invited 20 players to major league camp when
starts in mid-February in Glendale, Ariz., including their 2011 No. 1 draft choice
Walker stole 56 bases while hitting .267 at Class A last season. Also invited was fellow outfielder
, who led the Carolina League in RBI and home runs.
The Sox also extended invitations to minor league pitchers Carlos Sanchez, Scott Snodgrass and Erik Johnson, all considered top prospects.
Among the players signed from outside the organization and invited to camp was veteran reliever
, who pitched briefly for both the
and Sox. The others were right-handed pitcher Ramon Troncoso, left-hander