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Luis Robert Exits Game With Leg Injury and It Doesn’t Look Good

White Sox centerfielder Luis Robert suffered a right hip flexor strain on Sunday afternoon.

Luis Robert Injury
Photo: NBC Sports Chicago

White Sox centerfielder Luis Robert suffered a leg injury while running out a groundball in the first inning of Sunday’s game and it doesn’t look good.

Here’s a video of the play:

The White Sox announced that Robert suffered a right hip flexor strain and the x-rays came back negative. That designation provides a bit of relief given how much pain Robert looked to be when exiting the field.

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Robert has been an extremely bright spot for the White Sox through the first month of the season, slashing .309/.353/.457 with one home run, eight RBIs, and a 132 OPS+.

Robert’s ailment only adds to the White Sox outfield injury troubles. Eloy Jimenez suffered a torn left pectoral muscle at the end of Spring Training, which will keep him out until the August-September range. Adam Engel is still working his way back from a strained hamstring also suffered near the end of Spring Training. He suffered a setback in his rehab, but the team does expect him to return in May.

Check back for further updates as they become available.


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