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White Sox 3B Jake Burger to Begin Rehab Assignment Tonight

UPDATE: The White Sox announced that Jake Burger’s rehab assignment is on hold due to an illness.

Jake Burger Injury Update Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox third baseman Jake Burger is taking a step toward returning from a hand injury. Burger will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Charlotte Friday night, the team announced.

The righty slugger last appeared in a White Sox game on July 5. The next day, Burger landed on the 10-day injured list due to a bruised right hand. That ailment has caused him to miss the team’s last 10 games during a crucial stretch.

In 51 games this season, Burger is slashing .250/.302/.458 with eight home runs and 26 RBIs across 183 plate appearances. Despite a stint in the minors and a hand injury, the 25-year-old ranks fourth among White Sox hitters in home runs.

Now, Jake Burger will get back into action as he works toward a post-All-Star break return to the Chicago White Sox. He will join catcher Yasmani Grandal, who is also rehabbing with the Charlotte Knights, for the Triple-A squad’s final three games before the break.

UPDATE – 7/15/22, 2:40 PM CT: The White Sox announced that Jake Burger’s rehab assignment is on hold due to an illness.

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