Avisail Garcia RF CWS 1 week ago

Garcia went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in the White Sox's loss to the Tigers on Friday.

The blast was Garcia's first of the season, and it extended his current hitting streak to four games. When the opposing team has started a left-handed pitcher this season, the White Sox have moved Garcia into the clean-up spot in favor of Adam LaRoche. Against righties, he's settled in as the No. 5 hitter.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 2 weeks ago

Garcia is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians, according to CSN's Dan Hayes.

Garcia tallied five hits over his last three games, but manager Robin Ventura felt it was time to give him his first day off of the season. J.B. Shuck will get the start in right field in Garcia's place.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 3 weeks ago

Garcia moved into the No. 4 spot in the White Sox's lineup Wednesday and went 3-for-4 with a double and run scored.

Normal cleanup hitter Adam LaRoche moved down in the lineup with a lefty on the opposing mound, so Garcia moved up a spot and had the best night of any White Sox batter. Garcia had a big spring, and he could be productive this season in what should be a revamped offense.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 1 month ago

Garcia is still hitting .368/.429/.421 on the spring even after going 0-for-3 with two strikeouts against the Padres on Monday.

After missing much of 2014 with injury, Garcia reported to camp in excellent shape and last year's late-season rust appears to be absent thus far. A healthy Garcia remains a breakout candidate as he enters his age-24 season, especially if the aggressiveness we have seen from him on the basepaths this spring persists into the regular season.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 7 months ago

Garcia (back) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Royals.

Garcia will return to action after sitting out Friday due to a back injury he suffered the day before. He will man right field and bat cleanup in Saturday's batting order.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 7 months ago

Garcia (back) is out of the lineup Friday against the Royals.

As expected, Garcia will sit Friday after leaving Thursday's game in the second inning with lower-back stiffness. The White Sox have not ruled Garcia out for the final two games of the season, but they have no reason to rush him back, so there's no guarantee he'll play this weekend. Jordan Danks will move over to right field Friday, with Michael Taylor stepping in at left.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 7 months ago

Garcia will likely miss Friday's game due to a stiff lower back that flared up Thursday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Garcia was replaced in Thursday's game by Moises Sierra in right field. He is considered day-to-day, but will miss at least Friday's game. With no postseason to play for, the White Sox probably won't rush him back from injury, but his contract is up at the end of the year, so the back injury won't be a good way for Garcia to end the season if he has indeed played his last game.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 7 months ago

Garcia left Thursday's game in the third inning due to a stiff lower back.

Garcia was replaced by Moises Sierra in right field, and is currently being called "day-to-day." The White Sox will take on the Royals three more times before the season ends, and Garcia's availability for those contests is currently unclear.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 7 months ago

Garcia went 3-for-5 with two solo homers in Sunday's 10-5 win over the Rays.

Garcia finished up a week's worth of hot hitting with the second multi-homer performance of his MLB career. In six games over the past seven days, the 23-year-old outfielder went 9-for-25 with five RBI.

Avisail Garcia RF CWS 7 months ago

Garcia went 2-for-4 2 with an RBI in the White Sox's loss to the Royals Monday.

Garcia got the Sox off to a fast start with his RBI single in the first, but Chicago was unable to protect its early lead. The outfielder has hit well this month, going 13-for-44 (.295) with six RBI and three steals in September.