Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports that White Sox pitching prospect Carlos Rodon has been promoted to Triple-A Charlotte and he’ll make his debut there on Tuesday. Rodon, 21, was selected by the White Sox in the first round, third overall, of the 2014 draft out of North Carolina State University.
Rodon made two appearances in the Arizona League before joining Winston-Salem at Single-A. In 9 2/3 innings there, Rodon posted a 1.86 ERA with a 15/5 K/BB ratio.
The Yankees announced on Tuesday that outfielder Aaron Judge underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder, aiming to remove loose bodies and clean up cartilage. Judge is expected to be fully recovered by the time spring training begins in February.
Judge, 25, injured his shoulder on a slide in the second half, though he consistently denied that it bothered him. He slumped heavily, batting just .179 with seven home runs in 191 plate appearances between July 14 and August 31.
Judge still wound up taking home AL Rookie of the Year honors and finished second in AL Most Valuable Player Award balloting. Overall, he hit .284/.422/.627 with 52 home runs, 114 RBI, and 128 runs scored in 678 trips to the plate.