New York White Sox left fielder Carlos Quentin had the soft cast removed from his broken right wrist Wednesday, an encouraging sign the MVP candidate could return for the postseason. Quentin, out since Sept. 2, had his surgically repaired wrist examined in Chicago while the team was in New York to play the Yankees. The club said the broken bones have lined up, but it's still not fully healed.
He will work on range-of-motion exercises Wednesday and Thursday and is expected to join the AL Central-leading White Sox on Friday in Kansas City. Quentin is batting .288 with 36 home runs and 100 RBIs.