White Sox make three roster moves

July 2nd, 2023

OAKLAND – Prior to this afternoon’s series finale at Oakland, the Chicago White Sox made the following three roster moves:
• Placed RHP Michael Kopech on the 15-day injured list (retroactive to June 29) with right shoulder inflammation;
• Selected the contract of RHP Bryan Shaw from Class AAA Charlotte;
• Transferred INF Romy Gonzalez (right shoulder inflammation) to the 60-day injured list.

Shaw, 35, is 2-0 with a 4.03 ERA (10 ER/22.1 IP), 24 strikeouts, four saves and a .171 (13-76) opponents average in 21 games with Charlotte this season after signing with the White Sox as a minor-league free agent on April 28.

Shaw has gone 43-45 with a 3.92 ERA (311 ER/714.2 IP), 637 strikeouts, 15 saves and 181 holds in 753 games (two starts) over 12 major-league seasons with Arizona (2011-12), Cleveland (2013-17, ’21-22), Colorado (2018-19) and Seattle (2020).

Shaw leads all active players in holds and ranks third in appearances. He has 19 career games of postseason experience, going 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA (6 ER/22.0 IP), 22 strikeouts and five holds.

Kopech, 27, is 3-7 with a 4.08 ERA (39 ER/86.0 IP) and 97 strikeouts over 16 starts this season.

Gonzalez, 26, was placed on the injured list on June 19 (retro to June 18). He is batting .194/.208/.376 (18-93) with four doubles, two triples, three home runs, 14 RBI, 11 runs scored and seven stolen bases in 44 games this season.

The White Sox 40-man roster remains at 40.