The move is retroactive to Aug. 21. Quentin hurt himself the day before making a diving catch against the Texas Rangers.
Quentin is hitting .255 with 24 home runs and 77 RBIs in 117 games for the White Sox this season.
The White Sox recalled utilityman Dayan Viciedo from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday. He played in 38 games for Chicago last year, batting .308 with five home runs and 13 RBIs.