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Today, the Chicago White Sox promoted center fielder Adam Engel from Triple-A Charlotte, where he was hitting .221/.312/.463. Engel takes a roster spot vacated by utility man Tyler Saladino, who is on the 10-day disabled list with “sciatic nerve related stuff.” Engel got a hit in the eighth inning of a 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers while making his major-league debut.

Manager Rick Renteria says Engel has “potentially the ability to hold his own at the plate,” according to Vinnie Duber of CSN Chicago.

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In other Pale Hose news, the team celebrated the signing of a teenager out of the Uncanny Valley.

Disclosure: The author of this piece has been provided Gordon Beckham’s used footwear by the Chicago White Sox, and has been sent a Hawk Harrelson alarm clock by a White Sox enthusiast. His opinions are his own.