Alex Rios is a Puerto Rican-American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder who plays for the Chicago White Sox. He bats and throws right-handed. The Toronto Blue Jays placed Rios on waivers on August 7. 2009. On August 10, 2009, Rios was officially claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox. After being claimed off of waivers by the Chicago White Sox on August 10, Rios batted .199, with 3 home runs, 9 RBI and a .296 OBP in 146 at bats over 41 games.