White Sox Starter's Knee Injury ''Not A Factor" A Season Approaches

He signed on with the team this offseason.

Chicago White Sox starter Mike Clevinger received a platelet-rich injection in his right knee prior to signing with the team, according to James Fegan of The Athletic.

However, Clevinger said the knee is ''not a factor'' as he prepares for the upcoming season.

Also, Ethan Katz, the White Sox's pitching coach indicated that Clevinger has had no restrictions this winter and the team is working to return the thirty-two-year-old's delivery to what it looked like before the injury. 

The good news in all of this is that the knee injury may explain why Clevinger recorded a brutal 4.90 ERA over 68 innings in the second half of last season. 

The White Sox will try to get Clevinger back to his 2016-2020 form, where he posted a 3.19 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and 603 strikeouts over 542.1 innings of work.
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