White Sox AFL update: Rienzo continues to succeed

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White Sox AFL update: Rienzo continues to succeed

White Sox farmhand Andre Rienzo continues to shine in Arizona Fall League play.

The right-hander, 23, hasnt been scored upon in two appearances for the Salt River Rafters. Rienzo struck out five and allowed only two hits in four scoreless innings on Thursday and has now whiffed 10 hitters in seven AFL innings.

Another righty, reliever Salvador Sanchez, hasnt been scored upon in four innings for Salt River. Sanchez, 27, had a 4.24 ERA in 16 appearances at Double-A Birmingham this season.

Birmingham first baseman Andy Wilkins, 24, continues to perform at the plate with a .375 average in 24 at-bats and five RBIs.

Infielder Carlos Sanchez, 20, has only two hits in his last 19 at-bats but has a .333 on-base percentage and has stolen four of five bases.

Top prospect Trayce Thompson, 21, is only 2-for-19 but has walked six times in six games.

Wake-up Call: Cubs breathe sigh of relief; Chapman cuts it close against White Sox

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Here are some of Monday's top stories in Chicago sports:

Cubs show why they are defending champs while Nationals still have something to prove

How Ozzie Guillen's harsh honesty resonated with Avisail Garcia

Panarin’s rep: 'He’ll forever cherish his time in Chicago'

Ways to watch, stream Bulls introductory press conference for Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen

Last-place White Sox ready to trade, but only if the right offer arises

Kyle Schwarber has rocky start to Triple-A stint

How to watch, stream White Sox vs. Yankees

Jordan Howard wants to lead Bears... and lead the league

If Nationals are playoff preview, what should Cubs do at trade deadline?

Burger Bash: White Sox first-round pick puts on show in BP

Riding the Metra with five-time major champion Phil Mickelson

Riding the Metra with five-time major champion Phil Mickelson

Five time major champion, Phil Mickelson, was in Chicago on Monday to promote the KPMG Women's PGA championship.

Mickelson took a 45-minute CTA train ride from Millennium Station to Olympia Fields CC, demonstrating how hassle free it is to get to the event.

While on the train, CSN's Pat Boyle interviewed Mickelson. They discussed Phil skipping the US Open, Tiger's dash cam video and how difficult the decision was for Mickelson to part with his longtime caddy, Jim "Bones" Mackay.

Lefty also talked about the revolving door of first time winners at the last 7 majors and what is left on his golf "to do" list.