Paul Konerko activated from DL

Updated: July 23, 2013, 11:09 AM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox activated captain Paul Konerko from the 15-day disabled list Monday.

Konerko had been out since July 3 with a lower back strain. He spent three days at Double-A Birmingham on a minor league rehab assignment, collecting three hits in Saturday's game.

Konerko's season has been below his standards; he has a .249 batting average, seven home runs and 30 RBIs in 67 games. He had been coming on before his back pain began, hitting safely in seven of ...

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