Avila activated, Navarro sent back to Toronto for young lefty

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Today the White Sox activated catcher Alex Avila from the 15 day disabled list, allowing for General Manager Rick Hahn to send veteran catcher Dioner Navarro to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league lefty Colton Turner.

Navarro spent two seasons with the Blue Jays before signing with the White Sox prior to the 2015 season. This season, he has batted .210 with six home runs and 32 RBIs.

Despite limited opportunities, since being called up, rookie catcher Omar Narvaez has shown success at the plate, batting .333 while drawing seven walks compared to only five strikeouts. Narvaez figures to be the backup for the remainder of the season behind Avila.

Turner, 25, has been virtually lights out between three minor league clubs this season. In 44 appearances, Turner has posted a 1.33 ERA throughout 54 innings pitched with 13 saves and 70 strikeouts.

The White Sox next game takes place tonight at 7:10 on WGN where Chris Sale will take on former Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez in what should be an incredible pitching matchup.