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Chicago White Sox Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2017
Team Location: Chicago,Illinois

Ballparks:   U.S. Cellular Field (2003-2016), Comiskey Park II (1991-2002), Comiskey Park (1910-1990), South Side Park (1903-1910)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Chicago White Sox (MLB-AL)   AAA: Charlotte Knights (IL)   AA: Birmingham Barons (Sou)   A+: Winston-Salem Dash (Caro)   A: Kannapolis Intimidators (SAL)   Rk: Arizona White Sox (Ariz)   Rk: Dominican White Sox (DSL)   Rk: Great Falls Voyagers (Pio)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Christopher BeckRPActive26.1746-3210R-R20150.002CHA: 2012-2-762016-08-12Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Miguel GonzalezSPActive32.2746-0165R-R20124.095UDFA2016-05-10Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Dan JenningsRPActive29.3146-3190L-L20122.171FLO: 2008-9-2682014-12-11Traded from Marlins to White Sox for Andre Rienzo
    Nate JonesRPActive31.0286-5190R-R20124.000CHA: 2007-5-179Before May '12
    Tom KahnleRPActive27.2026-1220R-R20141.087NYA: 2010-5-1752016-07-09Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Juan MinayaRPActive26.1606-4185R-R20160.000UDFA2016-09-01Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Jake PetrickaRPActive28.2656-5170R-R20132.044CHA: 2010-2-632014-04-04Recalled from minors
    Zach PutnamRPActive29.2376-2215R-R20112.135CLE: 2008-5-1712014-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Jose QuintanaSPActive28.0326-0170L-L20123.133UDFA2012-05-25Recalled from Birmingham (AA)
    Anthony RanaudoSPActive27.1696-7225R-R20140.052BOS: 2010-1-392016-08-17Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    David RobertsonCLActive31.3225-11180R-R20087.070NYA: 2006-17-5242014-12-11Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($46m)
    Carlos RodonSPActive24.0776-2234L-L20150.087CHA: 2014-1-32015-04-20Contract purchased from minors
    Chris SaleSPActive27.3326-6172L-L20105.061CHA: 2010-1-13Before May '12
    James ShieldsSPActive35.0676-3190R-R20069.125TBA: 2000-16-4662016-06-05Traded from Padres to White Sox Fernando Tatis Jr and Erik Johnson
    Giovanni SotoPActive25.2836-4150L-L20150.031DET: 2009-21-6302016-11-06Claimed off waivers from Athletics by White Sox
    Michael YnoaRPActive25.1546-7205R-R20160.000UDFA2016-06-15Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Omar NarvaezCActive25.0155-10172B-R20160.000UDFA2016-07-07Contract purchased from minors
    Kevan SmithCActive28.2426-3225R-R20160.000CHA: 2011-7-2312016-09-01Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Jose Abreu1BActive30.0276-2258R-R20142.000UDFABefore May '12Signed to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($68m)
    Tim AndersonSSActive23.2476-1180R-R20160.000CHA: 2013-1-172016-06-11Contract purchased from minors
    Matt Davidson3BActive25.3366-3210R-R20130.050ARI: 2009-1-352016-07-01Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Todd Frazier3BActive31.0136-3215R-R20114.071CIN: 2007-1-342015-12-16Traded from Reds to White Sox. Reds receive Jose Peraza, Brandon Dixon and Scott Schebler from Dodgers. White Sox send Frankie Montas, Micah Johnson and Trayce Thompson to Dodgers
    Brett Lawrie2BActive27.0385-11200R-R20114.055MIL: 2008-1-162015-12-10Traded from Athletics to White Sox for Zack Erwin and J.B. Wendelken
    Tyler Saladino2BActive27.2206-0185R-R20150.087CHA: 2010-7-2182015-07-11Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Carlos Sanchez2BActive24.2415-11175B-R20141.023UDFA2016-07-28Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Melky CabreraLFActive32.1985-11170B-L20059.148UDFA2014-12-17Signed to 3-year contract for 2015-2017 ($42m)
    Jason CoatsLFActive27.0016-2200R-R20160.000CHA: 2012-29-8912016-09-06Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Adam EatonRFActive28.0815-9163L-L20123.030ARI: 2010-19-5712013-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to White Sox in 3-team trade involving Hector Santiago, Tyler Skaggs and Mark Trumbo
    Leury GarciaCFActive25.3445-10160B-R20131.170UDFA2016-09-06Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
    Rymer LirianoRFActive25.2506-0211R-R20140.049UDFA2016-10-27Claimed off waivers from Brewers by White Sox
    Blake SmithRFActive29.0786-2200L-R20160.000LAN: 2009-2-562016-09-06Contract purchased from minors
    Charlie TilsonCF-LFActive24.0855-11175L-L20160.000SLN: 2011-2-792016-08-03DL-15 Torn left hamstring
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Avisail GarciaDHActive25.2586-3190R-R20122.167UDFA2014-08-16Recalled from minor league rehab assignment


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