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(CBS) – The Chicago White Sox announced a series of roster moves prior to Saturday’s game in Detroit against the Tigers.
Chicago reinstated catcher Tyler Flowers from paternity leave; returned infielder Orlando Hudson and left-handed pitcher Leyson Septimo from their injury rehabilitation assignments at Class AAA Charlotte and reinstated them from the 15-day disabled list; recalled right-handers Deunte Heath and Brian Omogrosso from Charlotte and purchased the contract of infielder Dan Johnson from Charlotte.
Flowers, 26, was placed on the paternity list on Aug. 30 for the birth of his first child, daughter Mia Therese.
Hudson, 34, has been on the disabled list since Aug. 17 with a contusion of the first metatarsal joint in his left foot.
Heath, 27, was on Chicago’s major-league roster from July 4-8 but did not pitch. Heath, who has no major-league experience, will wear uniform No. 60.
Johnson, 33, batted .267 (127-476) with 28 home runs and 85 RBI over 137 games with Charlotte in 2012.
Omogrosso, 28, is 0-0 with a 4.26 ERA (3 ER/6.1 IP) in five games with the White Sox this season.
Septimo, 27, has been on the disabled list since Aug. 17 with left biceps inflammation. Septimo is 0-2 with a 6.00 ERA (6 ER/9.0 IP) in 12 games with Chicago this season.
The White Sox active roster increases to 31 and the 40-man goes to 40.