Encarnacion (shoulder) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored Tuesday against the Tigers. Encarnacion was in the lineup for the first time in six games after battling a shoulder injury. He grounded out in his first at-bat, but led off the fourth inning with a solo home run, his second long ball of the campaign. Encarnacion has gotten off to a slow start, hitting .206/.250/.382 while striking out 35 percent of the time through 37 plate appearances.
Encarnacion (shoulder) is starting Tuesday against the Tigers. Encarnacion sat out the past six games with a left shoulder issue, but he'll return to action Tuesday as the designated hitter. Since he was reportedly available as a pinch hitter Monday, he should be available going forward as long as he doesn't experience any setbacks.
Encarnacion (shoulder) could be available as a pinch hitter against the Tigers on Monday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports. Although Encarnacion isn't in the lineup for his sixth straight game, manager Rick Renteria said that he expects that he'll return Tuesday and could even pinch hit Monday. The 37-year-old is hitting .200 with a home run, two RBI and 13 strikeouts over eight games this season.
Encarnacion (shoulder) isn't in the lineup Monday against the Tigers. Encarnacion was cleared to take dry swings Friday, but he'll be on the bench for the sixth consecutive game. Yasmani Grandal will serve as the designated hitter Monday with James McCann starting behind the plate.
Encarnacion (shoulder) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Indians. Encarnacion will be confined to the bench for a fifth straight game while he contends with a sore left shoulder. Since Encarnacion was cleared to resume taking dry swings Friday, the White Sox have thus far been reluctant to place him on the 10-day injured list. Encarnacion may need to complete a live batting-practice session without discomfort in the next day or two to ensure he avoids the IL.