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White Sox stable of 1st-rounders offers hope
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Of the Top 30 White Sox prospects per MLBPipeline.com, 10 were first-round picks. Six were acquired via trades made by general manager Rick Hahn, as he assembles a critical mass of talent pushing toward sustained future success.

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Davidson to travel, but not play, vs. Dodgers
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Matt Davidson will be making the trip to Los Angeles with the rest of the White Sox for two games against the best team in baseball starting Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. But as White Sox manager Rick Renteria indicated Saturday, Davidson will not be coming off the 10-day disabled list where he was placed […]

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White Sox, Gonzalez aim to cool off Dodgers
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Los Angeles has stormed out to the best record in baseball, leading the closest team by double-digits and putting together one of the greatest 50-game stretches in Major League history. The White Sox — with the worst record in the American League — will look to earn the first series victory against the Dodgers since […]

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Tigers call up reliever Ferrell, DFA Mujica
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It’s safe to say Jeff Ferrell won’t be upset with missing out on Triple-A Toledo’s series in Charlotte, N.C., his birthplace, this coming week. Instead, Ferrell rejoined the Tigers, who selected his contract ahead of Sunday’s matinee against the Twins at Comerica Park. Ferrell pitched a scoreless ninth inning with one strikeout in Detroit’s 6-4 […]

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Cycle again eludes Merrifield on career day
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Despite just missing out on hitting for the cycle for the second time this season, it’s been a terrific sophomore season for Whit Merrifield, now hitting .296 with 14 home runs and 56 RBIs to go with 19 steals, all primarily from the leadoff spot. His skill set is highly valued by the Royals.

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Early hole too deep for White Sox to climb from
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A quick offensive burst is all it took for the Royals to grab their second consecutive win Sunday and claim the series with the White Sox, 14-6, at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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White Sox deal reliever Clippard to Astros
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Tyler Clippard became the fifth White Sox reliever traded by general manager Rick Hahn since the All-Star break when the veteran right-hander was sent to the Astros Sunday night. The White Sox will receive a player to be named later or cash considerations in return.

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GM Levine says Twins active on waiver wire
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Since being sellers prior to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, sending closer Brandon Kintzler to the Nationals and lefty Jaime Garcia to the Yankees, the Twins have been playing well enough to find themselves back in postseason contention.

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Buxton's bat, early HRs lift Twins over Tigers
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The Twins avoided another tough defeat against the Tigers, bouncing back thanks to a go-ahead RBI single from Byron Buxton in the eighth inning in a 6-4 win on Sunday at Comerica Park.

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Fulmer set to return to face Rangers
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When Michael Fulmer went on the 10-day disabled list Aug. 3 with right elbow ulnar neuritis, he spoke confidently that his time away from the mound would be brief. Sure enough, he is set to return Monday, as the Tigers open a three-game series at Globe Life Park against the Rangers, who will send Martin […]

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Tigers send Rondon down to find consistency
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The impatience and frustration were palpable among the home fans at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon, as they loudly voiced their opinion of reliever Bruce Rondon.

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Tigers' comeback thwarted by Twins in finale
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The Twins avoided another tough defeat against the Tigers, bouncing back thanks to a go-ahead RBI single from Byron Buxton in the eighth inning in a 6-4 win on Sunday at Comerica Park.

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