Luis Robert Jr. is in Friday's White Sox lineup for their game against the Atlanta Braves, despite concern about his status from the All-Star game.
On Tuesday, the White Sox announced Robert Jr. would not play in the MLB All-Star game after experiencing calf tightness from the Home Run Derby the day prior.
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Robert told the Chicago Sun-Times he wasn't worried about the injury on Tuesday.
"I feel good today. It isn’t anything serious," Robert texted to the Chicago Sun-Times.
"It is disappointing, but the most important thing for me is to be healthy and ready for Friday when we start the second half. I am sure I’ll be 100% by Friday."
Despite concern about the Home Run Derby injury affecting his start to the second season, it's now laid to rest.
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Hopefully, the center fielder can continue his hot streak at the plate. He is tied with Pete Alonso for the league's third-most home runs to this point (26). He also has the fifth-highest slugging percentage to this point (.569).