Report: Rienzo likely to join White Sox
According to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune, Dash alum Andre Rienzo is likely to join the White Sox and start tonight in Cleveland. Rienzo would take Jake Peavy’s spot in the rotation. Peavy has been all over the rumor mill with the trade deadline on the horizon tomorrow.
Here’s the original tweet from the Chicago Tribune:
Rienzo likely to start for Sox in place of Peavy http://t.co/a9GQJ6f9JO
— ChiTribSports (@ChiTribSports) July 30, 2013
The word has gotten out quickly on Twitter, and here is some of the reaction.
Mark Gonzalez, Chi.Tribune, reporting Brazilian Andre Rienzo will replace Peavy. Y. Gomes, another Brazilan, expected to catch for Tribe. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) July 30, 2013
Even if Peavy stays, I’m pretty excited to see Andre Rienzo make his debut tonight against Cleveland.
— Cee Angi (@CeeAngi) July 30, 2013
After a horrible start at Triple-A, Rienzo has earned this start. Will be fun to watch.
— Matthew Smith (@MatthewSmithBR) July 30, 2013
Stay tuned throughout the afternoon for more information on this report and Rienzo’s status.