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  • Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

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    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

A Montgomery native and former Auburn University pitcher has been called up to the Chicago White Sox.

According to the CSN Chicago website, the White Sox purchased the contract of 27-year-old Taylor Thompson from Triple-A Charlotte.

In his Major League debut against the Houston Astros on Sunday, Thompson pitched 1.2 innings giving up only one hit, zero walks and struck out two batters.

Thompson, a right-handed pitcher, played baseball at St. James High School in Montgomery, and then went on to play at Auburn University.

Thompson was selected 44th overall in the 2009 draft, and has a 2.61 ERA through 48 1/3 innings with 24 walks and 53 strikeouts.

Thompson replaces Felipe Paulino on the White Sox 40-man roster, and will be used as a relief pitcher.

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