• by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Jose Tabata among 12 players cut from Pirates camp Friday

    The Pirates announced Friday they cut 12 players from major-league camp. They optioned Bobby LaFromboise to Triple-A, while reassigning Deolis Guerra, Gorkys Hernandez, Charlie Leesman, Brad Lincoln, Steve Lombardozzi, Brent Morel, Gustavo Nunez , Deibinson Romero, Jose Tabata, Sebastian Valle and Josh Wall to minor-league camp.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Charlie Leesman released by White Sox

    The White Sox have released pitcher Charlie Leesman, shortly after designating him for assignment. Leesman posted a 4.10 ERA in 66 2/3 innings at Triple-A Charlotte this season.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    White Sox busy Saturday with minor roster moves

    The White Sox made several roster moves Saturday, including the activation off the 60-day disabled list of outfielder Avisail Garcia. The team also played outfielder Moises Sierra on the DL with a strained left oblique, designated left-handed pitcher Charlie Leesman for assignment, placed right-hander Javy Guerra on the bereavement list and recalled southpaw Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Charlotte.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    White Sox option Charlie Leesman to Triple-A

    The White Sox optioned Charlie Leesman to Triple-A Charlotte Wednesday. Leesman was scheduled to make Sunday's start, so the team will have to come up with a new plan for that outing. He was moved off the 25-man roster to make room for Gordon Beckham, who is on his way back from the disabled list and is expected to be activated before Friday's game.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Charlie Leesman can't complete three innings Tuesday

    White Sox pitcher Charlie Leesman couldn't get out of the third inning Tuesday, giving up six earned runs on nine hits and one walk in 2 2/3 innings in his team's 8-6 loss to the Tigers. Leesman (0-1) had his first crack filling in for Chris Sale, who went on the disabled list this week, and it didn't turn out well. The Tigers scored their first run in the first inning and tacked on five more in the third inning before the Chicago pitcher left the game with two runners on base. If the White Sox keep Leesman in the rotation, he'll face the Rays at home Sunday.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Charlie Leesman named Tuesday starter

    White Sox reliever Charlie Leesman has been named the starter for Tuesday's contest against the Tigers in Detroit, ESPN Chicago reports. Leesman is 0-2 with a 1.59 ERA In three starts at Triple-A Charlotte. He will replaced an injured Chris Sale, who is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor muscle strain.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    White Sox send eight down

    Southpaw Charlie Leesman headlines a group of eight White Sox demoted to the minors on Wednesday. He was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte after appearing in eight games and starting one with Chicago in 2013. Outfielders Trayce Thompson and Jared Mitchell were sent to Double-A Birmingham while catcher Miguel Gonzalez, pitchers Deunte Heath , Omar Poveda and Scott Snodgrass and outfielder Keenyn Walker were reassigned to minor league camp.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Charlie Leesman up for White Sox

    The White Sox have called up reliever Charlie Leesman from Triple-A Charlotte Sunday. Leesman made a spot start for Chicago earlier in the season and faired well. The 26-year-old gave up just one run on four hits over five innings in a win over Minnesota back on Aug. 9.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Charlie Leesman sent back down

    White Sox pitcher Charlie Leesman was optioned back down to Triple-A Charlotte following his first career start Friday night against the Twins.Leesman gave up one run and struck out eight over five innings of work in his MLB debut. He owns a 3.47 ERA in 13 minor-league starts.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Charlie Leesman Ks eight in MLB debut

    White Sox pitcher Charlie Leesman made his first career start and received a no-decision in Game 2 of Friday's doubleheader against the Twins.Leesman allowed a solo home run to Alexei Ramirez in the fourth inning for his only blemish of the night. He permitted one run on four hits and five walks while striking out eight over five innings pitched. He is expected to be sent back down to Triple-A Charlotte.