According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the White Sox and reliever Matt Lindstrom have agreed to a one-year deal pending a physical. The right-hander posted a 2.68 ERA in 47 innings last season.
The White Sox agreed to deals with Gordon Beckham and Alejandro De Aza, avoiding arbitration with both players and keeping the two core pieces in Chicago for at least another season.
White Sox players Gordon Beckham and Alejandro De Aza filed for salary arbitration on Thursday. They were the only players on the White Sox 25-man roster eligible for arbitration.
John Danks didn't pitch for the White Sox after May last season and while there is no timeline set up for the 2012 Opening Day starter, the White Sox are confident in Danks' progress.
As plenty of longtime scouts found themselves out of work, Dennis Gilbert, Dave Yoakum, Roland Hemond and Harry Minor formed the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, which hosts its fundraising dinner this week.
The White Sox invited 20 players not already on their 40-man roster to spring training on Thursday. The group includes seven veterans signed to minor league deals, and 13 prospects from within the White Sox farm system; including Trayce Thompson and Carlos Sanchez.
As John Danks continues his rehab, the White Sox are pleased with the progression he's made, and their pitcher hopes to be ready to go at the start of the season.
Hector Gimenez is having a really nice season in the Venezuelan Winter League, which bodes well for the White Sox, who are going to rely on the 30-year-old catcher to help back up Tyler Flowers.
The White Sox entered 2012 as an afterthought in preseason predictions, but were in contention for much of the season thanks to Robin Ventura, Chris Sale and a trio of comeback seasons.