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Sox, Cubs Win; Rasmus On Move To ChiSox?

>>White Sox Double Up Detroit

(Chicago, IL)  --  Chicago fell into an early two-run hole, but climbed out on the way to a 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Monday at The Cell.  A.J. Pierzynski drilled a solo homer and Paul Konerko added one of his own to go with a pair of RBI as the White Sox won their third straight.  Mark Buehrle put in six frames of work and gave up just two unearned runs for the victory.  Miguel Cabrera bashed a solo homer in the seventh in Detroit's failed comeback attempt.  Duane Below surrendered four runs in four-and-two-thirds innings as the Tigers lost their second game in three contests.  Jake Peavy will toe the rubber opposite Justin Verlander in tonight's second installment.

>>Cards Double Down On Astros

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Yadier Molina finished 3-for-4 with three runs and two RBI, including a solo shot, as the Cardinals dropped the Astros, 10-5.  Colby Rasmus added a two-run homer and totalled three RBI for St. Louis, which has won four-of-five overall.  Kyle McClellan earned the win, going seven innings of one-run ball.  Mitchell Boggs notched his fourth save of the season.  Carlos Lee blasted a grand slam in the eighth for Houston, which has lost four consecutive contests.  The second of the four-game series is tonight with Jake Westbrook opposing Brett Myers.

San Diego Padres 5, Philadelphia Phillies 4
New York Mets 4, Cincinnati Reds 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Atlanta Braves 1
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Colorado Rockies 5

Cleveland Indians 3, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2
New York Yankees 10, Seattle Mariners 3
Kansas City Royals 3, Boston Red Sox 1 (14 inn)
Texas Rangers 20, Minnesota Twins 6 
Oakland Athletics 7, Tampa Bay Rays 5

>>Cards Dealing Rasmus To White Sox?

(St. Louis, MO)  --  With baseball's non-waiver trade deadline approaching, Colby Rasmus could be seeing his final days in a Cardinals uniform.  The "Post-Dispatch" cites sources as saying the Redbirds are in talks with the White Sox about a possible trade.  St. Louis could net starter Edwin Jackson or reliever Matt Thornton in return.  Rasmus is batting .245 with 11 home runs and 40 RBI.

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