Oakland reinstates McCarthy from DL

The Oakland Athletics reinstated pitcher Brandon McCarthy from the 15-day disabled list on Friday.

McCarthy, who had been on the DL since June 24 retroactive to June 20 with a strained right shoulder, will start against the White Sox on Friday.

He brings a six-game win streak into the game and is 6-3 on the season with a 2.54 earned run average.

The A's also placed infielder Eric Sogard on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 7 with a strained back.

In three stints in the majors this season, Sogard hit .167 in 102 at-bats.