• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    White Sox P Jairo Asencio released at Triple-A Charlotte

    The White Sox have announced that veteran right-hander Jairo Asencio has been released by Triple-A Charlotte. The 32-year-old Asencio bottomed out this season with an 0-2 record and 6.94 ERA. He had allowed 20 hits in 11 2/3 innings. Ascencio pitched for four different major league teams, but has not reached that level since 2013.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    White Sox option Erik Johnson to Charlotte, make other moves

    The White Sox made a series of moves as they work toward putting together a 25-man roster. Chicago optioned pitcher Erik Johnson and outrighted pitchers Maikel Cleto and Onelki Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. They reassigned pitcher Jairo Asencio, outfielder Engel Beltre, catcher George Kottaras and pitcher Arcenio Leon to minor-league camp. These moves give the White Sox 28 players left in major-league camp. The 40-man roster is not down to 37.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Penny, Carroll among players signed to minor-league deals by ChiSox

    The White Sox announced Thursday they signed 15 players to minor-league contracts, which included invites to spring training. The 15 players were pitchers Jairo Asencio, Scott Carroll, Jesse Crain, Logan Kensing, Arcenio Leon, J.D. Martin, Brad Penny, Zach Phillips, Joe Savery, catchers George Kottaras and Geovany Soto, infielders Juan Diaz and Andy LaRoche, and outfielders Tony Campana and Michael Taylor.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    Jairo Asencio chooses to play in Korea

    MyKBO reports that reliever Jairo Asencio will pitch for the KIA Tigers in Korea for the 2014 season. Earlier reports indicated that Asencio was going to play for the White Sox on a minor league deal. Asencio made four appearances with the Orioles in 2013, and he has also played for the Cubs, Indians and Braves.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    White Sox sign two to minor league deals

    Baseball America reports that the White Sox signed reliever Jairo Asencio and outfielder Denis Phipps to minor league contracts. Asencio comes from the Orioles' organization, and he recorded 28 saves with a 2.66 ERA for Triple-A Norfolk. Phipps played for the Reds' Triple-A affiliate at Louisville and batted .248 with nine home runs, 49 RBI and 14 stolen bases.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Jairo Asencio, Taylor Teagarden elect free agency

    Two Orioles players have elected free agency after missing out on the club's final 40-man roster, MLB.com reports. Pitcher Jairo Asencio and catcher Taylor Teagarden will test the market this winter.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Jairo Asencio heads to Triple-A

    The Orioles sent pitcher Jairo Asencio outright to Triple-A Norfolk Wednesday after he cleared waivers. He gave up two runs in 2 1/3 innings during his time with the Orioles and returns to a 2.15 ERA, 0.80 WHIP and 41:7 K:BB ratio in 37 2/3 innings with Norfolk.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Jairo Asencio designated for assignment

    Orioles reliever Jairo Asencio was designated for assignment Sunday to make room on the roster for L.J. Hoes, MLB.com reports. Asencio pitched in four games of relief for Baltimore and gave up two runs over 2 1/3 innings with four strikeouts.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Orioles recall Jairo Asencio

    The Orioles have called up reliever Jairo Asencio from Triple-A Norfolk, MASN reports Friday. Asencio owns a 2.15 ERA in 37 2/3 innings of relief for Norfolk. He has 41 strikeouts against seven walks on the season.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Orioles obtain pitcher Jairo Asencio

    The Orioles acquired pitcher Jairo Asencio from the Brewers Monday in exchange for a player to be named later. Asencio made 30 appearances out of the bullpen for Milwaukee last season, finishing with a 4.91 ERA and 1.44 WHIP. He had 29 strikeouts in 40 1/3 innings.