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White Sox place Robertson on paternity list, recall Infante

The White Sox placed right-handed closer David Robertson on the paternity list and called up right-hander Gregory Infante from Class AAA Charlotte.

The team announced the move Monday as the White Sox kickstart their three-game series against the Athletics in Oakland.

Robertson is expected to remain on the paternity list for three days and miss the White Sox series against the Athletics.

Robertson’s wife, Erin, is due to give birth to the couple’s second child any day now. She was originally due on June 29.

Chicago White Sox relief pitcher David Robertson, right, talks with catcher Omar Narvaez after Oakland Athletics' Yonder Alonso hit an RBI-single during the eighth inning of a baseball game. | Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press

The couple already has one son named Luke.

Robertson is 4-2 this season with a 3.00 ERA. He is in his third season with the White Sox and has recorded 44 strikeouts and 12 saves in 13 chances over 27 appearances this season. Robertson ranks third among American League relievers with a 92.3 save percentage.

Infante is 0-1 with a 1.80 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 12 games with Charlotte in 2017.

The White Sox hold a 36-45 overall record and are 0-5 against the Athletics this season.

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