Lance Lynn (knee) placed on injured list

August 31st, 2021

Prior to Tuesday's series opener vs. Pittsburgh, the Chicago White Sox placed All-Star right-handed pitcher on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to August 29) with right knee inflammation and recalled infielder Danny Mendick from Triple-A Charlotte.

Lynn, 34, is 10-4 with a 2.59 ERA (39 ER/135.2 IP) and 152 strikeouts over 24 starts this season, his first with the White Sox. He leads the American League in ERA, opponents average (.204) and slugging percentage (.338) and ranks among the leaders in opponents OPS (2nd, .605), WHIP (4th, 1.08), strikeouts per 9.0 IP (5th, 10.08) and wins (T7th).

Mendick, 27, is batting .217 (33-152) with five doubles, two home runs, 20 RBI and 13 runs scored in 66 games over five stints with the White Sox in 2021.