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White Sox ink Hudson, place Morel on DL

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White Sox ink Hudson, place Morel on DL

The White Sox have placed third baseman Brent Morel on the 15-day DL with a lumbar back strain and agreed to terms on a one-year deal with infielder Orlando Hudson.

Hudson, a two-time NL All-Star and four-time Gold Glove winner, hit .211 with five triples, one home run and 11 RBI over 35 games with the Padres this season before being released on May 17.

Hudson will wear uniform No. 5

More, who has missed the last three games, is hitting .177 with five RBI and 14 runs scored over 35 games this season.

Podcast: Albert Almora Jr. dishes on his role and the Cubs’ unsung hero that keeps things loose behind the scenes

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Podcast: Albert Almora Jr. dishes on his role and the Cubs’ unsung hero that keeps things loose behind the scenes

Albert Almora Jr. joins Kelly Crull on the Cubs Talk Podcast to weigh in on a variety of topics, including his budding bromance with rumored Cubs target Manny Machado, his expanded role and how he spends his time off away from the ballpark.

Plus, Almora has a surprise pick for the organization’s unsung hero, stating the Cubs would’ve never won the World Series without this guy.

Listen to the full Cubs Talk Podcast right here:

Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts

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Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts

On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill discuss the NBA Draft and what happened at the NBA combine that shifted most experts mock drafts.

Kendall also explains why a "promise" to draft a player isn’t guaranteed. He also shares his experience on getting drafted by the Hornets and why he initially felt they were the wrong team for him.

North Carolina "News and Observer" Duke basketball beat writer Jonathan Alexander gives us his opinion on Wendell Carter and the other Duke draft prospects including why he thinks Carter will be a future all-star. Also includes an interview with Carter from the draft combine.

Listen to the full Bulls Talk Podcast right here: