Report: White Sox Lindstrom clears waivers

Report: White Sox Lindstrom clears waivers
August 14, 2013, 10:15 pm
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White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom has cleared waivers on Wednesday, per a media report.

According to FoxSports.com, Lindstrom, who is 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in an American League-best 58 appearances, cleared the waiver wire and can now be traded to any team.

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Lindstrom, 33, is in his first season with the White Sox after he signed in January. He is earning $2.8 million this season and has a $4 million team option for 2014 with a $500,000 buyout.

Teammate Adam Dunn reportedly cleared waivers last week. Veteran Paul Konerko was reportedly also set to clear waivers.

Alex Rios was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers last week and was traded on Friday. The White Sox received minor-league infielder Leury Garcia in return for Rios.