23-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox
2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
The third returning piece for Chicago in the Adam Eaton trade, Dunning was unproven heading into 2017, but he quickly established himself as a future rotation piece. He has a solid four-pitch mix, and...
Dane Dunning Contract Information:
Signed a contract with the Nationals in June of 2016 that includes a $2 million signing bonus. Traded to the White Sox in December of 2016.
Dunning was promoted to Double-A Birmingham on Thursday, James Fegan of The Athletic Chicago reports.
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Chicago White Sox Roster
MajorsAbreu, Jose (1B)
AAAAdams, Spencer (P)
AAAustin, Brett (C)
A+Adolfo, Micker (OF)
ABurger, Jake (3B)
RookieAlfaro, Jhoandro (C)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
On a loaded pitching staff at the University of Florida last season, Dunning got somewhat overlooked, but he showed enough upside for the Nationals to nab him with the 29th overall pick in the draft. A 6-foot-4 right-hander, his success on the mound comes more from the deception inherent in his mechanics and killer changeup than it does from an overpowering fastball, but that arsenal allowed him to make a solid pro debut between the GCL and short-season Low-A. Whether he's able to become a reliable starting pitcher in the majors depends on the development of his breaking pitch, a slurvy offering which at this point lags well behind his low 90s fastball and change, but his college experience out of the bullpen will serve him well if that ends up being his ultimate role. Traded to the White Sox in the Adam Eaton deal, the 21-year-old is still a few years away from being a factor for Chicago, so he's get plenty of time and plenty of chances to work on that breaking pitch before his role is finalized.