Tim Anderson plays shortstop for the Chicago White Sox, he suffered the injury on a check swing during his ninth-inning at-bat Saturday at Globe Life Field. There were a lot of wild rumors indicating the serious outcome as the weekend came close. The update has been announced and Tim Anderson is out for 4-6 weeks. He immediately flew to Chicago on Sunday night to get the injury examined and an exam revealed the tear.
Tim Anderson was placed on the 10-day injured list with a sagittal band tear of the left middle finger. The sagittal band is part of the extending mechanism of a finger. The injury is causing a “dislocation of the exterior tendon,” according to a release by the team.
Things were anyway not going well for the Chicago White Sox, they had to reinstate right-hander Reynaldo López from the 15-day IL. “Huge blow,” said right-hander Lance Lynn, who allowed four runs over six frames in a 4-2 loss in Game 1.”He’s one of our All-Stars and one of our leaders.”
Not the best season for injury piled team Chicago White Sox and their All-Star Tim Anderson
After Tim Anderson’s injury list update, The Chicago White Sox issued a statement notifying the season they have had, “This team has accumulated a total of 53 injuries and 31 IR placements over the past fiscal year, averaging one injury every three games and one move to IR about every five games.”
“We’ve injured four right hands, three upper arms, two shoulders, and an index finger. We’ve strained four right hamstrings, three left hamstrings, three groins, two abdominal muscles, and a latissimus dorsi.”
They continued, “We’ve torn an ACL, a UCL, and two knee tendons. In total, the 2022 White Sox have had injo-es in every single region of the human body over the past 365 days, with the sole exception of a left hand/wrist.”
Tim Anderson and Chicago White Sox found themselves just two games out of first place when this news came out. It is up to them to come together and get this done while their leader is recovering. Tim Anderson is slashing .301/.339/.395 this season, with 6 home runs and 25 RBI.