GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have finalized minor league deals with right-hander Ervin Santana and outfielder Preston Tucker.

The 36-year-old Santana made five starts with Minnesota last season after having surgery on his right middle finger two weeks before spring training. The two-time All-Star is looking to win a spot in Chicago’s rotation.

The 28-year-old Tucker played for Atlanta and Cincinnati last year, batting .229 with six homers and 27 RBIs in 97 games.

Ervin Santana (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The White Sox announced the contracts on Saturday.

Santana made his major league debut in 2005 with the Los Angeles Angels. He is 149-125 with a 4.06 ERA in 384 career games with the Angels, Royals, Braves and Twins.

Tucker is a .222 career hitter with 23 homers and 68 RBIs over parts of three seasons. He broke into the majors in 2015 with Houston.

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