Prior to today’s game vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Chicago White Sox made the following five roster moves:
- Optioned OF Stefan Gartrell, RHP Jeff Marquez and INF Dayan Viciedo to Class AAA Charlotte;
- Released OF Jason Botts and RHP Daniel Cabrera.
With the moves, the White Sox have 39 players remaining in major-league camp: 18 pitchers, four catchers, 10 infielders and seven outfielders.
March 17, 2010
January 14, 2010
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on minor-league contracts with right-handed pitchers Greg Aquino and Daniel Cabrera, left-handed pitcher Erick Threets, infielder Freddie Bynum and outfielder Jason Botts.
Those 5 were invited to Spring Training. Also, Jordan Danks, Jared Mitchell, Brent Morel, and C.J. Retherford highlight the 10 players within the Sox system that were invited to Spring Training. More organization invitees: Charlie Leesman, Josh Phegley.
UPDATE: The other 4 organization invitees are C Miguel Gonzalez, C Donny Lucy, OF Josh Kroegar, and RHP Ryan Braun. Pitchers and catchers report to camp on February 21, position players on February 26. Here’s FutureSox’ post.
December 17, 2009
Switch-hitting 1B/OF Jason Botts will get a Major League Spring Training invite from the White Sox. Last played for Texas and in Japan
Botts left midway through the 2008 season to play for Hokkaido of Japan’s Pacific League. He batted .254/.327/.423 with five homers in 55 games that season but did not play for the club at all in ’09.