OUT LOUD

"You got two teams in the same city, and the Cubs have been kind of the top tier team for a while now. So, I would like to see that start to shift a little bit. The only chance to really showcase that is when we do play against each other."

— White Sox ace Lucas Giolito, who is scheduled to pitch at Wrigley Field on Wednesday.

GAME OF NUMBERS

$5.64 million

Price that a late-1920s Babe Ruth Yankees jersey fetched at an auction over the weekend, seting a record for a piece of sports memorabilia. The previous record: $4.4 million, for another Ruth Yankees jersey, in 2012.

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Games missed to open the season by Angels left fielder Justin Upton after he suffered a turf toe injury colliding with the outfield wall near the end of spring training. Upton was activated from the injured list Monday.

INJURY UPDATE

Noah Syndergaard • RHP • N.Y. Mets

Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Syndergaard has a low-grade hamstring strain and will miss at least one start. Syndergaard had a magnetic resonance imaging exam Sunday, a day after walking off the field with a limp after reaching for the back of his right leg in the seventh inning against St. Louis.