Chicago White Sox supervisor Tony La Russa has been cleared by docs to journey from his residence in Phoenix to Oakland for Sunday’s jersey retirement ceremony for former Athletics pitcher Dave Stewart, the crew stated in a press release Saturday morning.
La Russa, 77, has been lacking from the Sox dugout since Aug. 30 due to heart-related points and nonetheless is not cleared to handle, however he’ll attend the ceremony and fly again to Chicago with the crew following their sequence in Oakland.
Stewart and La Russa are good associates going again to the late ’80s when La Russa was his supervisor.
The White Sox are 9-3 in La Russa’s absence with bench coach Miguel Cairo on the helm whereas the Corridor of Fame supervisor has been out. The crew didn’t point out a timetable for La Russa’s return to managing, however indicators level to him resuming his duties within the close to future.
The White Sox (72-68) completed play Saturday 1½ video games behind the Cleveland Guardians for first place within the AL Central.
“Simply figuring out he is wholesome is wonderful. It is at all times scary when well being points occur, and simply glad to have him again,” stated Andrew Vaughn, who obtained 4 hits as Chicago beat the A’s 10-2 on Saturday.
The Related Press contributed to this report.