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“It would be awesome and such a thrill,” Sale said of possibly starting for the AL.
Schwarber is moving along well in his rehab, now with a full range of motion in his knee.
The Home Run Derby will take place July 11 in San Diego.
For the first time in franchise history, the Cubs have put their top draft picks in four straight seasons in the big leagues together.
Bryant is tied for the MLB lead with 24 homers.
Chicago escaped disaster in the fifth inning when Kris Bryant suffered a leg contusion that could’ve been worse.
The team could really use its lead-off man back at the top of the order.
“We are playing better baseball overall,” David Robertson says. “It’s not like anybody has quit.”
“He was locating and getting ahead using his fastball,” White Sox manager Robin Ventura says.
The White Sox will be without left fielder Melky Cabrera for three to four games.
Chicago managed just five hits against the soft-tossing Kyle Gibson in a 4-0 loss to Minnesota.
At an even .500, the White Sox are looking to step on the gas pedal.
Sale won his MLB-leading 13th game Sunday as the White Sox topped the Blue Jays, 5-2.
“I am not going to compromise or dance for anything,” Ventura says.
Miguel Gonzales was hit for all eight runs in the first four innings he pitched. The veteran right-handed starter was left in the game to eat up some innings.
It’s expected that Abreu will just need one off day.
After his resilient team won three out of four against the best offensive team in baseball, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was doling out praise.
The Cubs are now 4-20 when scoring fewer than four runs in a game this season.
After a disappointing first two months, Heyward has had a much more consistent June for the Cubs.
The Cubs lost on consecutive days at Wrigley Field for the first time this season.