CHICAGO — Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez has a sprained suitable foot, likely sidelining the slugger for a pivotal period-ending sequence versus the crosstown Cubs.
The White Sox experienced dropped a year-high five in a row heading into the weekend established, falling out of to start with put in the AL Central. They are hoping to get back again on monitor heading into their playoff look considering the fact that 2008, but the well being of Jimenez is a concern.
Jimenez, who is batting .296 with fourteen homers and forty one RBI, was hurt sliding across home in the seventh inning of Chicago’s 5-four loss at Cleveland on Thursday. Supervisor Rick Renteria claimed the 23-calendar year-old remaining fielder will have to have “to be off his feet” for a few days.
“You will find swelling in there, and they want to calm it down” Renteria stated. “We are going to know more in a couple days.”
The White Sox trailed the very first-position Twins by a game heading into the collection with the Cubs. They are just 1 game in advance of the 3rd-put Indians. The AL postseason starts on Tuesday.