By Bruce Levine–
GLENDALE, Ariz. (CBS) — The injury bug hit White Sox camp on Saturday. First baseman/designated hitter Adam LaRoche was removed from his second Cactus League game with back spasms. LaRoche hit his first home run of the spring Thursday. On Saturday, he had two at-bats before removing himself from the lineup.READ MORE: South Side Football Team Heads To National Championship With Help From Donations
LaRoche was evaluated by the White Sox medical staff and sent home Sunday to rest.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Abel Osundairo, One Of Two Brothers Who Said He Was Paid To Help Stage Attack, Says Smollett 'Wanted Me To Fake Beat Him Up'
“There was no MRI or nerve damage,” White Sox team official Ray Garcia said. “He is day-to-day and will be re-evaluated on Monday.”
LaRoche had the worst season of his career in 2015, hitting .207 with 12 home runs and 44 RBIs. He signed a two-year $25-million contract with Chicago in November 2014.MORE NEWS: Former Chicago Park District Supervisor Mauricio Ramirez Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Another 16-Year-Old Lifeguard
Bruce Levine covers the Cubs and White Sox for 670 The Score and CBSChicago.com. Follow him on Twitter @MLBBruceLevine.