• by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    White Sox option Erik Johnson to Charlotte, make other moves

    The White Sox made a series of moves as they work toward putting together a 25-man roster. Chicago optioned pitcher Erik Johnson and outrighted pitchers Maikel Cleto and Onelki Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. They reassigned pitcher Jairo Asencio, outfielder Engel Beltre, catcher George Kottaras and pitcher Arcenio Leon to minor-league camp. These moves give the White Sox 28 players left in major-league camp. The 40-man roster is not down to 37.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Maikel Cleto added to White Sox bullpen

    The White Sox announced Monday they purchased the contract of reliever Maikel Cleto from Triple-A Charlotte. Cleto went 3-0 with a 5.91 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 22 relief appearances with the Knights. He threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings over his final five outings, which included 13 strikeouts.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    White Sox confirm Mitchell Boggs, not Maikel Cleto released

    Contrary to previous reports, the White Sox told MLB.com Tuesday they have not released reliever Maikel Cleto. Cleto is still pitching with Triple-A Charlotte, while Mitchell Boggs was granted his release instead.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    White Sox release Maikel Cleto

    The White Sox released reliever Maikel Cleto from their Triple-A Charlotte roster Tuesday, according to MLBDailyDish.com. Cleto posted a 5.14 ERA in 14 innings with the White Sox this season, which actually lowered his career ERA to 7.89.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    White Sox make several changes to minor-league roster

    The White Sox announced several minor-league roster moves prior to Monday's series opener against the Athletics in Oakland, ESPN Chicago reports. The team released left-hander David Purcey and infielder Alex Liddi. Right-hander Maikel Cleto was also outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Maikel Cleto dispatched to Charlotte by White Sox

    Reliever Maikel Cleto has been demoted by the White Sox to Triple-A Charlotte. He earned the send-down by surrendering eight earned runs on 10 hits in his last 7 1/3 innings pitched to increase his ERA to 5.14.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    White Sox add Maikel Cleto, designate Jake Elmore

    The White Sox have claimed right-hander Maikel Cleto off waivers and designated second baseman Jake Elmore for assignment. The 24-year-old Cleto has struggled mightily in big league competition. In shorts stints over three seasons he has yielded 25 hits and 18 earned runs in 15 2/3 innings.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Maikel Cleto designated for assignment Monday

    Royals reliever Maikel Cleto was designated for assignment Monday to clear a roster spot for outfielder Jimmy Paredes, who was claimed off waivers from the Orioles.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Royals pick up Maikel Cleto off waivers

    The Royals claimed reliever Maikel Cleto off waivers from the Cardinals Sunday. To make room on the 40-man roster, Kansas City designated Quintin Berry for assignment. Cleto will be assigned to Triple-A Omaha. He appeared in one game for St. Louis and went 2 1/3 innings with five runs and five hits allowed. He also struck out five.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Maikel Cleto already shipped back to minors

    The Cardinals demoted reliever Maikel Cleto to Triple-A Memphis Thursday. Cleto, who was recalled Wednesday, allowed five runs on five hits and a walk in 2 1/3 relief innings Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.