The Chicago White Sox's Lucas Giolito will not pitch again in 2019. The White Sox announced on Monday that an MRI revealed the pitcher has a strained lat and will miss the remainder of the season. There are no "long-term concerns" with the injury, the team said in a release. Chicago are far from the playoff picture at 65-85 and sit in third in the American League Central. But Giolito has had a great season. The 25-year-old made his first All-Star team in 2019 and recorded a 14-9 record with a 3.41 ERA.
As the raindrops came slipping through the ceiling of his family's home in Palenque, a tiny village near San Cristobal in the Dominican Republic, Ivan Nova's unlikely journey to the big leagues was taking shape, even if he didn't know it.
Chicago White Sox (65-85, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (92-58, first in the AL Central) Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Ross Detwiler (2-5, 6.79 ERA) Twins: Martin Perez (10-7, 4.89 ERA) LINE: Twins -136; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota heads into the matchup fresh off a dominant performance by Jose Berrios. Berrios threw 7 1/3 innings, surrendering two runs on five hits with eight strikeouts against Chicago. The Twins are 41-23 against the rest of their division. Minnesota has a team on-base percentage of .336, good for fourth in the American League. Nelson Cruz leads the lineup with a mark of .372. The White Sox are 31-33 in division
Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Luis Arraez went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Jose Berrios allowed two runs over 7 1/3 innings en route to his 13th win as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday night in Minneapolis. Mitch Garver had two hits, including an RBI double, and Marwin Gonzalez scored twice for Minnesota (92-58) which increased its American League Central Division lead to five games over the idle Cleveland Indians (87-63) while reducing its magic number to eight.
White Sox shut down Giolito with lat strain Lucas Giolito's breakout season is over. The All-Star right-hander will miss the rest of the year with a mild lat strain. He was slated to pitch for the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Minnesota, but the team announced the injury after its 5-3 loss to the Twins in the series opener. "If we were in the playoff hunt at this point, I'd be arguing as much as I could to go out there and pitch and compete," Giolito said Monday. "I feel like with how I felt yesterday, I probably would have been able to get through it, but just understanding the situation it's probably for the best to shut it down." The 25-year-old Giolito went 14-9 with a 3.41 ERA in 29 starts
Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo suffered what appeared to be an awful injury during Sunday's game against the Pirates, twisting his ankle while attempting to field a bunt. An MRI revealed that he has a lateral sprain of his right ankle, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Rizzo will wear a walking boot for five to seven days before being reevaluated. Given that there are only two weeks left in the regular season, it seems doubtful Rizzo would be able to return to aid the Cubs' NL Wild Card chase. The club entered Monday leading the second Wild Card by a game over the Brewers. Rizzo, 30, is batting .289/.404/.516 with 26 home runs, 93 RBI, and 88 runs scored in 592 plate appearances
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Twins beat White Sox 5-3, open 5-game AL Central lead As the Minnesota Twins move closer to a postseason berth, José Berríos' confidence grows. Berríos pitched into the eighth inning to win his second straight start, Mitch Garver hit a go-ahead double and the Twins rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Monday night. "Confidence is real, and every single guy here needs it to succeed to be their best self and their best version of them on the field," Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said. "José certainly had it." Seeking their first AL Central title since 2010, the Twins opened a five-game lead over second-place Cleveland. At 92-58 with 12 games left, Minnesota is assured of its best record since
The best story of the White Sox season is coming to an early end. According to reporters covering the team in Minnesota, Lucas Giolito is done for the year after an MRI revealed a mild lat strain.
SEATTLE -- Kyle Lewis has walked into the major leagues and made things look easy. Seems to be rubbing off on the Seattle Mariners. Jose Ruiz walked Tom Murphy with the bases loaded in the ninth inning after Lewis sparked a five-run rally with his latest home run, and the Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 11-10 on Sunday for their second straight walk-off win. Lewis hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning to fuel a five-run rally that tied the game, his fourth homer in six big league games. The rookie continued the pressure in the ninth, singling to help load the bases and set up Murphy's free pass. "It's been cool, man, been cool," Lewis said of his first week. "Just trying to see how