(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.