White Sox activate OF Garcia off DL; OF Coats sent down

BY foxsports • August 23, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) The White Sox have activated outfielder Avisail Garcia off the 15-day disabled list.

Chicago made room on the 25-man roster Tuesday by optioning outfielder Jason Coats to Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia had been sidelined since Aug. 7 with a sprained right knee and is coming off a three-game rehab assignment at Charlotte. He's hitting .240 with nine homers and 36 RBIs in 86 games with the White Sox.

Coats is hitting .189 in three stints with the White Sox this season.