Axelrod Promoted to AA BirminghamJune 17, 2010 - Carolina League (CarL) Winston-Salem Dash
Axelrod pitched in 12 games for Winston-Salem this season, including two starts. He was 2-1 with a 2.23 ERA at the time of his promotion. The right-hander from Santa Barbara, California was one of the most efficient strike-throwers in the Carolina League this season, racking up 29 strikeouts and just two walks in 32.1 innings pitched. His WHIP (walks & hits per inning pitched) was 0.96, the best mark on the Dash.
Axelrod joined the Chicago organization late last year after signing out of the independent Frontier League. He went 2-1 with a 1.91 ERA in five starts in 2009 for the Dash.
Winston-Salem's roster now stands at 24 players, one below the Carolina League limit.
The Dash finishes its first half home slate tonight against the Frederick Keys. Winston-Salem can clinch a first half Southern Division title with a win tonight and a Salem Red Sox loss. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark.
The Winston-Salem Dash is the Class-A Advanced minor league affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. To purchase tickets and for more information, please call 336-714-2287 or visit www.wsdash.com .
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