White Sox manager La Russa cleared for Stewart's ceremony
Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa has been cleared by his doctors to participate in Sunday's pregame ceremony in Oakland as the Athletics retire former pitcher Dave Stewart's No. 34 jersey. According to the White Sox, La Russa will travel with the team back to Chicago after the series finale against the A's, but the 77-year-old Hall of Famer hasn't been cleared to return to the dugout as an active manager. La Russa managed Stewart during some of his best years in Oakland, including four straight 20-win seasons from 1987-90 and the team's World Series championship in 1989.news.yahoo.com
White Sox slugger Jiménez has surgery for torn pectoral
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez was having surgery Tuesday to repair a ruptured left pectoral tendon, and general manager Rick Hahn said the slugger still is expected to miss five to six months. Hahn said the timeline hasn't changed, though he left the door open for Jiménez to return sooner. With Tim Anderson, AL MVP José Abreu and Yoán Moncada, the White Sox have a potent lineup. But Vaughn, a first baseman who was selected by the White Sox with the No. The White Sox released veteran catcher Jonathon Lucroy on Tuesday.