White Sox LF Jason Coats leaves after collision in debut
DETROIT (AP) Chicago White Sox left fielder Jason Coats exited Saturday's game against Detroit after an outfield collision in his major league debut.
Coats had been called up from Triple-A Charlotte earlier in the day. He caught Miguel Cabrera's line drive into the left-centerfield gap an instant before running into center fielder J.B. Shuck.
Coats held onto the ball and was able to get up and make a throw, but then fell back to the ground. He was bleeding from the mouth and had concussion tests.
Avisail Garcia replaced him with the Tigers leading 4-2 in the bottom of the seventh.