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White Sox 2B Brett Lawrie still on the mend

White Sox 2B Brett Lawrie still on the mend

DETROIT -- Brett Lawrie said Tuesday his left leg has started to feel better, but he’s not ready for a rehab assignment.

Though the White Sox second baseman is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, his status is still undetermined. Lawrie hasn’t played since July 21 and manager Robin Ventura isn’t sure when he’d start an assignment. Lawrie is hitting .248/.310/.413 with 22 doubles, 12 home runs and 36 RBIs in 384 plate plate appearances this season.

“He was feeling better,” Ventura said. “It’s tough to really figure that out unless you’re getting an MRI every day. He’s working at it, but it still hasn’t gotten any better. I don’t see him getting close just yet.”

Lawrie has seen signs he’s on the mend. But he acknowledges he still has more work to do before he’s ready.

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“These last couple days have been better, have shown me some life,” Lawrie said. “I just need to get out and do what I need to do to be able to play every single day.

“Just feel good. That is the step. Once we get that, I can do what I want pretty much.”

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Danny Parkins (670 The Score), Chris Bleck (ESPN 1000) and Scott King (WGN Radio) join David Kaplan on the panel.

Ryan Pace’s offseason begins. Josh Sitton and Jerrell Freeman are gone, but what will he do with Kyle Fuller?

Plus, Rick Hahn joins Kap from Glendale, Ariz., to discuss the state of the White Sox rebuild, how tough it is to keep their best prospects in the minors and why Jose Abreu is so important for his young team?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

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White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

The White Sox three outfield prospects are creating a lot of buzz at spring training.

On this edition of the podcast, Micker Adolfo tells Chuck Garfien about a conversation they all had about one day becoming the starting outfield for the White Sox. Adolfo talks about his longtime friendship with Eloy Jimenez, his impressions of Luis Robert, Luis Basabe and the White Sox future.

But first, it's a conversation with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez who has great insight on many of the White Sox players: Jimenez, Robert, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu. He tells an amazing story about why Jimenez decided to sign with the Cubs when he was a teenager, how much Abreu is revered in Cuba and much more.

Listen to the full episode at this link (iOS users can go here) or in the embedded player below. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts.