Chicago White Sox
Johnny Cueto threw eight stellar innings to become the first 15-game winner in the majors and Kris Negron had a career-high four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the ninth, as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Friday night.
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St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt was appointed chairman of a succession committee on Thursday to determine the process for replacing baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.
The Colorado Rockies have called up right-hander Nick Masset from Triple-A Colorado Springs and sent down infielder Ryan Wheeler.
D.J. LeMahieu’s two-run single broke a tie in a six-run eighth inning, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 10-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
The Colorado Rockies have activated left-hander Boone Logan from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Corey Dickerson to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Hard-hitting Jose Abreu, a recent Cuban defector, becomes the new White Sox first baseman.
The Colorado Rockies have acquired minor league infielder Drew Garcia in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.
Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura has not yet named a starting pitcher for opening day. Perhaps he should go ahead and end the suspense and hand Chris Sale the ball.
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.