April 23, 2024

Chicago White Sox place Max Stassi on 10-day injured list

The Chicago White Sox on Monday positioned catcher Max Stassi, who missed all of final season, on the 10-day injured list due to left hip irritation.

Stassi, 33, had not performed in a spring coaching recreation since March 20. Korey Lee was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte to fill his spot on the Opening Day roster.

Stassi suffered a hip pressure throughout spring coaching in 2023 and ultimately landed on the 60-day injured list. In September he introduced he wouldn’t return this season whereas attending to a medical problem in his household.

“Well, remember, (Stassi) didn’t play last year,” White Sox supervisor Pedro Grifol stated Sunday. “Any time you push him … I played him a couple days in a row and he was a little sore. But he’s working through it. He’s getting his work done.”

In 403 profession video games over 10 seasons with the Houston Astros (2013-19) and Los Angeles Angels (2020-22), Stassi has batted .212 with 41 residence runs, 42 doubles and 128 RBIs.

Stassi was traded with infielder David Fletcher from the Angels to the Atlanta Braves on Dec. 8, 2023, for first baseman Evan White and minor-league left-hander Tyler Thomas.

The Braves traded him the subsequent day with money to the White Sox for a minor league participant to be named later.