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White Sox recall LHP Veal from Charlotte

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White Sox recall LHP Veal from Charlotte

The call-upcarouselcontinues for the White Sox, as the team announced they have recalled left-hander Donnie Veal from Triple-A Charlotte for tonight's game in Boston.
Veal will replace left-hander Pedro Hernandez, who was optioned to Charlotte after allowing eight earned runs in four innings in his first major league start.
The 27-year-old Veal is 6-3 with a 2.08 ERA in 29 relief appearances with Charlotte this season, and is limiting opponents to a .230 batting average against.
The Cubs originally selected Veal in the second round of the 2005 draft. His only major league experience came in Pittsburgh, when he was 1-0 with a 7.16 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 16.1 innings.
With the addition of Veal, the White Sox have now had 21 different pitchers on their 25-man roster in 2012.

Hawks Talk Podcast: Thoughts on Corey Crawford's season debut

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Hawks Talk Podcast: Thoughts on Corey Crawford's season debut

In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Jamal Mayers and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Corey Crawford’s season debut after missing nearly 10 months with a concussion.

Mayers talks about the Kitty system that Niklas Hjalmarsson and Vinnie Hinostroza probably dealt with in their returns to Chicago.

The guys also discuss what’s next for Crawford, the upcoming matchup against Artemi Panarin and the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Blackhawks’ biggest areas for improvement.

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The Daily Line Podcast: How will Khalil Mack's injury affect the Bears-Pats spread?

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The Daily Line Podcast: How will Khalil Mack's injury affect the Bears-Pats spread?

On this week’s Daily Line podcast, VSIN’s Sam Panayotovich joins Ryan McGuffey and Paul Aspan to take us inside the scene in Vegas as last week’s Bears-Dolphins line jumped from Bears -3.5 to Bears -7 on the news that Brock Osweiler would replace Ryan Tannehill (3:00). We look ahead to the Patriots (-2.5) at the Bears, discuss what kind of impact Khalil Mack’s injury could have on this week’s spread (6:30) and Sam gives us his best bets of the week (7:30). Joe Ostrowski of the Early Odds podcast also joins the show to discuss the how to get the best of the number (14:00) and whether home underdogs will stay hot. Plus, the guys make their picks for week 7 (18:00) and a quick thought on the Bulls over under. (32:00)

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