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A.J. Pierzynski Injury: White Sox Catcher Out Tuesday With Strained Oblique

Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski will miss Tuesday's game against the Twins because of a right oblique strain. Pierzynski is considered day-to-day, according to the team.

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Pierzynski, who is in the midst of the most productive season in his career, is hitting .287/.339/.509 with 11 doubles, 16 home runs and 50 RBI. In 15 major league seasons, the durable Pierzynski has been placed on the disabled list just once (Aug. 2011).

Tyler Flowers will start at catcher and bat eighth on Tuesday night.

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