- Doug Padilla, Chicago White Sox beat reporter
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The White Sox will receive Double-A right-hander Blake Smith in return.
Surkamp was 2-0 with a 4.81 ERA for the White Sox last season in 24 1/3 innings, all in relief. He was 3-0 with a 2.81 ERA at Triple-A Charlotte this season, making 11 appearances (one start).
Smith, a second-round draft pick in 2009, was 0-3 this season at Double-A Tulsa, but had a 1.62 ERA in 16 relief appearances, with three saves.