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Leury Garcia | Outfielder | #28

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/18/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / TEX
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Leury Garcia finished with a single and a double across four at-bats in Tuesday's road loss against the Dodgers.
Garcia has posted three multi-hit games over his past six outings, and he has collected three doubles with four RBI during the span. He doesn't offer a lot of power, but he can help out with a decent average and an occasional stolen base. Aug 16 - 3:48 AM

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Leury Garcia went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Indians.

Garcia was just activated from the disabled list after missing a month-plus with a hand injury. He looked no worse for the wear in his return, knotting up the score at 1-1 with his solo home run in the sixth inning. At the time he was placed on the disabled list, the outfielder was slashing .298/.345/.459 with six homers and six steals.
Jul 30 - 5:23 PM

White Sox activated OF Leury Garcia from the 10-day disabled list.

Garcia has been out since mid-June with a hand injury. He's hit .298/.345/.459 with six homers and six steals this season and will go back to seeing regular starts in the outfield.
Jul 30 - 1:34 PM

Leury Garcia (finger) was hitless across four at-bats while playing center field in his first minor-league rehab game with Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday.

Garcia moved his rehab from the Arizona Rookie League to Charlotte. He was placed on the 10-day disabled list on June 19 and his injury has been healing slower than expected. He'll need a while to knock off the rust before he can be trusted again in fantasy circles.
Jul 30 - 12:13 AM

Leury Garcia (finger) moved his rehab assignment to Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday.

That followed a two-game stint in the Arizona League. Garcia hit leadoff and started in center field Saturday, going 0-for-4 with a strikeout. So far the 26-year-old has gone 4-for-13 with two homers and six RBI across three rehab appearances. Look for Garcia to join the Pale Hose within the next couple of days.
Jul 29 - 11:33 PM

Leury Garcia (finger) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with the Arizona Rookie League White Sox on Wednesday.

Garcia has been working out at the White Sox spring training facilities in Arizona. He has been out of action with a sprained finger on his left hand since June 16. This could potentially just be a short rehab assignment to get him up to speed. Barring a setback, he figures to rejoin the White Sox some time in the next week or so.
Jul 26 - 5:34 PM

Leury Garcia (finger) is poised to begin a rehab assignment soon.

Garcia has been working out at the White Sox' spring training complex in Arizona and his sprained finger appears to be back to 100 percent. His rehab assignment is expected to be a short one, so he would seem to be on track to return at the start of the second half.
Jul 3 - 7:44 PM

Leury Garcia still has some minor swelling on the top of his left hand.

The White Sox will wait until he's fully recovered before throwing him into game action again after they rushed him back too quickly the last time around. It's looking like it could be at least a couple weeks before Garcia returns.
Jun 27 - 5:19 PM

White Sox placed OF Leury Garcia on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to June 16, with a sprained finger on his left hand.

Garcia has been bothered by the injury for over a week and might have made it worse when he came off the bench Thursday against the Orioles. This all comes with frustrating timing for the 26-year-old center fielder, who is sporting a cool .298/.345/.459 batting line with six home runs and six stolen bases through 56 games this season. Alen Hanson and Willy Garcia will continue to share time in center for the White Sox. Charlie Tilson (foot) is on track to begin a minor league rehab assignment in early July.
Jun 19 - 12:00 PM

Leury Garcia (hand) remained out of the White Sox' lineup Sunday.

Garcia hasn't started a game in a week due to a bruised left hand. He had another X-ray Saturday, which confirmed that he doesn't have a break. He's available to pinch-run. Willy Garcia is in center field.
Jun 18 - 10:33 AM

Leury Garcia (hand) has been scratched from the White Sox lineup Friday night against the Blue Jays.

Garcia had renewed swelling in his left hand after coming off the bench Thursday night against the Orioles. Alen Hanson is now in center field and batting leadoff Friday versus Toronto right-hander Joe Biagini.
Jun 16 - 4:31 PM

Leury Garcia (hand) is starting in center field and batting leadoff on Friday against the Blue Jays.

Garcia entered Thursday's series finale against the Orioles in the top of the sixth inning and finished out the game in center. The 26-year-old had been out all week because of a jammed left (glove) hand.
Jun 16 - 3:24 PM

Leury Garcia (hand) entered Thursday's win over the Orioles in the top of the sixth inning.

Garcia hit an RBI sac fly in the bottom of the sixth before striking out in the bottom of the eighth. The center fielder looks to be recovered from the left hand injury that had kept him sidelined since Sunday.
Jun 16 - 6:00 AM

Leury Garcia (hand) remains out of the White Sox starting lineup on Thursday afternoon.

Garcia has been sidelined since jamming his left hand on a slide into second base Sunday. Willy Garcia will draw another start in center field and bat ninth Thursday versus Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman.
Jun 15 - 11:26 AM

Leury Garcia (hand) is out of the White Sox lineup again on Wednesday.

Garcia injured his left hand on a slide into second base Sunday and hasn't played since, but X-rays came up negative and this still doesn't sound like a DL situation. Willy Garcia will start in center field and bat ninth for the White Sox on Wednesday night against the Orioles.
Jun 14 - 2:28 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Geovany Soto
2Omar Narvaez
3Kevan Smith
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Tyler Saladino
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Yolmer Sanchez
2Nick Delmonico
LF1Leury Garcia
CF1Adam Engel
2Alen Hanson
3Charlie Tilson
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Willy Garcia
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Carlos Rodon
2James Shields
3Miguel Gonzalez
4Derek Holland
5Reynaldo Lopez
6Dylan Covey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Juan Minaya
2Jake Petricka
3Gregory Infante
4Chris Beck
5Aaron Bummer
6Mike Pelfrey
7Nate Jones
8Zach Putnam