(CBS) The White Sox non-tendered four players at Friday’s deadline, making them free agents.
Relievers Al Alburquerque, Jake Petricka and Zach Putnam and infielder Alen Hanson were arbitration-eligible but not tendered contracts.READ MORE: Woman Critical, 1 of 6 People Wounded In Lawndale Mass Shooting
Alburquerque, 31, had a 1.13 ERA in 10 appearances this past season.READ MORE: Young Woman, 18, Dies After Being Shot In West Elsdon
Petricka, 29, underwent elbow surgery in October and isn’t expected to begin throwing until late January at the earliest. He had a 7.01 ERA in 27 appearances.
Putnam, 30, had a 1.04 ERA in seven appearances before undergoing Tommy John surgery in late June that will keep him out most if not all of the 2018 season.MORE NEWS: Chicago Fire Paramedic's Cap Grazed At Stroger Hospital; Man Killed In Shooting Nearby
Hanson hit .231 with a .651 OPS in 69 games with the White Sox.