Sox put Teahen on DL, recall Lillibridge from Charlotte
CHICAGO - Prior to tonight's game vs. the Texas Rangers, the Chicago White Sox placed third baseman Mark Teahen on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 31) with a fractured right middle finger and recalled infielder Brent Lillibridge from Class AAA Charlotte.
Teahen, 28, suffered the injury fielding a ground ball in the third inning on Sunday at Tampa Bay. He is batting .255 (35-137) with three home runs and 14 RBI in 45 games this season, his first with the Sox. Teahen has hit safely in 11 of his last 12 games, going 14-38 (.368) with three doubles, a homer and seven RBI in that span.
Lillibridge, 26, is hitting .270 (50-185) with four home runs, 16 RBI and 19 stolen bases in 48 games with Charlotte in 2010. He ranks second in the International League in steals.
Lillibridge appeared in 46 games with the White Sox in 2009, hitting .158 (15-95) with no home runs, three RBI and six stolen bases. He played in 23 games at second base, 12 in center field, seven at shortstop and one at third.