White Sox's Kopech leaves game after 13 pitches

by Daryn Albert - White Sox right-hander Michael Kopech exited Sunday's game against the Rangers with an injury after throwing just 13 pitches in the first inning.

White Sox's Kopech leaves game after 13 pitches

Chicago White Sox starter Michael Kopech exits game against Texas Rangers with injury 3:00 PM ET ESPN News Services Chicago White Sox right-hander Michael Kopech exited Sunday's game against the Texas Rangers with an injury after throwing just 13 pitches in the first inning. Kopech, who is 2-2 with a 1.94 ERA, was checked on by the training staff with a full count and two outs against Adolis Garcia . He threw a warm-up pitch before spiking the baseball in frustration and walking to the dugout to applause from the fans. The White Sox provided no immediate word on the injury. Editor's Picks Was Tony La Russa's intentional walk the worst in MLB history? A ranking 2d David Schoenfield 2 Related Reynaldo Lopez replaced Kopech and struck out Garcia. Lopez threw two scoreless innings as an opener Friday when the White Sox beat the Rangers 8-3. Left fielder AJ Pollock robbed Marcus Semien of an extra-base hit with a leaping grab for the first out. Kopech then got Corey Seager to ground out. Chicago has seven players on the injured list after placing left-handed reliever Aaron Bummer on the IL before Sunday's game. Bummer, whose move was retroactive to Thursday, has a 3.06 ERA in 20 appearances this season. The Associated Press contributed to this report.