White Sox get good news on Jose Abreu’s ankle

Written By BY DARYL VAN SCHOUWEN Staff Reporter Posted: 05/19/2014, 04:58pm
Array Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu reacts after striking out swinging during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Chicago on Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Further tests on Jose Abreu’s left ankle performed Monday confirmed inflammation in the White Sox slugger’s left ankle. Abreu will remain in a walking boot for the next several days and be re-evaluated during the Sox home stand, which begins Thursday.

The good news for the Sox is that there is no underlying tear. Abreu went on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with posterior tibia tendonitis. He returned to Chicago Sunday to have an MRI.

Abreu leads the majors in homers with 15.

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