Herrera allowed one run on one hit, two walks, a hit batsman and a wild pitch in Saturday's 13-2 loss to the Athletics. Herrera has allowed runs in each of his last six appearances and has long since been removed from a setup role for closer Alex Colome. His ERA climbed to 7.84 with a 4.1 BB/9 over 31 innings.
Herrera allowed a two-run home run without retiring a batter in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to Cleveland. Herrera, who missed time since Sunday with a back issue, came on in the bottom of the ninth inning with a man on and served up a walkoff bomb to Jose Ramirez. It was the sixth time in the last nine appearances he's allowed runs. After a hopeful start to 2019, Herrera now has a 5.82 ERA and 17:6 K:BB over 17 innings.
Herrera (back) is available to pitch Wednesday against the Indians, James Fegan of The Athletic reports. Herrera is good to go Wednesday after missing the first two games of the series due to a stiff back. Now that he's healthy again, the 29-year-old, who owns a 5.29 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 17:6 K:BB through 17 innings this season, should settle back into a setup role for the White Sox.
Herrera (back) said he would likely be ready to pitch Wednesday at Cleveland, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Herrera has been battling back stiffness over the last few days but has been able to resume playing catch with no issues. The 29-year-old has a 5.29 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 17:6 K:BB through his first 17 innings of the season.
Herrera (back) played catch Monday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports. While this is a positive sign for Herrera, he remains day-to-day with back spasms. Jace Fry, Ryan Burr and Josh Osich are all setup options in his absence.