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The White Sox have made another move to end the Winter Meetings.  They've traded pitcher Andre Rienzo to the Miami Marlins for LHP Dan Jennings.

Jennings, 27, had an 1.38 ERA, 3.48 FIP, 3.8 BB/9, and 8.5 K/9 in 47 games for Miami over 40⅓ innings.  He has a 93+ mph four-seasmer and a mid-80s slider.  He tends to be a groundball pitcher even with his fastball so fits the profile that the Sox look for in the bullpen.

While this looks good, there are some rough spots.  He allowed 41% of inherited runners score last season.  Also, lefties hit .289/.354/.403 off of Jennings while righties hit .238/.322/.389 for his career so his ability to be a LOOGY is a bit questionable.

Rienzo leaves the Sox after a disappointing 2014.  After a strong start to 2013 at Charlotte, he joined the White Sox rotation after the Jake Peavy trade.  Last season, he pitched 64⅔ with a FIP of 5.73. After giving up 10 runs in 2⅓ innings in three games in August, he was sent back to Charlotte without a September callup.