White Sox' Nick Madrigal To Miss Rest of Season After Hamstring Surgery


In only a few short months in the big leagues, he'd already proven himself as a key member of the AL Central-leading Chicago White Sox. Now second baseman Nick Madrigal will miss the rest of the 2021 season following hamstring surgery.

Madrigal suffered a proximal tear of his right hamstring last week, after pulling up lame while legging out a hit down the first baseline. He was batting .305 this season, following an outstanding major league debut in 2020 in which he hit .340.  

He's now the third key member of the White Sox to go down with a serious injury this season. Power bat Eloy Jimenez suffered a pectoral strain in spring training, which will keep him out until August. Exciting young outfielder Luis Robert is also questionable to return this season after suffering a hip flexor strain in May. 

Madrigal is expected to make a full recovery, and return for the 2022 season, though he might have to wait a bit longer to reach the 3,000 hit club

In the meantime, White Sox fans are calling on the team to get some reinforcements. 

Should make for an interesting trade deadline for the White Sox. 

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