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White Sox exercise option on Matt Lindstrom

The White Sox exercised their club option on right-handed reliever Matt Lindstrom on Thursday. Lindstrom will receive a base salary of $4 million in 2014.

“Matt’s versatility, durability and fit for our ballpark were important factors in deciding to bring him back next season,” Sox general manager Rick Hahn said. “We believe Matt will continue to play a key role in the structure of our bullpen in 2014.” Lindstrom, 33, was 2-4 with a 3.12 ERA over 76 appearances in 2013.

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