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White Sox Place Andrew Vaughn on IL

After missing the last few games the Chicago White Sox have placed Andrew Vaughn on the injured list. The move is retroactive to May 2.
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After missing the last few games, the Chicago White Sox have placed 1B/OF Andrew Vaughn on the Injured List. The move is retroactive to May 2. Vaughn was hit by a pitch on the wrist during the ninth inning of April 29th's 5-1 loss against the Angels. He was originally listed as day-to-day. However, after missing multiple games as a result of the injury, an IL stint was eventually deemed necessary.

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Andrew Vaughn's presence will be missed in the lineup. Vaughn is currently second on the team in batting average and tied for first in home runs.Photo: Tim Fuller, USA Today

Andrew Vaughn proved himself as one of the White Sox most consistent hitters during the month of April, slashing .283/.367/.566 with four home runs over 16 ball games. While the duration of his IL stint remains unknown at this time, the White Sox outfield depth will take another significant blow as fellow left fielder Eloy Jimenez is also still on the shelf.

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