Chris Beck, Relief Pitcher, Chicago White Sox, #54
Date of Birth: 9/4/1990
Birthplace: Commerce, Georgia
College: Georgia Southern University
Chris Beck, relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, was first drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 2009 but he opted instead to attend Georgia Southern University. Three years later, he was drafted by the White Sox. He pitched in their minor league system from 2012 through most of 2015. He was both a starting pitcher and a relief pitcher in 2012 and just a starting pitcher from 2013 through 2015.
Beck pitched 6.0 innings in 1 game as a starting pitcher with the White Sox in 2015. He spent the rest of the season in the minors. In 2016, he pitched in 25 games with the White Sox. He finished the season with 2 wins and 2 losses, 20 strikeouts to 17 walks, and a 6.39 ERA in 25.1 innings. He also pitched in 22 games in the minors.
In 2017, Beck pitched in 57 games with the White Sox. He finished the season with 2 wins and 1 loss, 42 strikeouts to 34 walks, and a 6.40 ERA in 64.2 innings.