White Sox Press Release
White Sox claim pitcher Angel Sanchez off waivers from Tampa Bay
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have claimed right-handed pitcher Angel Sanchez off waivers from Tampa Bay and assigned him to Class A Winston-Salem.
Sanchez, 24, has combined to go 0-9 with a 7.04 ERA (48 ER/61.1 IP) and 36 strikeouts in 14 starts this season between Class AA Jacksonville in the Miami organization and Class AA Montgomery in the Rays system.
The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Sanchez began the season in the Miami organization before being claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay on June 13. He was designated for assignment by the Rays on June 30.
Sanchez enjoyed his best season with Class A Great Lakes of the Midwest League in 2011, going 8-4 with a 2.82 ERA (31 ER/99.0 IP) and 84 strikeouts in 20 games (16 starts).
He was ranked by MLB.com as the No. 16 Prospect in the Marlins organization entering the 2014 season and as the Dodgers No. 8 Prospect entering 2013. Sanchez originally was signed by the Dodgers as a free agent on July 12, 2010.
The White Sox 40-man roster increases to 39.