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White Sox Place Jose Abreu on 15-Day DL

Mon, 19 May 2014 01:25:00 +0000

BananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Chicago White Sox placed rookie first baseman Jose Abreu on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.

The 26-year-old is suffering from tendinitis in his left ankle and did his best to battle the injury on Saturday with a protective shield on the ankle, but was still bothered by the tendinitis.

Abreu was batting .260 with 15 homers and leads the American League with 42 RBIs.l

Outfielder Adam Eaton was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move.

The rookie first baseman signed a $68 million deal with the White Sox this past offseason.

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