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Surprise! Mesa Falls To Rafters

Surprise! Mesa Falls To Rafters

Thursday Oct. 6, 2011
Posted: 6:00 p.m.

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Josh Vitters had another big day for the Sox but it wasnt enough as they dropped an 8-7 decision to visiting Surprise.

Vitters, a former top pick by the Cubs, had a pair of hits and drove in two runs. He has seven RBIs through the first three games of the AFL season. Fellow Cub DJ LeMahieu added a hit and scored a run. White Sox prospect Tyler Saladino was 0-for-2 with a pair of walks and a run scored.

In other action, the United States upended Greece, 3-0, at Ramon Cantera Stadium in Wednesday afternoons IBAF World Cup contest in Aguadulce City, Panama. Outfielder Jordan Danks and infielder Andrew Garcia, both of whom are White Sox prospects, each had a hit for Team USA. Danks also drew a walk.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Do the Cubs have enough to trade for Machado?

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Do the Cubs have enough to trade for Machado?

On this episode of SportsTalk Live David Haugh (Chicago Tribune), Mark Grote (670 The Score) and Shae Peppler (Fox 32) join David Kaplan on the panel.

Manny Machado is in town but still an Oriole. Do the Cubs have enough to trade for him? Plus, did Yu Darvish or Jose Quintana have the more important start over the weekend?

And where does Marian Hossa rank among the greatest Blackhawks of all time?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

Baseball Night in Chicago Podcast: Yu Darvish earns first win as a Cub, Reynaldo Lopez earns first win of the season

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Baseball Night in Chicago Podcast: Yu Darvish earns first win as a Cub, Reynaldo Lopez earns first win of the season

Bill Melton and David Kaplan join Leila Rahimi to discuss the possible fate of where Manny Machado will end up. Plus, they discuss all the firsts: Yu Darvish's first win as a Cub and Reynaldo Lopez's first win of this season.