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White Sox place All-Star OF Avisail Garcia on DL, thumb strain

The Chicago White Sox announced Wednesday that outfielder Avisail GarcĂ­a will be placed on the disabled list because of a ligament strain in his right thumb.

The team did not announce a corresponding move.

Garcia was batting .303 with 13 home runs, 54 RBIs and 46 runs in 88 games this season and was selected for his first All-Star Game before getting hurt.