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MAIKEL CLETO RUMORS & GOSSIP

White Sox release Hairston, Cleto, Lombardozzi

The Chicago White Sox have begun to finalize their 40-man and 25-man rosters ahead of Opening Day, which means the inevitable release of players. The latest players on the chopping block according to Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune are Scott Hairston, Maikel Cleto, and Steve Lombarbozzi. Hairston, an 11-year veteran, was attempting to return to the big leagues with the White...
Via Today's Knuckleball
March 31, 2016

Maikel Cleto Called Up for a Second Go-Around

While the team on the north side of town made some big news in terms of call-ups this afternoon, the White Sox made a minor transaction themselves. The team purchased the contract of Maikel Cleto from AAA Charlotte to take the place of Taylor Thompson, who was optioned back to AAA after yesterday’s game. This comes on the heels of yesterday’s bullpen meltdown, which left us with...
Via Grab Some Bench
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleto’s Replacement Makes Sox Debut

Over the weekend, a lot of us here at GSB! were busy with all sorts of college graduation stuff. So, you may have missed that after his horrendous showing against the Cubs on Thursday, Maikel Cleto was designated for assignment. To take his place, Frank Francisco (pictured above attempting a putout at first base) was called up from AAA Charlotte. After being signed by the organization...
Via Grab Some Bench
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Elmore Dealt to A's to Make Room for Maikel Cleto

Jake Elmore, the 26 year-old middle infielder the White Sox claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros, has been traded to the Oakland Athletics for cash considerations. The move was made to make room on the roster for a separate pickup the Sox made Wednesday afternoon. Maikel Cleto pitching in relief for the Cardinals late in the 2011 season. Credit: Dilip Vishwanat, Getty...
Via Grab Some Bench
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox claim RHP Cleto off waivers from Royals

The Chicago White Sox have claimed right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto on waivers from the Kansas City Royals. The White Sox made the move Wednesday. They designated infielder Jake Elmore for assignment. The 24-year-old Cleto pitched in one game for the St. Louis Cardinals last year. He was a combined 3-5 with a 5.52 ERA in Triple-A for St. Louis and Kansas City, pitching as both...
Via Associated Press
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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