White Sox finalize Opening Day roster

KANSAS CITY - Following today's workout in Kansas City, the Chicago White Sox announced the following six roster moves.

  • Placed RHP Jake Petricka (right forearm strain), LHP Chris Sale (avulsion fracture of right foot) and LHP Eric Surkamp (upper back strain) on the 15-day disabled list, all retroactive to March 27;
  • Purchased the contracts of RHP Matt Albers, INF Micah Johnson and C Geovany Soto.

With the moves, Chicago's 25-man Opening Day roster will include 11 pitchers, two catchers, eight infielders and four outfielders. The 40-man roster increases to 40.