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White Sox Minor League Update: April 24, 2019

Daniel Palka: 0-for-5, 0 BB, 1 K (.167 BA, .515 OPS) Matt Skole: 2-for-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB, 0 K (.291 BA, 1.097 OPS) **MVP** Zack Collins: 1-for-4, 1 BB, 2 K (.231 BA, .973 OPS) Danny Mendick: 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 0 K (.221 BA, .743 OPS) Jo…

Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 24

Iowa Cubs The Iowa Cubs silenced the Nashville Sounds (Rangers), 6-4. It was a strong start for Matt Swarmer, who collected his second win of the year by allowing just one run on two hits over six innings. The one run scored on a Willie Calhoun home ru…

Verlander dominates Twins in Astros’ 7-1 win

Justin Verlander pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa , Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Verlander (4-0) retired the first 10 batters before …

Reds counting on hot Castillo against Braves

The Cincinnati Reds are hopeful that right-hander Luis Castillo can extend his streak of good pitching when they wrap up a three-game series against the visiting Atlanta Braves on Thursday at Great American Ball Park. Castillo (2-1, 1.47 ERA) will be …

Martinez, Rodriguez lead Red Sox to 11-4 win over Tigers

The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox hadn’t had a lopsided victory yet this season. Their win over Detroit on Wednesday night gave them a chance to relax. J.D. Martinez had three hits, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six strong innings and the Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by

Verlander stellar again as Astros drop Twins

Justin Verlander gave up four hits and a run over eight innings to pick up his fourth win, and Michael Brantley, Carlos Correa and Josh Reddick each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 victory over the visiting Minnesota Twins on Wednesday nigh…

Marte homers twice, D-Backs win 9th straight at Pittsburgh

There was no stopping Ketel Marte and the Diamondbacks — especially not in Pittsburgh. Marte homered from both sides of the plate, and Arizona won at PNC Park for the ninth straight time, beating the Pirates 11-2 on Wednesday night. Marte batted lefty while extending Arizona’s lead to 5-1 with a

Baez, Heyward power Cubs past Dodgers

Javier Baez and Jason Heyward each hit three-run home runs in a six-run sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 7-6 win over the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. Anthony Rizzo doubled and drove in a run for Chicago, which won …