White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was positioned on the 10-day injured checklist with a strained proper groin Saturday.
Anderson was pinch-hit for by Leury Garcia within the seventh inning of the Sox’ sport towards the Royals Friday. Supervisor Rick Renteria stated Friday that Anderson aggravated the hip shifting to his left on a pair of floor balls.
Anderson doubled and singled, giving him eight hits in his final 15 at-bats, together with three doubles and a homer. He additionally made an error on a grounder hit by McBroom and bought his toes tangled on the sting of the outfield grass on an infield single.
Anderson had doubled and singled in his first two at-bats, accounting for half of the Sox hits Friday.
Catcher Yermín Mercedes was recalled from the Schaumburg coaching facility to take Anderson’s spot on the 30-man roster.
Mercedes, 27, hit 4 dwelling runs with 9 RBI earlier than spring coaching was suspended in March. He hit .317 with 19 doubles, 23 homers and 80 RBI in 95 video games with Class AA Birmingham and Class AAA Charlotte final season. Mercedes has no main league expertise.
Anderson, the main leagues chief in batting common (.335), was off to a great begin, going 10-for-30 with a house run and 4 doubles in seven video games.