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The future is now for the Chicago White Sox.Right-hander Michael Kopech Brett Anderson Jersey , a hard-throwing 22-year-old who is widely regarded as one of the top pitching prospects in baseball, will make his big league debut Tuesday night when the White Sox host the Minnesota Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field. Kopech will be promoted before the game from Triple-A Charlotte, where he has been dominant in recent weeks.His new teammates cannot wait to welcome him aboard.Article continues below ...“Really good, really good,” White Sox right-hander Reynaldo Lopez said. “We’re going to have one of the best prospects in the game with us. He’s one of the best, and everybody thinks he’s supposed to be a superstar, and we’re all excited.”The Boston Red Sox selected Kopech with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2013 draft out of Mount Pleasant (Texas) High School. He developed quickly and became a main piece in the trade that sent All-Star left-hander Chris Sale from Chicago to Boston.This season, Kopech has posted 170 strikeouts in 126 1/3 innings. He is 7-7 with a 3.70 ERA in 24 starts, but his past seven starts have been particularly dominant as he has an incredible 59-to-4 strikeout-to-walk ratio.White Sox catcher Kevan Smith is familiar with Kopech from his time in the minors.“(He is) electric Blake Treinen Jersey , I guess you could say,” Smith said. “Heavy fastball, life toward the end. It’s heavy. That’s something he has. The last I caught him, we were playing with his changeup a little bit, trying to get his changeup numbers up. …“He’s been throwing the ball great. I’ve been keeping up with what he’s doing. No surprise he’s here.”Chicago (47-77) could use the lift as a disappointing season approaches its final month. Kopech projects as a mainstay in the starting rotation for years to come alongside fellow young arms Carlos Rodon, Lopez, Lucas Giolito and others on the way.Meanwhile, Minnesota (59-65) will try to take advantage of the rookie’s first day in the majors.Twins right-hander Jose Berrios — a top young arm in his own right — will make his 26th start of the season. The 24-year-old Puerto Rican is 11-8 with a 3.75 ERA with 157 strikeouts in 153 2/3 innings. He is looking to go deep into the game after failing to make it five innings in each of his past two starts.“We’ll do a little due diligence,” Twins manager Paul Molitor told the Minneapolis Star Tribune after Berrios’ last outing. “We all know how hard he works and how he crushes it between starts. … It could be just a matter of http://www.athleticsfanproshop.com/authentic-chris-hatcher-jersey , he’s not feeling quite right — not physically, but whether his arm is trailing. Some mechanical things can get out of whack over the course of the season.”Berrios has shined against the White Sox throughout his career. In seven starts, he is 6-1 with a 2.28 ERA. He has walked 10 batters while striking out 54 in 47 1/3 innings.White Sox manager Rick Renteria could return to the dugout one day after he was hospitalized for feeling light-headed before Monday’s game in Minnesota. Renteria was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for precautionary reasons. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevor Bauer is his own toughest critic – even when victorious.The Cleveland right-hander had some choice words to describe his performance Tuesday against Minnesota. Though Bauer struggled by his standards, he pitched deep enough to help the Indians beat the Twins by a 6-2 final.”A frustrating outing personally, but things to build on,” Bauer said. ”Obviously the team won, so that’s the ultimate goal every time I go out there and pitch.”Cleveland extended its lead in the American League Central to nine games over the Twins, who traded second baseman Brian Dozier to the Dodgers on Tuesday in the latest move that signaled another lost season for Minnesota.It was an uncharacteristic outing for Bauer, who walked more batters (4) than he struck out (3) for the first time all season. The three strikeouts matched a season low and snapped a streak of 12 straight outings with at least seven strikeouts.Bauer managed to pitch into the seventh inning but eventually gave way to reliever Brad Hand after allowing two runs on four hits in 6 1/3 innings.”You look up in the fifth inning and he had one hit Sean Manaea Jersey , but he had been out of the stretch every inning because he just wasn’t commanding,” said Indians manager Terry Francona. ”He fights and claws and doesn’t give in and got himself a win, and we got a win out of it.”One day after hitting a pair of homers against the Twins, Ramirez’s bat stayed hot at Target Field. He drove in a run with a double in the third inning and added an RBI single in the fifth as part of a three-hit night.Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson gave up three runs on five hits in six innings to earn his second loss in his last three starts.”A couple of breaks here and there, a couple tough pitches that they put in play and put them in the right spots,” Gibson said. ”Guys battled and hopefully we’ll come out and get the series tomorrow.”Miguel Sano doubled in the second inning and eventually scored the game’s first run on a sacrifice fly by Jake Cave. The Twins didn’t get another hit until Logan Morrison’s solo homer off Bauer in the sixth cut Cleveland’s lead to 3-2.Greg Allen had a three-hit game and scored three of Cleveland’s runs as the No. 9 hitter. It was Allen’s second game back since being recalled from Triple-A Columbus.Encarnacion’s two-out bloop to right scored a pair in the seventh to give the Indians a 5-2 cushion. He added an RBI on a fielder’s choice in the ninth inning. Encarnacion now has 76 RBI on the year, two behind Ramirez for the team lead.”Our offensive numbers this year are pretty ridiculous across the board,” Bauer said. ”Especially Edwin. He loves hitting here.”MAY RETURNS TO THE TWINSMinnesota right-hander Trevor May is back in the major leagues for the first time since 2016. He missed all of 2017 following Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and pitched for Triple-A Rochester this year before officially being recalled Tuesday by the Twins.May was both a starter and a reliever for Minnesota in 2014 and 2015 but pitched exclusively out of the bullpen in 2016. He made four starts and nine relief appearances this season for Rochester before getting recalled.”I think we all know that I have that versatility, and we talk about that quite a bit http://www.athleticsfanproshop.com/authentic-boog-powell-jersey ,” May said Tuesday. ”At the moment, I like just getting the ball and letting it rip. I think that I have the mentality to take the ball at the end of the game and close the door.”May made his season debut in the ninth inning, allowing one run on two hits.TRAINERS ROOMIndians: RHP Josh Tomlin (right hamstring) threw two 15-pitch innings in a simulated game Tuesday and will pitch Friday for Triple-A Columbus in a rehab start, manager Terry Francona said Tuesday. Tomlin will throw two innings in his rehab outing.Twins: CF Byron Buxton, currently playing for Triple-A Rochester, reaggravated his injured wrist Monday and will be evaluated further. Twins manager Paul Molitor said it’s likely Buxton will land on the minor league disabled list.UP NEXTIndians: RHP Carlos Carrasco starts the series finale for Cleveland, having won four of his last five starts.Twins: LHP Adalberto Mejia is making just his third start of the year for the Twins, all of which have been since June 30.

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