Center Field - Chicago White Sox
Date of Birth: March 18, 1991 (29 years old)
White Sox's Leury Garcia: Activated and starting Game 1
Garcia (thumb) was activated from the 45-day injured list Tuesday and will bat eighth and play left field in Game 1 of the Wild Card Round against the Athletics.Garcia hadn't played since Aug. 10 while recovering from surgery to repair his left thumb. He's been working out at the White Sox's alternate training site in recent days and has evidently been cleared to play. The White Sox will need him for at least one start, though Eloy Jimenez doesn't appear to be too far from returned from a sprained foot.
White Sox's Leury Garcia: Could play in postseason
Garcia (thumb) has been working out at the White Sox's alternate training site and hasn't been ruled out for the playoffs, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.Garcia sprained his thumb back in mid-August and wound up undergoing surgery. He appears to be nearly ready to play, though whether or not he's ready for the start of the Wild Card Series, which begins Tuesday, remains to be seen.
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