>>White Sox Host A's
(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago White Sox open up a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics this evening at The Cell. Gavin Floyd is expected to toe the rubber against Brandon McCarthy in the opener. The Southsiders dropped two-of-three to Kansas City in their last series to fall to 60-and-50 on the season.
>>Cubs Promote Soler To Peoria
(Undated) -- The Chicago Cubs have promoted outfield prospect Jorge Soler to Class-A Peoria. The 20-year-old Soler was signed a couple months ago after successfully defecting from Cuba. He was hitting .241 with two homers and 10 RBI in 14 games at the rookie level of the Arizona League.
>>'Stros Acquire Tyler Greene From Cards
(Houston, TX) -- The Houston Astros have acquired infielder Tyler Greene from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Greene, a 2005 first-round pick, has spent his entire four-year career with the Cardinals. In 77 games this season, the 28-year-old hit .218 with four home runs and 19 RBI.