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White Sox claim 1B AJ Reed off waivers from Astros

1 year 6 months 1 week ago Monday, July 08 2019 Jul 8, 2019 July 08, 2019 2:25 PM July 08, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox have claimed first baseman A.J. Reed off waivers from the Houston Astros and have assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte.

Reed has a .153 career average over 48 games for Houston from 2016-18. He had spent this season at Triple-A Round Rock and was designated for assignment by the Astros on July 2.

The White Sox also transferred right-hander Ryan Burr to the 60-day injured list. He has been sidelined since late May and had Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow on June 25.

Burr was 1-1 with a 4.58 ERA in 16 games - one start - this season.

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