White Sox put Garcia on disabled list with knee injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chicago White Sox put outfielder-designated hitter Avisail Garcia on the disabled list with a right knee sprain before Tuesday's game against the Kansas City Royals.

Garcia is hitting .240 with 11 doubles, nine home runs and 36 RBIs in 86 games.

The White Sox recalled outfielder Jason Coats, who is hitting .329 with a .390 on-base percentage in 65 games with Triple-A Charlotte. Coats went 2 for 22 with one double in 12 games in two previous stints this season with the White Sox.

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