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White Sox Place Adam Engel on Injured List, Recall Luis Gonzalez

The White Sox injury woes continue to pile up as Adam Engel heads to the injured list with a right hamstring strain.

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The White Sox injury woes continue to pile up. Ahead of a two-game series in Pittsburgh, the White Sox have placed Adam Engel on the ten-day injured list due to a strained right hamstring.

In a corresponsing move, the club recalled outfielder Luis Gonzalez from Triple-A Charlotte. Gonzalez owns a .195/.302/.341 slash line with three home runs and 11 RBIs over 24 games with the Knights so far in 2021.

Engel dealing with another right hamstring ailment is a concerning development considering that the same injury sidelined him near the end of Spring Training. Setbacks in his rehab prevented Engel from appearing in a contest for the White Sox until June 6. Engel posted a .241/.313/.552 slash line with three home runs and four RBIs across 32 plate appearances in just ten games since initially returning to the Major League club.

Engel heading to the injured list further slims down an already depleted outfield as Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert, Billy Hamilton, and Adam Eaton are all on the shelf. Expect the White Sox to utilize Jake Lamb in the outfield more frequently for the time being as the front office identifies possible reinforcements on the trade market with the deadline just over a month away.


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1 year ago

[…] a recurring injury to his hamstring, Adam Engel is finally back on the field for the White Sox. In a corresponding move, the club […]

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1 year ago

[…] Spring Training that sidelined him until June 6. After playing in 10 just games, that same ailment sent Engel back to the injured list on June 22 (retroactive to June 20). Luckily his second absence was short-lived, as he returned to […]

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11 months ago

[…] he suffered in Spring Training. After playing in 10 games for the White Sox in mid-June, Engel returned to the injured list with the same ailment. That stint was brief, however, and Engel returned to the White Sox in early […]

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