White Sox Place Geovany Soto On DL, Call Up Kevan Smith

(CBS) The White Sox have placed catcher Geovany Soto on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, they announced Thursday morning.

In a corresponding move, Chicago recalled catcher Kevan Smith from Triple-A Charlotte.

The 34-year-old Soto was hitting .267 (4-of-15) with three homers and five RBIs in five games early in this season. Smith, 28, was hitting .438 (7-of-16) at Triple-A with nine RBIs in four games.

Smith appeared in seven games for the White Sox in 2016, his first in the big leagues.

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