Walker among 10 White Sox moves

The Chicago White Sox made 10 spring-training roster moves Monday, reducing the number of players in major league camp to 45.

Outfielders Keenyn Walker and Trayce Thompson were among those reassigned to minor-league camp. Also reassigned were outfielder Stefan Gartrell, right-hander Erik Johnson, infielder Seth Loman, infielder Marcus Semien and left-hander Scott Snodgress.

Right-hander Simon Castro and left-hander Santos Rodriguez were optioned to Triple-A Charlotte, while right-hander Nestor Molina was optioned to Double-A Birmingham.

Walker, the 47th overall pick in the 2011, managed to help his cause with a triple and double among his five Cactus League hits, while showing some of the speed that helped him to 56 steals at two separate minor league stops last season. He did strike out eight times in 20 at-bats, though.

Thompson struggled in his short time with the big club. The second-round pick in 2009 went hitless over 14 at-bats, but did manage to walk four times and score a pair of runs. Thompson, who turns 22 on Friday, has played just 20 games over the Single-A level, though, and remains highly regarded in the system.

Semien helped raise his stock with five hits over 11 at-bats in the Cactus League, including a home run and four RBIs. The sixth-round pick out of Cal has yet to play above the Single-A level.

All players involved in Monday's moves remain eligible to play for the White Sox in Cactus League games if needed.