Luis Robert

Luis Robert was authorized to intensify his baseball drills and his return is near

Good news for the Chicago White Sox heading into the second half of the season. Outfielder Luis Robert was authorized to step up his baseball activities , according to a report by MLB Network journalist Jon Morosi.

The next step in the Cuban player’s rehabilitation would be a minor league assignment, something that could happen sometime in July.

Robert suffered a hip injury after playing 25 games this season, hitting .316 and OBP of .359, with 1 home run and 8 RBIs.

The return of the outfielder will be an important boost for the White Sox who currently rank first in the AL Central, with a record of 45 wins and 32 losses.

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