After leaving Thursday's game with soreness, the White Sox are taking a cautious approach with pitching prospect Reynaldo Lopez. The White Sox announced on Saturday they have placed Lopez on the 10-day disabled list with a strained back and purchased the contract of pitcher Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Charlotte. White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper noticed Lopez losing both his velocity and command in the fourth inning of his start against the Texas Rangers on Thursday night which prompted a mound visit from manager Rick Renteria and head athletic trainer Herm Schneider. After initially walking back toward the dugout, White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu signaled for Renteria and Schneider to return.
SAN FRANCISCO — Apparently, Matt Moore received the memo. Although the Giants entered Friday’s action 22 games out of a National League playoff spot, manager Bruce Bochy insists the team isn’t giving up on the season, playing for pride, their devoted fans and positive momentum heading into the 2018 season. Moore (4-12) started setting the stage for a bounce back campaign at AT&T Park Friday night, putting together arguably his best start of the season, surrendering just two hits in 7 1/3 innings of work in a 10-2 Giants win over the Philadelphia Phillies. “That’s our goal, to finish strong,” Bochy said. “Whether it’s an individual player, like Matt (Moore), or us as a club, we just want to play
Saturday brings a full 15-game slate of MLB action as the postseason races really begin to heat up. The 2017 regular season ends in six weeks and one day. Should be fun. Here is everything you need to know about the day in baseball. Saturday's scores Chicago Cubs 4, Toronto Blue Jays 3 (box score) Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Cardinals 4 (box score) Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Detroit Tigers 0 (box score) Seattle Mariners at Tampa Bay Rays (GameTracker) Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles (GameTracker) Arizona Diamondbacks at Minnesota Twins (GameTracker) Miami Marlins at New York Mets (GameTracker) Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros (GameTracker) Cincinnati Reds at Atlanta Braves (GameTracker) New