The Chicago White Sox (26-22) hope to have their starting third baseman, Brent Morel back with the team and healthy. According to Chicago Sun-Times writer Daryl Van Schouwen, the 25-year-old is nearing the next stage of his rehabilitation from his nagging back injury:
Morel, 'feeling better than I have all year,' taking bp for first time since DL'd. Off to Charlotte tues for rehab.— Daryl Van Schouwen (@CST_soxvan) May 28, 2012
And Mark Gonzalez of the Chicago Tribune passed on this photo of Morel taking grounders at Tropicana Field ahead of the team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays:
Morel's workout: twitter.com/MDGonzales/sta…— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) May 28, 2012
Morel was hitting only .177/.225/.195 through the early part of the season while playing through his back pain.