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Matt Davidson | Designated Hitter | #24

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / ARZ
Contract: view contract details

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Matt Davidson (illness) went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI in his return to action Friday against the Royals.
Davidson got the White Sox on the board with a double in the second inning before homering off Jason Hammel in a five-run fourth inning. The 26-year-old has amassed 26 home runs this season, though his shaky approach has resulted in a .222 batting average and a .264 on-base percentage. Davidson was scratched from Thursday’s lineup with flu-like symptoms, but he should be fine moving forward. Sep 23 - 1:44 AM

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Matt Davidson was scratched from the White Sox starting lineup on Thursday due to flu-like symptoms.

Willy Garcia took his place in the lineup and will bat seventh against Dallas Keuchel and the Astros. Davidson is considered day-to-day.
Sep 21 - 6:08 PM

Matt Davidson socked his 25th homer of the season — a solo shot — in Saturday’s win over the Tigers.

Davidson went 1-for-5 on the night. This was just his second homer since August 27. The power has been nice, but he’s batting just .225 with a .268 on-base percentage and a 154/19 K/BB ratio. He’s largely been all-or-nothing.
Sep 16 - 9:53 PM

Matt Davidson is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Royals.

He'll take a seat as Jose Abreu gets a start out of the DH spot. Nick Delmonico will start at first base while Rymer Liriano will start in left field.
Sep 12 - 10:54 AM

Matt Davidson blasted a three-run home in Tuesday's loss to the Indians.

Davidson took Danny Salazar deep as part of a four-run first inning for the White Sox, but they were shut down the rest of the way. He was hitless in his other four plate appearances, which sums up his season pretty well. Davidson has a .228/.270/.480 batting line but has clubbed 24 longballs over 98 games.
Sep 5 - 11:54 PM

Matt Davidson went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Sunday's win over the Tigers.

Davidson swatted a three-run home run off Matt Boyd in the third inning, the biggest blow in what ended as a five-run frame for the White Sox. He was just activated from the 10-day disabled list on August 25 after missing three weeks of action while recovering from a deep right wrist contusion. For the campaign as a whole, Davidson is hitting .242/.286/.506 with 23 homers and 54 RBI over the course of 90 games played.
Aug 27 - 5:06 PM

White Sox activated 3B/DH Matt Davidson from the 10-day disabled list.

Davidson had been slated to stay on his rehab assignment for about a week, but the White Sox activated him after one game with Yoan Moncada (shin) going down. He'll see regular starts at third base and occasionally in the designated hitter spot.
Aug 25 - 2:24 PM

White Sox manager Rick Renteria hinted Tuesday that Matt Davidson (wrist) won't be back before September 1.

Davidson has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment, but the out-of-contention White Sox will bring him along slowly. He was placed on the disabled list August 8, retroactive to August 4, after suffering a deep right wrist contusion on a hit-by-pitch.
Aug 22 - 6:26 PM

Matt Davidson (wrist) has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment.

Davidson is on track to return to the White Sox this weekend. He landed on the disabled list August 8, retroactive to August 4, with a bruised right wrist.
Aug 22 - 5:32 PM

Matt Davidson (wrist) will be cleared for a rehab assignment if he gets through a workout Tuesday with no issues.

Davidson has missed the last two-plus weeks with a bruised right wrist. It's looking like he could return in the next week or so.
Aug 21 - 9:18 PM

Matt Davidson (wrist) has been hitting and taking ground balls.

Davidson is working back from a bruised wrist. Barring a setback, he should start a rehab assignment sometime next week. The 26-year-old ranks second on the team with 22 homers this season.
Aug 19 - 7:09 PM

Matt Davidson (wrist) is no longer expected to return for the White Sox's upcoming series against the Dodgers.

Davidson was hoping to return when first eligible on Tuesday but apparently he needs more time. The 26-year-old has been nursing a bruised wrist stemming from a hit-by-pitch earlier this month.
Aug 12 - 6:05 PM

Matt Davidson (wrist) is hoping to return Tuesday against the Dodgers.

Davidson landed on the DL with a bruised wrist earlier this week but hopes to resume hitting on Friday and could be back when first eligible on Tuesday. The 26-year-old leads the Pale Hose with 22 homers, though it's come with a disappointing .238 average and a whopping 124 strikeouts.
Aug 10 - 5:20 PM

White Sox placed DH Matt Davidson on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to August 4, with a right wrist contusion.

Davidson is still sore after being hit by a pitch a week ago. X-rays came back negative, so he shouldn't be out long.
Aug 8 - 12:06 PM

Matt Davidson (wrist) was a late scratch from the White Sox' lineup Sunday.

Davidson had been slated to return from a right wrist injury, but instead he'll miss his fifth straight game. Tyler Saladino will serve as the club's designated hitter Sunday.
Aug 6 - 12:52 PM

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2Casey Gillaspie
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Tyler Saladino
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Matt Davidson
2Yolmer Sanchez
LF1Leury Garcia
CF1Adam Engel
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RF1Avisail Garcia
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DH1Nick Delmonico
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