White Sox bring up 2B prospect Nick Madrigal

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The Chicago White Sox promoted second baseman Nick Madrigal, adding one of their top prospects to the roster. The 23-year-old Madrigal had been training at the team’s auxiliary site in Schaumburg, Illinois. Veteran reliever Kelvin Herrera was designated for assignment. Madrigal was in the starting lineup for the opener of a three-game series at Kansas City, batting ninth in his big league debut. He was selected by Chicago with the fourth overall pick in the 2018 draft after a standout collegiate career at Oregon State. He is wearing uniform No. 1.