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>>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.

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