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.
"I'm happy to continue driving for JTG Daugherty Racing," Buescher said. "We built our team from the ground up this season, and I'm really thankful to be able to continue that in the 2018 season and beyond. We have so many great partners on board, and I'm really looking forward to building upon that." Buescher's new team has made significant progress in the last month. Buescher, in the No. 37 Chevrolet Camaro, finished a season-high sixth in last week's race at Michigan International Speedway and has two top-10 finishes in his last four starts going into Saturday night's event at Bristol Motor Speedway. Buescher, 24, is 25th in the points standings. With only three spots remaining, Buescher needs
Ian Kinsler said Friday he was fined by Major League Baseball for harsh comments he made earlier this week about veteran umpire Angel Hernandez. The Detroit Tigers second baseman did not disclose the amount of the fine, but did note that he had no regrets for what he said. "I just speak the truth and whatever happens, happens," Kinsler said Friday, according to the Mlive.com. Kinsler was ejected by Hernandez for questioning balls and strikes Monday in a game against the Texas Rangers. A day later, Kinsler told reporters that Hernandez is a bad umpire who is "messing with baseball games, blatantly." "This has to do with changing the game. He's changing the game. He needs to find another job, he