Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed opened the scoring on Wednesday night against the Dodgers, racing around the bases for an inside-the-park solo home run in the top of the first inning off of Alex Wood.
Ahmed is having his best offensive season thus far, entering Wednesday’s action batting .227/.298/.427. The homer was his sixth and he now has 18 RBI.
White Sox first baseman José Abreu underwent lower abdominal surgery on Tuesday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. It was an outpatient procedure that is expected to keep him away from baseball activity for two weeks.
Abreu, 31, was held out of Tuesday’s lineup, his first day off in more than two months. This season, Abreu has hit a productive .272/.331/.491 with 22 home runs and 78 RBI in 526 plate appearances.
The White Sox will likely play Matt Davidson at first base and put Daniel Palka at DH while Abreu is out.