The White Sox announced seven cuts on Tuesday, per ESPN. The club optioned Leury Garcia, Onelki Garcia and Andy Wilkins to Triple-A Charlotte. Frankie Montas was optioned to Double-A Birmingham, and Logan Kensing, Nolan Sanburn and Joe Savery were reassigned to minor-league camp.
The White Sox announced Thursday they signed 15 players to minor-league contracts, which included invites to spring training. The 15 players were pitchers Jairo Asencio, Scott Carroll, Jesse Crain, Logan Kensing, Arcenio Leon, J.D. Martin, Brad Penny, Zach Phillips, Joe Savery, catchers George Kottaras and Geovany Soto, infielders Juan Diaz and Andy LaRoche, and outfielders Tony Campana and Michael Taylor.
Right-handed reliever Joe Savery has been outrighted by the Athletics to Triple-A Sacramento three days after they designated him for assignment. Savery couldn't have done much more in his limited opportunity with Oakland this season. He pitched four shutout innings.
The Athletics have designated reliever Joe Savery for assignment in Monday. Savery pitched four scoreless innings with Oakland this season.
Athletics reliever Joe Savery will likely be placed on the paternity list as early as Monday, MLB.com reports."He's going to fly back and [the doctors will] induce [labor] tomorrow," manager Bob Melvin said. "We'll cross our fingers for him. This is his first child. We're all excited for him."Savery gave the A's two scoreless innings of relief in a 13-3 victory over the A's Sunday. He allowed two hits and one walk in 23 pitches, 14 strikes. He has not allowed a run in his first four innings pitched since his promotion from Triple-A Sacramento on May 9.
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