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Report: White Sox get Class A LHP Sean Bierman as part of Crain trade

KANSAS CITY MO - MAY 6:  Jesse Cra#26 Chicago White Sox throws against Kansas City Royals 10th inning Kauffman

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 6: Jesse Crain #26 of the Chicago White Sox throws against the Kansas City Royals in the 10th inning at Kauffman Stadium on May 6, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. The White Sox won 2-1 in 11 innings. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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Updated: October 16, 2013 11:47AM

The White Sox are expected to receive minor league left-handed pitcher Sean Bierman and another player as part of the trade for reliever Jesse Crain, the Tampa Bay Times reported Tuesday. The deal is expected to be completed Wednesday.

Bierman, 24, was 6-5 with a 2.44 ERA over two starts and 16 relief appearances in Class A this season.

Crain, who made the American League All-Star team for the first time, was on the disabled list with a shoulder strain when the Sox traded him and cash considerations for a player to be named later or cash considerations on July 29. Crain did not pitch for the Rays.


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