Chicago White Sox: Eric Patterson

Sanchez earns winter league honor

January, 9, 2014
Jan 9
1:50
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Padilla By Doug Padilla
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- White Sox tidbits Thursday included a productive winter for a top prospect, a scheduled appearance for an old friend at SoxFest and the addition of a utility man.

Infield prospect Carlos Sanchez was named rookie of the year of the Venezuelan Winter League after batting .358 in 58 games with 10 doubles, four triples, a home run, 31 RBIs and 48 runs. His 30 walks helped him to a .428 on-base percentage.

Sanchez batted .403 against left-handers and hit .418 with runners in scoring position.

The White Sox also announced Thursday they signed infielder/outfielder Eric Patterson to a minor-league contract. He played with York in the independent Atlantic League last season and also at Double-A Huntsville in the Milwaukee Brewers organization.

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