Petricka appeared in five Cactus League games for the Sox this spring, surrendering two runs on five hits in 4 2/3 innings. His last outing came on March 23.
The righty went 1-6 with a 2.96 ERA in 73 innings pitched as a rookie last year. Petricka recorded 14 saves and struck out 55, leading all Major League rookies in saves, while ranking third in innings pitched and appearances (67).
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