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Garcia returns, Sox option fellow outfielder Coats

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The White Sox activated right fielder Avisail Garcia from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday before their game against the Phillies at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago optioned outfielder Jason Coats to Triple-A Charlotte in a corresponding move.

Garcia has been out since Aug. 6 due to a sprained right knee. Before the injury, the 25-year-old was batting .240 with nine home runs and 36 RBIs in 86 games for the White Sox this season.

The White Sox activated right fielder Avisail Garcia from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday before their game against the Phillies at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago optioned outfielder Jason Coats to Triple-A Charlotte in a corresponding move.

Garcia has been out since Aug. 6 due to a sprained right knee. Before the injury, the 25-year-old was batting .240 with nine home runs and 36 RBIs in 86 games for the White Sox this season.

The 26-year-old Coats has hit .189 with a home run and three RBIs in 18 games over three stints with the big league club in 2016, his first Major League season. He has a slash line of .329/.390/.512 in 65 games with Charlotte this season.

David Adler is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @_dadler.

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