The Chicago White Sox placed Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. The move is retroactive to July 25.
The Sox also purchased the contract of left-hander Randy Williams from Triple-A Charlotte. Williams is 3-0 with a 3.44 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 33 appearances with Charlotte.
Colon is 3-6 with a 4.19 ERA in 12 starts for the Sox. He was on the DL from June 8-July 22 with patella femoral inflammation in his left knee.