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Delmonico leads way with two homers (1:00)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears announced the following players will be inactive for Saturday's preseason game at Arizona: Jonathan Anderson, Joshua Bellamy, Bryce Callahan, Jordan Howard, Jeremy Langford, Kyle Long, Danny Trevathan, Mitch Unrein and Markus Wheaton.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard suffered a minor corneal abrasion in Friday's walk-through practice and did not travel to Arizona for Saturday's preseason game.

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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 director 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.