Additional Knights Roster Moves – August 7, 2017
OF Avisail Garcia begin MLB Rehab Assignment
RHP Dylan Covey begin MLB Rehab Assignment
Roster 25 active
Notes: Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia will begin a rehab stint with the Charlotte Knights tonight. Garcia, who is currently on the Chicago’s 10-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb, is in tonight’s lineup for the Knights in Pawtucket, RI. Garcia will bat second and play right field. He was placed on Chicago’s DL on July 27 (retroactive to June 26). Garcia, 26, is hitting .300 (103-for-340) with 46 runs scored, 17 doubles, three triples, 13 home runs, and 54 RBIs over 88 games with the White Sox this season. Earlier this year, Garcia was named to his first American League All-Star team.
Chicago White Sox RHP Dylan Covey will also begin a rehab stint with the Charlotte Knights. Covey was placed on Chicago’s 10-day disabled list on May 26 with a strained left oblique. He is 0-4 with an 8.12 ERA in eight starts this season (37.2 IP) with the White Sox. He was selected in the major-league portion of the Rule-5 Draft by the White Sox on December 8, 2016.
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