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Sport: White Sox activate slugger Eloy Jimenez from IL

Deep Dive: Free Agent Third Basemen

  Deep Dive: Free Agent Third Basemen Kris Bryant and Eduardo Escobar highlight this group of players available at the hot corner.With Yoán Moncada likely to stay with the White Sox through at least 2025, the club likely won’t be looking at this list of free agent third basemen with the idea of a full-time starter.

The first-place Chicago White Sox were able to add a bat to the lineup before Friday's trade deadline and didn't have to give up anything in the process.

a baseball player holding a racket: It's believed Eloy Jimenez will get most of his at-bats as Chicago's DH with rookie Andrew Vaughn patrolling left field. © Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports It's believed Eloy Jimenez will get most of his at-bats as Chicago's DH with rookie Andrew Vaughn patrolling left field.

According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN, the White Sox activated left fielder and designated hitter Eloy Jimenez off the injured list ahead of Monday's matchup against the Kansas City Royals. Jimenez suffered a ruptured left pectoral tendon while attempting to catch a ball during a March spring training game and has been sidelined since.

Dodgers appear focused on trying to bring back Corey Seager

  Dodgers appear focused on trying to bring back Corey Seager There is plenty of interest in the list of big-name free agent shortstops, but what about one of the teams at risk of losing one of those players? © Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Dodgers may have an opening at shortstop, as Corey Seager is among the highly-touted free agents on the market. The Dodgers are trying to bring back Seager, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, but are not showing interest in any other shortstops. Dodgers are trying to bring back Corey Seager but don’t appear seriously interested in the other big free agent shortstops.

In a corresponding roster move, Chicago optioned infielder Jake Burger to Triple-A Charlotte.

It's believed Jimenez will get most of his at-bats as Chicago's DH with rookie Andrew Vaughn patrolling left field. Over his first 177 career regular-season games, Jimenez crushed 45 home runs with 120 RBI, a .276 average and a .848 OPS.

The White Sox enter Monday evening with a commanding nine-game lead over the second-place Indians in the American League Central standings, and it's rumored Cleveland could be a seller rather than a buyer this week.

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Report: Marcus Stroman drawing interest from Red Sox, Giants, Cubs, Angels, Mets

  Report: Marcus Stroman drawing interest from Red Sox, Giants, Cubs, Angels, Mets The Red Sox, Giants, Cubs, Angels and incumbent Mets are among the clubs with interest in Stroman. The Angels were already reported to be suitors, but the other four teams represent newly known entrants into his market. No one in that group is particularly surprising, as each of that quintet has been known to be seeking starting pitching. The Giants, Cubs and Angels have all made one or more notable rotation pickups already, but each reportedly remained in the bidding for Steven Matz even after landing other starters.

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Manchester City vs Wolves final score: Sterling the hero amid VAR, red card drama .
A dramatic clash at the Etihad Stadium, as Raheem Sterling was the hero to keep Man City top of the Premier League table. [ MORE: How to watch Premier League in USA ] Raul Jimenez was shown two quick-fire yellow cards to be sent off in first half stoppage time, as Man City finally broke the deadlock through a dubious penalty kick for handball which VAR somehow allowed. Raheem Sterling slotted home the winner from the spot, as he scored his 100th Premier League goal. The win extends City’s lead atop the Premier League table as they have 38 points and have won six on the trot. Wolves remain on 21 points.

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