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White Sox add relievers Luis Avilan, Joakim Soria in three-team trade

The White Sox bolstered their bullpen Thursday evening with a three-team trade that will bring veteran Relievers Luis Avilan and Joakim Soria to the South Side.

The Dodgers acquired left-hander Scott Alexander from the Royals, who added infielder Erick Mejia and right-hander Trevor Oaks.

“This deal provides us with additional late-inning options as we look to solidify our bullpen,” general manager Rick Hahn said in a statement.

A former closer for the Royals, Rangers and Tigers, Soria ranks sixth among active pitchers with 204 saves and has career marks of 28-31 with a 2.86 ERA.

Peter, 24, was a seventh-round pick out of Creighton in 2014 and batted .279 with 13 home runs and 49 RBIs in 120 games last season for Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte.

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