The White Sox made another round of roster cuts on Wednesday, optioning Matt Davidson, Adrian Nieto, Tyler Saladino, Kevan Smith and Trayce Thompson to Triple-A Charlotte. Raul Fernandez and Michael Ynoa were optioned to Double-A Birmingham, per the team's official website. Chicago also reassigned Dan Black, Andy LaRoche, J.D. Martin, Jared Mitchell, Tim Anderson and Tyler Danish to minor-league camp.
The White Sox claimed pitcher Raul Fernandez off waivers from the Rockies. Fernandez, 24, went 0-1 with seven saves and a 7.00 ERA at high Class A Modesto.
Rockies pitcher Raul Fernandez was designated for assignment Sunday. Fernandez has spent the season with high Class A Modesto, going 0-1 with a 7.00 ERA and seven saves in 29 relief appearances.
The Rockies were pitcher-heavy in their demotions on Thursday. Right-hander Raul Fernandez and southpaws Jayson Aquino, Tyler Matzek and Kraig Sitton were all designated for assignment, as was infielder Rosell Herrera.
The Rockies have purchased the contract of relief pitcher Raul Fernandez from Class A Asheville. Fernandez owned a 6.29 ERA over 34 1/3 innings pitched last season in the minors.
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