The Chicago White Sox said Sunday that Jake Peavy will meet the team in Minnesota to have his pitching elbow examined. Peavy lasted just 3 1/3 innings in his last start before experiencing soreness in his elbow.
The White Sox are two games under .500, yet, are just 5.0 games behind the division leading Tigers. A lot of things would have to go to the White Sox way, but it is not out of the realm of possibility considering they play six more games against the Twins and three more Tigers.
The White Sox would be smart to shut down Jake Peavy for the remainder of the season. Alex Rios has not been the player the White Sox had hoped, hitting just .192 in 14 games since joining the Sox. It is hard to see the White Sox, with Rios playing the way he is, to not only make the playoffs but make it to the World Series.
Rios is a career .283 hitter, and you can expect to see him bounce back when he has a full season in Chicago.