CHICAGO Teams

Lineup: White Sox (75-81) vs. Rays (65-91)

  • 1. Adam Eaton, RF (L)
  • 2. Tim Anderson, SS (R)
  • 3. Melky Cabrera, LF (S)
  • 4. Jose Abreu, 1B (R)
  • 5. Justin Morneau, DH (L)
  • 6. Todd Frazier, 3B (R)
  • 7. Alex Avila, C (L)
  • 8. Carlos Sanchez, 2B (S)
  • 9. Leury Garcia, CF (S)
  • SP: Chris Sale, LHP

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jorge Soler had an MRI on his right side back in Chicago. It came back clean so he's day to day still. He missed a few days with the injury last week before playing over the weekend but was moving gingerly. He could rejoin the team in the coming days.

Lineup: Cubs (100-56) at Pirates (77-79)

  • 1. Dexter Fowler, CF (S)
  • 2. Chris Coghlan, RF (L)
  • 3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B (L)
  • 4. Ben Zobrist, LF (S)
  • 5. Miguel Montero, C (L)
  • 6. Tommy La Stella, 3B (L)
  • 7. Javier Baez, SS (R)
  • 8. Munenori Kawasaki, 2B (L)
  • 9. John Lackey, RHP
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Bryant doles out money for his 100th RBI (2:11)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant talk about following through by giving "all the money" in his wallet to Chris Coghlan after Coghlan scored the run which was Bryant's coveted 100th RBI.

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Galloway hopes other 'schools don't fire coaches in season' (2:11)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon continues to rotate his starters in and out of the lineup as Kris Bryant won't start one day after collecting his 100th RBI. Addison Russell is also off as Munenori Kawasaki, Tommy La Stella, Javier Baez, Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero are all starting against the Pirates on Tuesday.

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Which Cubs have mastered spin rate?

Spin rate is a relatively new factor of pitching being explored, but those who do it best are finding success. Aroldis Chapman is among pitchers with the highest spin rate on fastballs, while Kyle Hendricks is doing it with the curveball. Why spin rate matters (Insider)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg says Gibson, Mirotic and Portis each got some time with the starting group today.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg addresses the media after the Bulls' first practice of the year. Says Rondo has "best voice on the team," and has helped set the tone for everybody else.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

2.5 hours in and Fred Hoiberg's first official practice of the season is still rolling along.

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Week 4 Preview, Fantasy Play & Pick'em

Lions NFL Nation reporter Michael Rothstein and Bears NFL Nation reporter Jeff Dickerson and preview the Week 4 matchup, discuss their top potential fantasy play and make their game predictions.

Stats & Info

Hendricks close to making Cubs history

If Kyle Hendricks can keep his ERA below 2.00 this season, he'll be the first Cubs pitcher to lead the league with a sub-2.00 ERA since 1920. Jake Arrieta posted a 1.77 ERA last year but didn't lead the league.

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Chicago sinks further in rankings

Only the Browns rank lower than the Bears on our list, and the Bears are lucky to be that high. Their point differential is a league-worst minus-38. Power Rankings

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Terrelle Pryor tops Week 4 waiver-wire pickups (1:52)
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Joe Maddon finally reaches 100 wins

This is the first 100-win season of Maddon's managerial career after he reached the 90-win level six times previously. No other manager in major league history was a first-time 100-game winner after reaching the 90-win mark as often as Maddon, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.

Could Notre Dame miss a bowl game?

After a 1-3 start, Mark Schlabach did not include Notre Dame in his bowl projections. Brett McMurphy, on the other hand, sees the Irish facing an SEC foe in Jacksonville. Bowl projections

Been some time since Cubs won 100

The Cubs beat the Pirates 12-2 on Monday to pick up their 100th win of the season, the first time they've reached that total since 1935. That was the second-longest span between 100-win seasons in MLB history, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian Kelly on postgame remarks: "I don't know that I was that tough on the roster as much as I was tough on my coaches. I think when you tell your coaches that they're on a job interview for the rest of the season, that seems to be tough, moreso than saying there's a standard of play at a particular position. You guys can interpret it anyway that you want. I don't think I'm too tough on them. … It still falls on me, this team's not playing well. It's my fault. I have to find solutions to it. After a game when you're frustrated with the play, everybody is on notice, I made that pretty clear." Kelly adds that it all starts with him, the head coach.