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Brett Lawrie | Second Baseman | #15

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (16) / MLW
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White Sox and INF Brett Lawrie avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.5 million contract.
Lawrie will see a massive drop in salary from the $4.125 million that he made in 2016 after hitting just .248/.310/.413 with 12 homers and 36 RBI in 94 games in his first season with the White Sox. Still just 26-years-old, Lawrie is expected to be fully healthy and ready to go for the start of spring training and could represent a nice buy-low opportunity in the late rounds of fantasy drafts. Dec 2 - 6:53 PM

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Brett Lawrie (knee, calf) is currently working out at the team's spring training facility in Arizona.

Lawrie still has his sights set on rejoining the White Sox lineup before the end of the season, though he may have to first log some action in the Instructional League before he's ready to return. He has been sidelined since July 22 due to a left hamstring strain.
Sep 1 - 7:06 PM

MRIs on Brett Lawrie's left knee and calf came back negative.

Lawrie has encountered multiple setbacks while on his rehab assignment for a hamstring injury, but it appears he doesn't have any structural issues. He's been given inflammation medicine and will try to ramp up his activities in the next couple days.
Aug 26 - 9:53 AM

Brett Lawrie is undergoing more tests in Chicago after reaggravating his quad.

Lawrie was pulled off his rehab assignment and the White Sox aren't sure when he might return to live minor league games, let alone the major league roster. "He hasn’t played enough to make it through a game so there’s something going on there," manager Robin Ventura said Tuesday. Lawrie originally landed on the disabled list July 22 with a left hamstring strain. He's also been dealing with fluid in his knee.
Aug 23 - 11:52 PM

Brett Lawrie has been pulled off his rehab assignment.

It's unclear what happened, but Lawrie has had setbacks recently with knee and quad issues. He'll be re-evaluated by the White Sox and the club is expected to have more information on his status later this week. Obviously he's not going to be activated soon.
Aug 21 - 3:20 PM

Brett Lawrie (hamstring, knee, quad) will resume his rehab assignment on Friday.

Lawrie is on the DL with a hamstring injury but has also had a knee and more recently a quad issue delay his return. He's game-ready again, though, and should be activated before long if he can avoid another setback.
Aug 19 - 5:39 PM

Brett Lawrie (hamstring, knee) left Wednesday's rehab game for Double-A Birmingham with a sore quad.

Lawrie was close to returning from a strained hamstring but this will obviously push back his timetable. It's unclear if Lawrie's injury is of the day-to-day variety or something more serious. Tyler Saladino will continue to fill in at second base for the White Sox.
Aug 18 - 6:07 PM

Brett Lawrie (hamstring, knee) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Double-A Birmingham on Saturday.

Lawrie has been on the shelf since July 22 due to his hamstring strain. He should only need a couple of games on a minor league rehab assignment before he's ready to return. Barring any setbacks, expect to see him back in the White Sox lineup before the end of next week.
Aug 12 - 11:12 PM

Brett Lawrie (hamstring, knee) ran the bases on Friday.

Lawrie is dealing with a strained left hamstring and also fluid in his knee, but he's apparently felt better of late. It's unclear when he might be ready to begin a rehab assignment.
Aug 12 - 5:50 PM

Brett Lawrie is on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain but is also being bothered by fluid in his knee.

"He doesn't feel right," manager Robin Ventura told reporters on Thursday. Lawrie had been aiming to return from the 15-day disabled list this weekend when first eligible, but that obviously isn't going to happen. Tyler Saladino and Carlos Sanchez will continue to fill in at second base for the White Sox, who entered play Thursday with a record of 51-56.
Aug 4 - 11:38 AM

White Sox placed INF Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22, with a hamstring strain.

Lawrie suffered the injury last Thursday and wasn't making enough progress on the side. He should be ready in early August. Carlos Sanchez will join the White Sox in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Jul 27 - 3:07 PM

Brett Lawrie is headed to the disabled list with a hamstring strain.

Lawrie suffered the injury last Thursday and hasn't played since, so the move will be made retroactive to July 22. Carlos Sanchez is expected to replace him. Look for an official update on Wednesday.
Jul 26 - 10:22 PM

Brett Lawrie (hamstring) is out of the starting lineup again Tuesday against the Cubs.

Lawrie hasn't played since leaving Thursday's game with tightness in his left hamstring. It's unclear if the White Sox are thinking about a stint on the disabled list. Tyler Saladino will continue to fill in at second base.
Jul 26 - 3:27 PM

Brett Lawrie (hamstring) will undergo an MRI Friday.

Lawrie was forced to leave Thursday's game with tightness in his left hamstring, and he was still feeling sore when he got to the ballpark Friday. Obviously more will be known about his status when the test results are in. Tyler Saladino is filling in at second base Friday.
Jul 22 - 5:38 PM

Brett Lawrie was forced to leave Thursday's game against the Tigers with tightness in his left hamstring.

The injury is believed to be minor and the club considers him day-to-day. Tyler Saladino replaced him on Thursday and could start in his place on Friday if Lawrie is unable to return.
Jul 21 - 9:48 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Alex Avila
2Omar Narvaez
3Kevan Smith
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Brett Lawrie
2Carlos Sanchez
3Leury Garcia
SS1Tim Anderson
2Tyler Saladino
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Melky Cabrera
2Jason Coats
CF1Adam Eaton
2Charlie Tilson
3Adam Engel
4Jacob May
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Rymer Liriano
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2Jose Quintana
3James Shields
4Carlos Rodon
5Miguel Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Nate Jones
3Zach Putnam
4Michael Ynoa
5Jake Petricka
6Dan Jennings
7Tommy Kahnle
8Chris Beck
9Juan Minaya
10Blake Smith
11Giovanni Soto
12Brad Goldberg