The Illinois baseball team has its highest ranking ever - 8th. The Illini are also on a 13 game winning streak which is the longest in the nation.
As expected, the Chicago Cubs recalled third baseman Kris Bryant from Triple-A Iowa on Friday.
The Chicago White Sox have promoted top pitching prospect Carlos Rodon from Triple-A Charlotte.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Randal Grichuk on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a lower back strain.
The Colorado Rockies activated pitcher Jorge De La Rose from the 15-day disabled list to start against the Padres in Monday's opener of a four-game set.