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White Sox call up top prospect Giolito

The Chicago White Sox recalled RHP Lucas Giolito from Triple-A Charlotte prior to Tuesday's game vs. the Twins. Giolito, acquired in the Adam Eaton trade, is 6-10 with a 4.48 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 134 strikeouts over 128 2/3 innings in 24 starts for Charlotte this season. In addition, the White Sox returned RHP Carson Fulmer to Triple-A and optioned RHP Brad Goldberg to Charlotte after Monday's doubleheader against Minnesota.

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Monday's longest home runs

Three of the nine homers hit between both ends of the White Sox and Twins' doubleheader crack the list behind Hanley Ramirez's line-drive blast off Indians starter Mike Clevinger. Jose Osuna's 413-footer was his first career home run off a lefty.

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Fulmer set for 2017 White Sox debut

Carson Fulmer, the No. 8 pick in the 2015 MLB draft, has been added to the White Sox's roster as the 26th man for Monday's doubleheader against the Twins and will start Game 2. Fulmer has a 5.61 ERA in 24 starts for Triple-A Charlotte this season. The 23-year-old posted an 8.49 ERA in eight games as a reliever for Chicago last year.


Jed Hoyer Cubs VP GM

David Kaplan and Jordan Cornette talk with Cubs VP GM Jed Hoyer about Javy Baez's recent play, Kyle Schwarber, an update on Jon Lester and the solar eclipse.

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Consistent Davis ties Cubs record

With Saturday's outing, Wade Davis has successfully converted all of his save attempts since joining the Cubs this year, and his 26 straight saves without a blown attempt tied a Cubs record set by Ryan Dempster over the 2005-06 seasons. (Elias Sports Bureau)


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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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.