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White Sox OF Avisail Garcia has surgery on right knee

The White Sox's Avisail Garcia takes a lead at first base against the Minnesota Twins on Sept. 30 in Minneapolis. Garcia had surgery on his right knee, the Sox announced Monday.
The White Sox's Avisail Garcia takes a lead at first base against the Minnesota Twins on Sept. 30 in Minneapolis. Garcia had surgery on his right knee, the Sox announced Monday.

CHICAGO – The White Sox said outfielder Avisail Garcia had surgery on his right knee.

Limited to 93 games because of discomfort in the knee, Garcia went from batting .330 in a breakout All-Star season in 2017 to .236 this year. The team announced Monday he had surgery.

The Sox also said catcher Kevan Smith had ankle surgery and pitcher Tyler Danish has refused his outright assignment, making him a free agent.

Bulls fall to Hornets

in preseason game

CHARLOTTE – In a 110-104 loss to the Charlotte Hornets, Zach LaVine led the Bulls with 26 points, going 9 for 15 from the field and 4 for 6 from 3-point range.

Bobby Portis scored 17 points, Antonio Blakeney finished with 15, and Justin Holiday scored 10.

Jabari Parker grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bulls, all of them on the defensive end. The Bulls got only four offensive rebounds all game.

– Wire reports

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