White Sox catcher Rob Brantly (knee) is in the lineup Wednesday against the A's, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. A knee issue has limited Brantly over the past several days, but he has been cleared to return behind the plate Wednesday to catch for starter Erik Johnson. Brantly has gone 2-for-12 with a homer so far with the big club after batting .310/.335/.483 in 53 games between Double-A and Triple-A.
The White Sox added four players to their active roster on Tuesday. Right-handers Erik Johnson and Frankie Montas , infielder Leury Garcia and catcher Rob Brantly were all recalled from Triple-A Charlotte prior to Tuesday's series-opener with the Twins.
The White Sox reinstated catcher Rob Brantly from the 15-day disabled list on Monday and assigned him to Double-A Birmingham, the team announced. Brantly was on a rehab assignment with Birmingham before the move, so he'll stay put and continue to build up at-bats for a potential major-league contribution later in the season. He suffered a thumb fracture during spring training, causing his late start to the season.
White Sox catcher Rob Brantly was sent on a minor-league rehab assignment with Double-A Birmingham, according to ESPN.com. Brantly has been on the disabled list all season after suffering a fractured thumb in spring training. The team has not provided a timetable for his recovery, nor have they indicated what his role will be once he has been cleared to return.
White Sox catcher Rob Brantly , who's currently in Triple-A, has been placed on MLB's 15-day disabled list with an avulsion fracture in left thumb, according to CSN Chicago. Branlty suffered the injury during spring training.