{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

White Sox add first baseman Anderson off waivers

Former Red Sox prospect designated for assignment by D-backs last month

|
The White Sox on Friday added depth to their infield, acquiring left-handed first baseman Lars Anderson off waivers from the D-backs.

Anderson, 25, spent most of last season with Triple-A Pawtucket, hitting .259 with nine homers and 52 RBIs in 93 games. He also registered one hit in eight Major League at-bats with Boston before being traded to Cleveland in late July.

Formerly a top prospect in the Red Sox organization, Anderson hit .196 (11-for-56) in 18 appearances with Triple-A Columbus following the midseason trade.

Earlier this offseason, Anderson was shipped to the D-backs, along with Didi Gregorius and Tony Sipp, in the trade that sent right-handers Matt Albers, Trevor Bauer and Bryan Shaw to Cleveland. Anderson was then designated for assignment on Jan. 24.

In 30 career Major League games, all with the Red Sox from 2010-12, Anderson hit .167 (8-for-48) with four RBIs. During those same three seasons, he hit .259 with 33 home runs and 190 RBIs in 360 games in Triple-A.

Paul Casella is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @paul_casella. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español