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10/10/2012 3:05 PM ET

White Sox outright Ray Olmedo to class AAA Charlotte

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have outrighted infielder Ray Olmedo to Class AAA Charlotte.  Olmedo will become a minor-league free agent.

Olmedo, 31, appeared in 20 games (nine starts) with the White Sox in 2012, going 10-41 (.244) with one RBI and eight runs scored.  Olmedo hit .273 (75-275) with 19 RBI and 24 runs scored over 80 games with Charlotte this season.  He signed with Chicago as a minor-league free agent on November 21, 2011.

With the move, the White Sox 40-man roster decreases to 39.

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