The White Sox released third baseman Andy LaRoche and pitcher J.D. Martin on Friday, according to the team's official website.
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 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.
Blue Jays infielder Andy LaRoche has elected free agency. LaRoche hit .248/.309/.396 with five home runs and 29 RBI in 202 Triple-A at-bats in 2014.
Five Blue Jays players have elected free agency after missing out on the club's final 40-man roster, MLB.com reports. right-handers Chien-Ming Wang, Justin Germano and Dave Bush , left-hander Tommy Hottovy and third baseman Andy LaRoche will test the market this winter.