MLB on Yahoo Sports:

White Sox's Beckham has hand surgery

The SportsXchange

Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham had surgery Tuesday to remove the hamate bone from his left hand.

The team said the procedure went "splendidly," and Beckham is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.

Jeff Keppinger is expected to play second base while Conor Gillaspie earns the majority of starts at third.

Beckham began the season hitting .316 in his first 19 at-bats, with no extra-base hits.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $750K Baller 11130/85227 $10 $750000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $5 Single Entry 50/50 [Top 1,000 Win] 1414/2000 $5 $9000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $100K Tournament [$10K to 1st] 788/4545 $25 $100000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (2)