Former UC Irvine pitcher Dylan Axelrod was recalled Tuesday by the
It's the third stint in the major leagues for Axelrod, who spent part of the 2011 baseball season with the White Sox, who also promoted him for a time earlier this season. The 6-foot, 195-pound right-hander was 0-1 with a 3.52 earned-run average in three games, including one start, in his first big-league assignment this season.
Axelrod is 1-1 with a 3.08 ERA in seven major-league appearances, including four starts, overall. He has allowed 27 hits and posted 25 strikeouts and 12 walks in 26 1/3 career innings in the majors.
In 11 appearances for the Triple-A Charlotte Knights this season, Axelrod was 5-4 with a 3.18 ERA. He was scheduled to start for the International League team on Tuesday, before being recalled. In 68 innings with Charlotte, he had struck out 66, walked 18 and given up 59 hits. He had one complete game in 11 starts.
Axelrod, who will be 27 on July 30, played the 2006 and 2007 seasons for the Anteaters, helping them reach the College World Series as a senior. He his career statistics at UCI included a record 9-7 and a 4.22 ERA. He appeared in 62 games, including five starts. He finished with 122 strikeouts in 121 2/3 innings at UCI.
He was drafted in the 30th round by the
Crumlich, a four-year starter, was the
He helped UCI reach the
Crumlich was selected in the ninth round of the
Crumlich was one of two Anteaters drafted in 2012. Mark Trentacosta, a junior left-handed pitcher used primarily in relief, signed earlier with the