New Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn is expected to be out of the lineup for at least five days after an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Adam Dunn Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy, Will Miss Up To Five Days

White Sox DH Adam Dunn will miss almost a week of action following an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday night.

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Adam Dunn Still Experiencing Discomfort, Wanted To Play Thursday

When word came out that Adam Dunn had undergone an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday night, the initial report was that he would be out at least five days while he recovered. Whoever came up with that estimate must not have asked Adam Dunn about his opinion on the matter. According to Mark Gonzales of Chicago Breaking Sports, Dunn had hoped to play on Thursday before he he decided the residual pain from his appendectomy was too strong.

“About like yesterday,'' Dunn said of the level of discomfort. "I thought I’d feel a lot better than I am, but I'm not. It’s very disappointing, actually". . .

"I can function,'' Dunn said. "I didn’t get my leg chopped off. I can function, it’s just sore and kind of tough to move around. I definitely wasn’t going to stay at home, that’s for sure."

I wouldn't expect Dunn to return before the estimated date because an appendectomy will really affect his mid-section, and the twisting of a swing would probably aggravate that. But Dunn seems intent on getting back into the lineup, and we'll let you know when he does.

We'll have more information on Dunn's status as it becomes available in this stream. For more on the White Sox, check out South Side Sox.

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Adam Dunn Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy, Will Miss Up to Five Days

Adam Dunn underwent an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday night and will miss up to five days of action, according to Peggy Kusinski of NBC Chicago.

White Sox DH Adam Dunn went 0-4 in the team's extra inning 7-6 loss to the Royals on Tuesday. But he felt even worse after the game. Dunn had Sox head trainer Herm Schneider drive him to a Kansas City emergency room after the game and ended up having an emergency appendectomy.

Dunn is hitting .286 in four games this year with a .474 on base percentage; which is even more impressive after the 0-4 showing yesterday. He signed with the White Sox this year after two incredibly productive seasons in Washington. According to Doug Padilla of ESPN, the injury isn't bad enough to force Adam Dunn to head back to Chicago early.
After having the laparoscopic procedure, Dunn will stay with the team and travel back to Chicago on the team charter Wednesday night. The White Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays in their home opener on Thursday afternoon.

We'll have more information on Dunn's status as it becomes available in this stream. For more on the White Sox, check out South Side Sox.

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