Tekotte had the current White Sox-Royals series circled on his calendar after his callup. He hails from Columbia, Mo., just a two-hour drive down Interstate 70 from Kauffman Stadium. With the White Sox arriving on Monday's off-day, Tekotte had the opportunity to drive to Columbia and visit family and friends.
"We flew in and I got a rental car and headed home," Tekotte said. "Got to sleep in my own bed."
Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.