Carlos Rodon and Nate Jones will miss the rest of the season with arm injuries, leaving the rebuilding Chicago White Sox without two key pitchers.
Rodon is scheduled for Tommy John surgery to replace the ligament in his left elbow Wednesday in Los Angeles. The left-hander started on opening day and made six more appearances before he was placed on the injured list on May 2 with elbow inflammation.
Jones had surgery Monday to repair a flexor mass tear in his right forearm. The 33-year-old right-hander also has been hampered by injuries since he had a 2.29 ERA in 71 appearances in 2016.
More Yanks injured
No sooner do the injury-ravaged New York Yankees finally get a player back than two more go down.
On the same day New York activated center fielder Aaron Hicks for the first time this season, third baseman Miguel Andujar and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga were placed on the 10-day injured list.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had his minor league injury rehab assignment put on hold following a setback with his lingering left knee injury.
Pedroia was scratched from a game with Double-A Portland on Saturday, and his return from the rehab assignment was announced Monday.
Around the bases
The Oakland Athletics designated slugger Kendrys Morales for assignment and activated Mark Canha from the 10-day injured list. … Philadelphia Phillies reliever David Robertson was told by Dr. James Andrews not to throw for three weeks to allow the flexor strain in his right elbow time to heal. … The Royals are bringing up top prospect Nicky Lopez from Triple-A Omaha, and he could make his big league debut when Kansas City opens a series against Texas on Tuesday night.