Matt Lindstrom


By Nate Gotlieb

The White Sox placed relief pitcher Zach Putnam on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of right shoulder inflammation.


Matt Lindstrom could begin a minor league rehab assignment as early as next week, offering the White Sox a shot at a more stable bullpen by the end of July or early August.


CLEVELAND — There’s a sense in the clubhouse as they head into the All-Star break that the White Sox are much better than their 45-51 record indicates.


CLEVELAND -- Though he went in Saturday’s bullpen session fairly confident, Matt Lindstrom emerged pleasantly surprised with the effort.


CLEVELAND — Matt Lindstrom has recovered enough where he will throw a bullpen session on Saturday, he said.