White Sox INF Danny Mendick suffers torn ACL in collision

The Chicago White Sox positioned infielder Danny Mendick and outfielder Adam Engel on the 10-day injured listing on Thursday.

Mendick nearly actually is completed for the season after tearing the ACL in his proper knee throughout Wednesday’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Engel left with a right-hamstring pressure in the identical sport.

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Mendick, 28, was injured whereas taking part in shortstop as he pursued a foul pop down the left-field line within the second inning. He collided with left fielder Adam Haseley — who made the catch — and was in appreciable ache and was helped off the sphere.

Engel departed after the third inning.

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The seriousness of Mendick’s damage was detected when MRI outcomes have been returned Thursday.

Mendick stated earlier than Thursday’s sport towards the Baltimore Orioles that he had no regrets about how aggressively he went after the ball.

“I did not suppose it was going to be this unhealthy,” Mendick stated. “There was in all probability some adrenaline in there. After I was down it undoubtedly harm and I could not put any strain on it.

“When the MRI got here again and so they stated I had a torn ACL, I used to be like, ‘There is a plan; I’ve to determine and rehab and get again.'”

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Mendick is batting .289 with three homers and 15 RBIs in 31 video games this season. Engel is hitting .240 with one homer and 10 RBIs in 56 video games.

Additionally, Chicago middle fielder Luis Robert (leg soreness) wasn’t in Thursday’s beginning lineup. He’s batting .300 with seven homers, 36 RBIs and 11 steals in 53 video games.

Chicago recalled infielder/outfielder Gavin Sheets and infielder Lenyn Sosa to fill the roster openings. Sheets batted .204 with 4 homers and 10 RBIs in 44 video games for the White Sox this season. He was despatched to Triple-A Charlotte earlier this month.

Sosa was batting .331 with 14 homers and 48 RBIs in 62 video games at Double-A Birmingham.

Additionally, outfielder Eloy Jimenez (hamstring) was transferred to the 60-day IL.

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