DETROIT -- Alexei Ramirez is out of the White Sox lineup on Thursday afternoon for only the second time this season.
The Cubs are rising to the top of the National League, as they enter play Tuesday with the third-best record in the National League and a season-high eight games over .500.
Hector Noesi was happy to be a member of the White Sox starting rotation earlier this season. He didn’t take his demotion to long man/spot starter nearly as well.
With the Cubs now a true contender and the Cardinals and Pirates still among the top teams in the league, the NL Central has suddenly become the best division in baseball...even with the Reds and
Last week saw baseball's first big trade of the summer, with Arizona unloading Mark Trumbo to Seattle as the Mariners try to inject some life into a lagging offense.