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Cubs recall Volstad, option Coleman

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Cubs recall Volstad, option Coleman

The Cubs officially recalled right-hander Chris Volstad from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday and optioned Casey Coleman to Iowa.

Volstad, who started the season in the Cubs rotation, will be on the mound tonight for the Cubs in Atlanta.

Volstad went 0-6 with a 7.46 ERA with the Cubs before being optioned to Iowa on May 18. With Iowa, he went 2-3 with a 4.44 ERA in eight starts.

Coleman is 0-1 with a 7.32 ERA in 16 relief outings with the Cubs and is 2-3 with a 3.48 ERA in seven appearances with Iowa.

CSN's coverage of tonight's game starts at 6:00 p.m.

White Sox Talk Podcast: What it would take for the White Sox to sign Manny Machado

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White Sox Talk Podcast: What it would take for the White Sox to sign Manny Machado

It might be a long shot for the White Sox to sign free agent Manny Machado, but here on the White Sox Talk Podcast, we like dark horses. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss what it would take to bring Machado to the South Side. Plus, is he "the" guy the White Sox are targeting this offseason? Will the Rockies listen to trade offers for Nolan Arenado a year before he reaches free agency? Plus, Chuck talks about a cost-controlled, All-Star on a rebuilding team that could be an answer at third base.

Listen to the full podcast here or via the embedded player below:

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Podcast: In light of recent hitting coach turmoil, who’s to blame for Cubs offensive struggles?

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Listen to the entire podcast here, or in the embedded player below: