White Sox select Nationals' Nieto in Rule 5 draft

White Sox select Nationals' Nieto in Rule 5 draft

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - The Chicago White Sox have selected minor league catcher Adrian Nieto from the Washington Nationals organization in the first round of the Rule 5 draft.

Nieto hit .285 for over 110 games with Class A Potomac last season. He made 86 starts at catcher and threw out 42 of 126 base stealers.

The move announced Thursday puts Chicago's 40-man roster at 39.

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