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REPORT Tim Anderson to See Specialist Tu

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    December 4, 2022 7:23 AM EST

    Bob Nightengale of USA Today is reporting that Chicago White Sox All-Star shortstop Tim Anderson will see a hand specialist Tuesday which will likely determine his availability moving forward.Anderson hasn Joe Staley Jersey 't played since he sustained a hand injury in an August 6 lo s to the Rangers in Texas. He was placed on the Injured List following game one of an August 9 doubleheader, and has since had surgery to repair a sagittal band tear on the middle finger of his left hand, the team announced on Twitter.Tuesday's meeting will likely determine when or Anderson will play again this season.In his absence, newly acquired Jimmie Ward Jersey shortstop Elvis Andrus has excelled, and the .The White Sox signed Andrus August 18, after being designated for a signment by Arik Armstead Jersey the Oakland Athletics and clearing waivers.Entering play Sunday, Andrus is slashing .303/.340/.869 with five home runs and 20 RBI in 21 games as the White Sox everyday shortstop.Albeit a small sample size, Andrus has proved to be a significant defensive upgrade over Anderson in his short time with the club, with 2 Defensive Runs Saved. Anderson has once again rated as a below average fielder in 2022, with -7 Defensive Runs Saved at the most important defensive position, on a club that ranks third in Major League Kentavius Street Jersey Baseball in errors.The Sox will have an interesting decision to make if Anderson is able to return soon, in the thick of a playoff race. Anderson's bat will certainly be a welcome addition to the Sox lineup if he is to return, but he may not be playing shortstop full-time.Anderson is slashing . Tevin Coleman Jersey 301/.339/.734 with six home runs, 25 RBI and 13 stolen bases over 79 games in 2022.The White Sox enter Sunday 1.5 games back of the Cleveland Guardians for the division-lead in the American League Central.