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>>Bryant Sprains Right Ankle Running Bases

 

Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs hurt his right ankle while running the bases.

 

The 2015 NL Rookie of the Year was replaced in left field by Javier Baez to start the fifth inning Thursday against Milwaukee.

Chicago said Bryant rolled his ankle running the bases in the third. He singled and scored from first on Anthony Rizzo's double.

 

Bryant was hit by a pitch for a second time an inning later and stranded at second before exiting the game.

 

Bryant is hitting .289 with four home runs.

 

>>Cubs C Montero Goes on DL

 

Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is headed to the 15-day disabled list with lower back tightness.

 

Catcher Tim Federowicz was traveling from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday to take Montero's roster spot.

 

Montero was a late scratch from Tuesday's game against Milwaukee and hasn't played since Sunday. The move is retroactive to Monday and Cubs manager Joe Maddon expects Montero to turn within two weeks.

 

The Cubs decided on the veteran Federowicz over prospect Willson Contreras, who will remain at Iowa.

 

Maddon said David Ross would catch the next two days, with Federowicz likely starting Saturday against Atlanta.

 

>>White Sox Closer Robertson Goes on Bereavement List

 

Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson will miss at least three games after being placed on the bereavement list before Thursday's series opener at Baltimore Orioles.

 

Robertson leads the AL with eight saves. He has an 0.87 ERA with 13 strikeouts and a .152 (5-33) opponents' batting average.

 

Chicago recalled infielder Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Charlotte. Sanchez batted .224 with five homers, 31 RBI and 40 runs scored in 120 games with the White Sox last season. He was first among AL rookies with 23 doubles.

 

"They just told me they want me to play every day," said Sanchez, who batted .309 with three home runs and nine RBI in 20 games with Charlotte. "They don't want to keep me here just to be on the bench. They want me to play every day to keep developing my game."

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