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White Sox to place Eloy Jimenez on 10-day disabled list

This is not the start to the season envisioned by the Chicago White Sox, as defending champions AL Central are two games below .500 and fourth in the division in the first two weeks of the season. . Things don’t get any easier as they will have to navigate the next six to eight weeks without one of their best hitters.

Scott Merkin has confirmed the White Sox will place Eloy Jimenez on the 10-day injured list with a hamstring injury. The initial prognosis is a return date scheduled for sometime in June.

Jimenez suffered a hamstring injury while trying to beat a ground fly first against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. The everyday left fielder became lame and had to be ejected from the field.

Andrew Vaughn is listed behind Jimenez on the White Sox depth chart and should take on an increased role within the team.

After losing six straight decisions, the White Sox will be looking to get back to winning ways against the Twins. FanDuel Sports Betting a Chicago priced at -124 favorites, with the total set at 8.