Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - The Chicago White Sox placed third baseman
Conor Gillaspie on the paternity leave list prior to Wednesday's game with the
New York Mets.
Gillaspie, who has started 55 of Chicago's 74 games at third base this season,
is awaiting the birth of his first child and will miss anywhere from one to
The rookie is batting .246 with five home runs and 18 RBI over 65 total games
Chicago recalled third baseman Brent Morel from Triple-A Charlotte to fill the
available roster spot.
Morel, the White Sox' regular third baseman in 2011, was batting .280 with 19
doubles, five homers and 40 RBI with the Knights. The 26-year-old is a career
.230 hitter with 13 homers over 182 games in the majors.
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