Chicago White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd has a tear in his flexor muscle near his right elbow, which has caused an unstable ulnar collateral ligament, a team spokesman said Friday.
With pending five-game suspension for Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija, the White Sox could turn to Rodon or possibly the minors for a spot start.
ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian discusses the suspensions handed down for Thursday's brawl between the Royals and White Sox, including a seven-game ban for Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura.
Six players were suspended and a seventh was fined for their roles in Thursday's Royals-White Sox brawl.
The White Sox and Royals will resume Friday's suspended game on Sunday, with no date announced for making up Saturday's game.
Jose Abreu gave the Chicago White Sox an injury scare Friday after landing awkwardly following a rundown.
Royals-White Sox suspended by rain after 8 innings
Friday's game between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox was suspended in the eighth inning with the score tied 2-2.
Doug Padilla discusses White Sox pitcher Chris Sale approaching the Royals clubhouse after he was ejected from the game in the seventh inning.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija expressed regret for playing a prominent role in Thursday's brawl with the Kansas City Royals.
White Sox starter Chris Sale, after being ejected for his role in the White Sox-Royals brawl Thursday, approached the Kansas City clubhouse after the game.
Can the Royals afford trouble every time their top starter takes the mound?
While the Royals showed a willingness to defend their AL crown, the White Sox showed some fight in what has otherwise been a disappointing start.
Royals beat White Sox 3-2 in 13 innings after brawl
Rapid reaction from the Kansas City Royals' 3-2, 13-inning victory over the Chicago White Sox in a game that saw a bench-clearing brawl.
The formerly Cinderella Kansas City Royals are quickly becoming the most despised team in baseball after getting in another fracas.