The White Sox have acquired Brett Lawrie from the A's for RHP J.B. Wendelken and LHP Zach Erwin.
Lawrie, who turns 26 in January, hit .260/.299/.407 for the A's last season while playing 109 games at third base and an additional 32 at second base. When originally drafted by the Brewers in the first round in 2008, he played second base exclusively until traded to the Blue Jays during the Winter Meetings in 2010.
Wendelken joined the White Sox organization in the Jake Peavy trade. He was just added to the White Sox 40-man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 draft tomorrow. He's been mostly a reliever in the minors and his future seems to be there.
Zack Erwin joined the Sox this past June in the 2015 draft. He was the Sox fourth round pick from Clemson. He split time between Great Falls and Kannapolis. He had struck out 6.7 K/9 over the stops with FIPs of 3.16 and 2.69 respectively between his two stops in a limited 41⅓ innings.
With these moves, the White Sox 40 man roster stays at 38. The Rule 5 draft is tomorrow morning to end the Winter Meetings.