White Sox add three to roster

September, 1, 2012
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Powers By Scott Powers
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The Chicago White Sox announced six rosters moves on Saturday.

The White Sox reinstated catcher Tyler Flowers from the paternity leave list, returned infielder Orlando Hudson and relief pitcher Leyson Septimo from their injury rehabilitation assignments and reinstated them from the 15-day disabled list, recalled relief pitchers Deunte Heath and Brian Omogrosso from Triple-A Charlotte and purchased the contract of infielder Dan Johnson from Triple-A.

Flowers was placed on the paternity list on Aug. 30 for the birth of his first child, Mia Therese.

Hudson has been on the disabled list since Aug. 17 with a contusion of the first metatarsal joint in his left foot. He is hitting .182 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 36 games with the White Sox this season.

Septimo has been on disabled list since Aug. 17 with left biceps inflammation. He is 0-2 with a 6.00 ERA in 12 appearances for the White Sox this season.

Heath is making his second stint with the White Sox this season. He did not play when he was with the team from July 4-8. He went 4-3 with a 1.48 ERA in 36 appearances in Charlotte this season.

Omogrosso is 0-0 with a 4.26 ERA in five appearances for the White Sox this season. He was 0-2 with a 4.56 ERA and nine saves in 33 appearances in Charlotte.

Johnson is making his first appearance with the White Sox this season. He batted. 267 with 28 home runs and 85 RBIs in 137 games in Charlotte this season.
The White Sox’s active roster was increased to 31 and the 40-man roster went to 40.

Scott Powers is a general reporter for ESPNChicago.com. He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.

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WINS LEADER
Chris Sale
WINS ERA SO IP
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OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Abreu .320
HRJ. Abreu 33
RBIJ. Abreu 99
RJ. Abreu 71
OPSJ. Abreu .983
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