CHICAGO Teams

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Baez secures the Cubs' lead with two-run dinger (0:27)
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Rizzo knocks in two runs (0:24)

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Lucas Giolito had four quality starts, a 1.71 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 8.7 percent walk and 22.0 percent strikeout rate in his past four starts for Triple-A Charlotte. It's not the easiest remaining schedule for White Sox pitchers -- lots of Indians, Royals, Tigers and some Astros -- but this is still a front-of-rotation prospect worth adding in 12-plus-team mixed leagues.

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BBTN: Can The Cubs withstand Another Injury?

Before conversations with Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and Royals Dir. of Pro Scouting Gene Watson, Pedro Gomez chats with Bob Nightengale about the Cubs facing another injury, the NL Wild Card race, the phenomenal job done by Mike Scioscia this season and more.

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Lester's injury threatening Cubs' World Series run? (0:48)
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Pair of Braves highlight Thursday's longest HRs

Ian Happ may have hit a 443-foot home run, but the rookie was overshadowed by Freddie Freeman and Ender Inciarte, who each hit home runs more than 430 feet in the Braves' 10-4 win against the Rockies.

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Mazara crushes homer in Rangers' win (0:22)
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Lopez exits with injury

White Sox RHP Reynaldo Lopez left Thursday's start vs. the Rangers with soreness on his right side. The 23-year-old allowed six runs (five earned) on five hits, walked four and struck out six prior to departing in the fifth inning. Lopez now owns a 6.10 ERA in two starts since Chicago called him up from Triple-A earlier this month.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears have been playing Hroniss Grasu at center and Cody Whitehair at left guard with Kyle Long nursing his ankle injury, according to coach John Fox.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Thursday's injury report: Markus Wheaton, Prince Amukamara, Akiem Hicks and Kyle Long were among the players to miss practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Overheard on Thursday: "I think I've answered that, like, 20 times. But, yes." -- Bears coach John Fox on whether the quarterback order will be Mike Glennon-Mark Sanchez-Mitchell Trubisky on Saturday night in Arizona.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Huge cheers for Bears rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky (middle) during individual drills

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is back with team but not practicing after missing Wednesday's workout to have his right ankle re-examined.