White Sox Transactions 2012: Chicago Acquires Infielder Jose Castro From Cincinnati

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 28: The empty dugout is seen after the last game of the season between the Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field on September 28, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blue Jays defeated the White Sox 3-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The White Sox added some depth to their minor league system on Tuesday

On Tuesday afternoon, the Chicago White Sox completed a minor deal, acquiring infielder Jose Castro from the Cincinnati Reds organization. Castro will be assigned to triple-A Charlotte.

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Castro spent time between double-A and triple-A in 2011, hitting a combined .306/.343/.354 in the process.

Originally a 32nd round draft pick of the New York Mets in 2005, the 25-year-old has spent seven seasons playing in the minor leagues. Over that time he has compiled a .262/.307/.314 batting line with 100 extra base hits, 188 RBI and 21 stolen bases.

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