Chicago White Sox re-instate Tim Anderson, insert him back at the top of the lineup

Chicago White Sox re-instate Tim Anderson, insert him back at the top of the lineup

CHICAGO — Shortstop Tim Anderson He was reactivated from the 10-day injured List Monday prior to the Chicago White Sox Open a home series to fight the Toronto Blue Jays.

Chicago named Anderson the third baseman to make space on the roster. Yoan Moncada The 10-day injured list retroactive to June 18 with a strained right quadriceps.

Anderson had been on a rehab assignment with Class AAA Charlotte and was working his way back from an injury to his groin. He was then inserted in his usual leadoff spot against the Blue Jays.

The 2019 AL batting champion won a victory over the Chicago Cubs Late last month, after fielding, I went down in the outfield P.J. HigginsFifth-inning grounder, throwing to first for the out.

Tony La Russa called Anderson “our ignitor” and he was a first-time All-Star in 2021. Anderson, at the time Anderson sustained the injury, was among the league's leaders with a.356 average. In 40 games, Anderson has five home runs as well as 19 RBIs.

Moncada resigned from Friday's loss to Moncada Houston Astros He felt tightness in the left hamstring during the third inning.

Moncada, who had run to first base on a groundout during the second inning, pulled up and was slightly limping as he returned the dugout. Moncada remained at third base for the remainder of the game, before being replaced by Josh Harrison In the third.

Moncada missed the season's start due to a strained left oblique. Moncada didn't make it until May 9 because of this.

Through Sunday, the White Sox were at 31-33. Chicago opened the Toronto series five behind the first-place team. Minnesota Twins.

This story was contributed by the Associated Press.

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