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2014 Avg.
.244
 
Career Avg.
.272
Name  Avisail Garcia
Born  6/12/1991
Height  6-4
Weight  240
Number  26
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/31/2014 9:11:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI, a run and walk on Sunday against the Tigers.
Insight: It was Garcia's best hitting day since returning from a torn labrum in his shoulder on August 16. He is hitting .235 with four home runs and 16 RBI in 85 at-bats this year.
 
8/24/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia hit a game-tying solo homer off Yankees closer David Robertson in the ninth inning of Sunday's game.
Insight: Garcia has hit .214 in 28 at-bats since he returned from a torn labrum in his shoulder on Aug. 16, but with two doubles, two homers and seven RBI.
 
8/20/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia has gone 5-for-16 with two doubles, a homer and six RBI in five games since he returned from the disabled list.
Insight: The 23-year-old missed nearly four months due to a torn labrum after initially being ruled out for the season. Garcia is hitting .283 with three homers, 10 RBI and an .868 OPS in 46 at-bats this season.
 
8/16/2014 3:35:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia (torn labrum) has been activated from the 60-day disabled list.
Insight: Garcia was ruled out for the season in April when he suffered a torn labrum, but he's recovered from surgery more quickly than expected. Garcia is still just 23 years old and could be a decent AL-only option down the stretch.
 
7/30/2014 5:15:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia (torn labrum) will begin a rehab assignment Friday, according to Dan Hayes of csnchicago.com.
Insight: Garcia was ruled out for the season in April when he suffered a torn labrum, but he's recovered from surgery more quickly than expected. Garcia is still just 23 years old and could be a decent AL-only option down the stretch.
 
4/10/2014 5:43:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia (torn labrum) is done for the season, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Garcia will undergo surgery within the next week after suffering the injury while trying to make a diving catch Wednesday. The promising 22-year-old won't be seen again until 2015. His absence will open up more at-bats for Dayan Viciedo and Paul Konerko.
 
4/10/2014 3:04:00 PM
Description: Chicago right fielder Avisail Garcia has a torn labrum in his left shoulder after attempting a diving catch Thursday.
Insight: Garcia had been placed on the DL and the team recalled Jordan Danks. The injury should provide more playing time for Dayan Viciedo..
 
4/9/2014 7:54:00 PM
Description: Chicago right fielder Avisail Garcia jammed his left shoulder while attempting to make a diving catch Thursday. X-rays ruled out a fracture, separation or dislocation, according to Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Insight: Garcia had his MRI in a sling after the game and will have an MRI Thursday. The 22-year-old went 4-for-5 with two homers Tuesday and walked twice Wednesday.
 
4/9/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Chicago right fielder Avisail Garcia belted four hits Tuesday in a 15-3 onslaught of Colorado.
Insight: Two of those hits went for home runs. The 22-year-old now has nine jacks in 320 career at bats. We'll see if Garcia (.276, 2 HR, 4 RBI) has any magic left Wednesday in the series finale.
 
9/20/2013 10:50:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia returned to the lineup and went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Friday night.
Insight: Garcia left the team earlier this week to be with his wife for the birth of their child. He's hitting .306 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 33 games with the Sox.
 
9/20/2013 6:33:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia is in the starting lineup Friday.
Insight: Garcia left the team earlier this week to be with his wife for the birth of their child.
 
9/18/2013 9:53:00 AM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia wasn't in the lineup on Monday or Tuesday due to his wife giving birth.
Insight: He should be back with the team shortly. He's batting .300 as a member of the White Sox and .276 overall this season.
 
9/16/2013 6:17:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia won't be in the lineup on Monday. SOURCE: Dan Hayes, Comcast Sportsnet Chicago
Insight: His wife just gave birth. He should be back with the team shortly. Jordan Danks will be the team's interim right fielder during Garcia's absence.
 
9/16/2013 11:52:00 AM
Description: Chicago outfielder Avisail Garcia was scratched from Sunday's lineup to be with his pregnant wife and is questionable for Monday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: With the September roster exansion in effect, the White Sox can get by without him if necessary. The 22-year-old has hit .300 with two homers and a .733 OPS in his first 32 games with Chicago.
 
9/15/2013 2:16:00 PM
Description: Chicago outfielder Avisail Garcia was scratched from Sunday's lineup to be with his pregnant wife. SOURCE: Scott Merkin, MLB.com
Insight: With the September roster exansion in effect, the White Sox likely won't place Garcia on the paternity leave list. The 22-year-old has hit .300 with two homers and a .733 OPS in his first 32 games with Chicago.
 
9/10/2013 5:33:00 PM
Description: Chicago outfielder Avisail Garcia is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Tigers.
Insight: Garcia had a double root canal and missed Monday's game but he is already good to go. He has hit .320 with two homers since joining the White Sox in a three-team trade with Detroit and Boston.
 
9/10/2013 10:32:00 AM
Description: Chicago outfielder Avisail Garcia is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Detroit after having some dental work done.
Insight: Garcia was acquired from the Tigers as part of the Jake Peavy trade in late July. He's done well in his first stint as an everyday player, hitting .320 with 13 RBI in 27 games since the trade.
 
9/8/2013 11:28:00 AM
Description: Chicago right fielder Avisail Garcia missed another game Monday because of a root canal. SOURCE: Comcast Sportsnet Chicago
Insight: The White Sox are well out of the playoff race and can afford to give their young outfielder a few days to heal up. Jordan Danks (.239, 3 HR, 7 RBI) is getting the start in his place.
 
9/8/2013 11:28:00 AM
Description: Chicago outfielder Avisail Garcia will need a few days to recover after having some dental work done. SOURCE: Daryl Van Schouwen, Chicago Sun-Times
Insight: Garcia was acquired from the Tigers as part of the Jake Peavy trade in late July. He's done well in his first stint as an everyday player, hitting .320 with 13 RBI in 27 games since the trade.
 
9/4/2013 10:16:00 PM
Description: Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia is batting .344 with four doubles, a triple, two homers and 13 RBI in 25 games since coming over from the Tigers.
Insight: He went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI Wednesday against New York. The 22-year-old has a bright future.
 

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