Sanchez was called up to take Matt Davidson's spot on the roster, after the latter broke his right foot in Thursday's game. Sanchez has posted a .225/.266/.315 slash line across 553 plate appearances in the bigs since 2014.
Davidson was called up earlier this week, but broke a bone in his right foot Thursday afternoon in his first big-league game in three years. Carlos Sanchez has been recalled to take his place on the White Sox' roster.
Unfortunately for those who played Encarnacion in fantasy lineups today, the All-Star slugger was ejected for arguing balls and strikes in the bottom of the first inning. Manager John Gibbons was also tossed.
Beal has spent his entire four-year career in the nation's capital to this point, and it appears he will be there for quite a bit longer with this development. The oft-injured guard was limited to 55 games (35 starts) in 2015-16, but when healthy, he averaged 17.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.9 treys (38.7 percent).
This was an expected transaction, as Byung-Ho Park was optioned to Triple-A earlier on Friday. Sano missed the entire month of June due to a hamstring injury, but expect him to be back in the Twins' lineup Friday night against Rangers' lefty Martin Perez.