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27 Matt Lindstrom RP
Height/Weight: 6-3/215 | Birthdate: 2/11/1980 | Birthplace: Rexburg, ID | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Los Angeles | College: Ricks Coll. ID (J.C.) | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: /images/baseball/mlb/players/170x170/533054.png | Owned/Started%: 0/0

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Report: White Sox release pitcher Matt Lindstrom


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2015) The White Sox recently released minor-league pitcher Matt Lindstrom, according to MLBDailyDish.com.

Lindstrom had a 5.56 ERA in 22 2/3 innings at Triple-A.


Report: P Matt Lindstrom has signed with the White Sox


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(4/3/2015) The White Sox have signed pitcher Matt Lindstrom, according to Fox Sports.

Lindstrom was released by the Angels earlier this week. He pitched for the White Sox in both 2013 and 2014. 

The 35-year-old has a career ERA of 3.68 with 327 strikeouts and 154 walks.  


Angels release veteran pitcher Matt Lindstrom on Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/28/2015) Angels have released pitcher Matt Lindstrom on Saturday, according to the Los Angeles Times. Lindstrom, 35, posted a 5.03 ERA through 34 innings last season for the White Sox. This spring, he allowed seven earned runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Time running out for Matt Lindstrom to win spot with Angels


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2015) Angels pticher Matt Lindstrom can opt out of his contract if he's not placed on the active roster five days before the regular-season opener, and he believes he may not have an opening to fill in the bullpen, MLB.com reports.

"There's a ton of guys in here that have shown they can compete at this level," Lindstrom said. "I just hope I can be one of those guys that breaks camp with the team. It'd be fun to be on a team like this, that has so much potential, especially with how many games they won last year. The pitching staff's going to be solid no matter which way they go, but I'm hoping to be a part of that."

Lindstrom has given up seven runs in 4 2/3 spring innings but is excited about how his arm feels this spring.

"I can just tell the ball's coming out better," Lindstrom said. "Hopefully, that can just translate to outs."


Angels' Matt Lindstrom feeling 100 percent this spring


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/6/2015) Angels reliever Matt Lindstrom is feeling pretty good after having ankle surgery last season, according to the Los Angeles Times

Lindstrom struggled with oblique and ankle injuries last season, but has drawn some rave reviews during camp. "Right now, his stuff is very similar to when he was throwing the ball well early last year," Manager Mike Scioscia said. "That's exciting. This guy has closer's stuff. It's just a matter of how consistent he is and if he can keep it going."

Lindstrom admitted he came back from ankle surgery too soon last year, and it impacted his numbers. He was able to rehab the injury during the offseason, though, and feels much better now. "I can tell the ball is coming out of my hand better, the way it's supposed to," Lindstrom said. "It wasn't right last year, but now, I don't have any reservations. I can concentrate on getting people out."

The 35-year-old posted a 5.03 ERA over 34 innings last season. He's competing for a role in the Angels bullpen this spring. 


Angels' Dipoto: Matt Lindstrom grabbed some attention early in camp


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(2/24/2015) Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto has been impressed with Matt Lindstrom early in camp, and is remains hopeful that the right-hander will have a bounce back 2015 campaign, per the Orange County Register.

"He's grabbed some attention early in camp with the way he's throwing the ball," Dipoto said.

Lindstrom attributed his 2014 struggles to a left ankle injury he suffered in May. he underwent surgery and was sidelined nearly three months.

"After eight weeks I was like 'I'm ready to go,' but for four weeks after that I started feeling the bone pain," Lindstrom said. "It felt weak again. I couldn't land on it 100 percent. I was thinking about it."

Lindstrom registered a 5.03 ERA and 18:12 K:BB ratio in 34 innings of relief last season.


Angels sign Matt Lindstrom to minor-league deal with spring invite


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(2/17/2015) The Angels have come to terms with right-hander Matt Lindstrom on a minor-league contract with an invite to big-league camp, per the team's official website. Lindstrom missed three months last season because of ankle surgery. He registered a 5.03 ERA and 18:12 K:BB ratio in 34 innings of relief.

Matt Lindstrom to work in middle relief


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom will be used in middle relief after rejoining the team from the disabled list Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

Lindstrom missed nearly three months after ankle surgery, and the team isn't sticking him back in the ninth inning afer the lengthy absence. He owns a 3.32 ERA and 11:9 K:BB ratio in 19 innings.


Matt Lindstrom activated from DL


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) The White Sox activated pitcher Matt Lindstrom from the disabled list Tuesday, ahead of the team's game against the Giants.

Lindstrom has been out since May 20 due to ankle surgery, but made it through his rehab assignment at Triple-A Charlotte last week. He  allowed seven runs in 4 2/3 innings on assignment, but returns to the majors with a 3.32 ERA in 19 innings prior to the injury. 


Matt Lindstrom works one inning at start of rehab assignment


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8:03 pm ET) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom tossed one inning at Triple-A Charlotte Friday, at the start of his minor-league rehab assignment.

Lindstrom, working his way back from surgery on his left ankle, told MLB.com he felt fine in his first action since mid-May.

"I felt pretty good. I was a little apprehensive with the mound being a little bit wet, but everything felt as close to normal as I think it's going to feel," Lindstrom told reporters in Charlotte after his effort. "I've put a lot of hard work in to try to get back to this point. I made most of my pitches. I was a little disappointed in some of my breaking stuff."

Lindstrom allowed one run on one hit and a walk while throwing 16 pitches. The team's plan for him included pitching every other day until the start of the team's upcoming road trip, which begins Thursday. He could be activated from the disabled list then.


Matt Lindstrom eyeing Aug. 7 return


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2014) White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom isn't exactly sure how long he will stay on his minor-league rehab assignment, but has Aug. 7 penciled in as his possible return date from an ankle injury.

"We'll see how it goes down there, though. That's what we're shooting for and hoping for," Lindstrom told MLB.com Thursday. "A lot of it has to do just with how my stuff is, too. I'm going to have to keep a close eye on that and monitor it. We'll just go ahead and see and just take it from there."

Lindstrom has not pitched since May 19 due to this injury, but had a 3.32 ERA and six saves in 19 innings prior.  


Avisail Garcia, Matt Lindstrom to begin rehab stints Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/30/2014) Two White Sox standouts are all but set to begin rehab stints with Charlotte. Outfielder Avisail Garcia and former closer Matt Lindstrom will play for that Triple-A team on Friday.

Garcia has been out since April 9 with a shoulder injury. Lindstrom hasn't pitched since May 19 after sustaining an ankle injury.


Matt Lindstrom aiming to be back by Aug. 7


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/27/2014) White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom (ankle) expects to be ready to come off the 15-day disabled list when the team heads to Seattle for a four-game series, which starts Aug. 7, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Lindstrom will throw a simulated game Tuesday before beginning a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte.

Matt Lindstrom completes bullpen session Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom completed another bullpen session Tuesday, the team announced.

Lindstrom is on track to move forward to throwing live batting practice while the team is in Minnesota this weekend. If all goes well, he could end up beginning a rehab assignment at some point next week. He has been sidelined since May 19 while recovering from ankle surgery.


Matt Lindstrom working toward return to White Sox


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/20/2014) White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom is nearing a return from ankle surgery that has kept him sidelined for two months, per MLB.com.

Lindstrom threw a 30-pitch side session Saturday and is slated to throw again on the side Tuesday and a bullpen session later in the week. His original timetable for a comeback to Chicago had been late August.


Matt Lindstrom scheduled to throw bullpen Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Saturday, MLB.com reports. Lindstrom, who is working his way back from left ankle surgery, threw a 30-pitch bullpen session last week and remains on pace for a late August return.

Matt Lindstrom ahead of schedule


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(7/13/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom, who originally was targeting a late August return from ankle surgery, now hopes to return early next month, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. Lindstrom threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Saturday and "looked great," manager Robin Ventura said.

"He’s still hobbling around somewhat. He still doesn’t look totally stable on his ankle as far as running around and fielding and comebackers like that. But throwing, he looks fine [and the ball] looks good coming out of his hand," Ventura added.

Lindstrom said he used all four of his pitches and threw a lot of strikes.


Matt Lindstrom completes first bullpen session


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/12/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom threw a bullpen session Saturday, the team announced.

Lindstrom, who is working his way back from a tendon injury in his ankle, tossed 30 pitches in the bullpen without issue. He also took some fielding practice, including covering first base, and the team reports it went well.

Lindstrom has been out since May 19 and is targeting a return in late August. 


Matt Lindstrom to throw 'pen session Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom is scheduled to throw a  25-35 pitch bullpen session Saturday, MLB.com reports. Lindstrom is targeting a Sept. 1 return from ankle surgery.

Matt Lindstrom ahead of schedule in rehab


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom is estimated by the team's training staff to be about one week ahead of schedule in his recovery from a subluxing outside tendon in his ankle, MLB.com reports.

"I'm pretty optimistic about it," Lindstrom said. "I've already played catch without the boot on three or four times. It feels pretty good. I'm excited to get going and I tried to do whatever I could the last month once I got that cast off to speed up the healing process a little bit with those different types of treatments."

Lindstrom underwent acupuncture and laser treatments as he was recovering away from the team. He believes he may be one month away from beginning a rehab assignment. The pitcher suffered the injury on May 19.


Matt Lindstrom has cast, stitches removed from ankle


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom had the cast and stitches removed from his left ankle, Comcast SportsNet Chicago reports. Lindstrom is targeting a Sept. 1 return, according to the report.

Matt Lindstrom to undergo ankle surgery


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/21/2014) White Sox pitcher Matt Lindstrom will undergo surgery to repair a tear in the sheath of his left ankle, CSNChicago.com reports.

Lindstrom is expected to miss three months while recovering from surgery, putting him out until August. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and will likely be transferred to the 60-day disabled list whenever the team needs to free up a 40-man roster spot.


Matt Lindstrom hits 15-day disabled list


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/20/2014) White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom has been placed on the disabled list Tuesday.

Lindstrom is dealing with an ankle injury. He was removed from Monday's game due to the issue. Lindstrom had a 3.32 ERA over 19 innings. 


Matt Lindstrom leaves game Monday with apparent foot injury


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/19/2014) White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom was removed from a save opportunity Monday after suffering an apparent foot injury while attempting to field a bunt.

Lindstrom took an error on the play, which put two runners on with no outs and his team up just one run in the ninth inning. He'll likely be evaluated after the game.


Matt Lindstrom picks up sixth save Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/14/2014) White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom earned his sixth save Wednesday, pitching a scoreless ninth inning in his team's 4-2 win over the A's.

Lindstrom gave up a hit and a walk in the outing but was able to escape without giving up any runs thanks in part to a double play. He owns a 3.50 ERA and 10:9 K:BB ratio in 18 innings.