White Sox’ Jake Burger lands on injured list

Infielder Lenyn Sosa was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte to take Burger’s spot on the roster.

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White Sox third baseman Jake Burger went on the 10-day injured list on Thursday.

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Third baseman Jake Burger landed on the 10-day injured list Thursday after straining his left oblique in the White Sox’ game against the Twins on Wednesday.

Infielder Lenyn Sosa was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte to take Burger’s spot on the roster. Sosa was in the lineup at second base for the series finale against the Twins on Thursday afternoon.

Burger left the Sox’ 6-4 victory Wednesday with discomfort in his left side after striking out looking in the fourth inning. He said he felt something while checking his swing.

‘‘Weird pitch, weird swing,’’ Burger said Wednesday night.

Burger, who has filled in for injured Yoan Moncada, is batting .224 with a team-high seven homers.

Moncada headed for rehab stint

Moncada, on the IL with a sore back since April 14, is going on a minor-league rehab stint at Charlotte this weekend. Manager Pedro Grifol is unsure how much time he’ll need, but he figures to return before Burger.

“Moncada’s missed quite a bit of time, and it’s the back; the back is fragile,” Grifol said. “We want to make sure it continues to head in the right direction, that it continues to gain strength. It could be a shorter [rehab stint]; it could be a longer one. There are recovery phases to this, so we’ll see.”

Grifol said he’ll mix and match with Hanser Alberto and Sosa at third base.

Not quite a day off for Anderson

Two days removed from returning from the IL because of a sprained left knee, shortstop Tim Anderson was out of the starting lineup after a night game. Elvis Andrus played shortstop.

But Anderson had a full day anyhow, entering as a pinch hitter in the eighth, going 0-for-3 and making a costly error.

“His injury was supposed to last three to four weeks; he came back quick; he’s played a couple of days [since the IL],” Grifol said, explaining the reason for the day off. “We’re just making sure we have him available the rest of the season.”

Hendriks and TA

Anderson and Liam Hendriks like to needle each other, and when a camera crew followed Hendriks around the field Wednesday, Anderson shouted, “The man’s got his own camera crew!”

Hendriks, who begins a rehab assignment at Charlotte on Friday, is coming back from cancer.

“It didn’t really feel like he was going through anything the way he was handling himself,” Anderson said. “He was still the same. It was just a different topic over his name. Nothing really changed. He kept going, kept pitching, kept doing his stuff.”

Anderson hasn’t dealt with cancer, but he knows personal challenges going back to his childhood.

“You have to keep going,’’ he said. ‘‘You get what you need, but you’re not in control, so you have to walk the path that you got and be happy with that. We’re all on borrowed time; you just have to be thankful for what you have right now.”

Anderson missed the back-and-forths with Hendriks, who said he missed “being around and keeping Tim in his place.”

“Someone to mess with,” Anderson said. “Someone to hold me accountable, I hold him accountable, and whoever bails one another out, great. So we have a good relationship. All we do is talk [crap] all day to each other, but it’s all fun.”

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