CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 25: Tyler Flowers #17 of the Chicago White Sox watches his solo home run against the Seattle Mariners during the sixth inning on August 25, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)
The Chicago White Sox announced six roster moves, as reported by Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com.
According to Hayes, the White Sox reinstated C Tyler Flowers from Paternity Leave List, activated infielder Orlando Hudson and P Leyson Septimo from their injury rehabilitation assignments at Class AAA Charlotte, recalled P Deunte Heath and Brian Omogrosso from Charlotte, and purchased the contract of infielder Dan Johnson from Charlotte.
Flowers, 26, was placed on paternity leave on August 30, 2012, and was hitting .231, 6 HRs, and 10 RBIs in a back-up role for starter A.J. Pierzynski.
Hudson, 34, has been on the disabled list since August 17, and played in five rehabilitation games. He’s played only 36 games for the White Sox and batting .182. Septimo, 27, has been on the disabled list since August 17 and appeared in three rehabilitation games. He’s only played in 12 games for the White Sox with a 6.00 ERA.
Heath, 27, has not pitched on the White Sox club and has no major-league experience. In Charlotte, he posted up a 1.48 ERA and three saves. Omogrosso, 28, pitched at a 4.56 ERA and 50 Ks with nine saves in Charlotte. He’s only pitched in five relief appearances for the White Sox.
Johnson, 32, batted .267, 28 HRs, 85 RBIs, in 137 games in Charlotte in 2012.