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White Sox

White Sox claim Elmore off waivers from Houston

CHICAGO – The White Sox have claimed infielder Jake Elmore off waivers from the Houston Astros and purchased the contracts of infielder Carlos Sanchez and outfielder Trayce Thompson from Triple-A Charlotte.

The White Sox announced the moves on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Elmore batted.242 in 52 games with Houston last season and appeared at all nine positions. He played 20 games at shortstop, 12 at second base, nine in left field, two in center and one each at pitcher, catcher, first, third and right.

He became the 14th player in major league history to pitch and catch in the same game at Texas on Aug. 19.

Sanchez spent the entire season with Charlotte and hit .241. Thompson batted .229 for Double-A Birmingham.

Chicago's 40-man roster is now at 39.

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