White Sox send top prospect Carlos Rodon to Triple-A

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Chicago team sends stud prospect to Triple-A despite excellent spring training performance!

No, not Kris Bryant. This time it’s left-hander Carlos Rodon, the No. 3 overall pick in last year’s draft who rose to Triple-A shortly after signing and then looked great in White Sox camp.

Rodon racked up 19 strikeouts with just three walks in 13 spring training innings and the White Sox need a short-term fill-in for the injured Chris Sale, but instead he’ll begin the season in Charlotte.

Rodon ranked as a consensus top-20 prospect and has top-of-the-rotation upside, so expect to see him in Chicago by the All-Star break.