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White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched after destroying jerseys

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night and sent home after he …

Notes on Teheran, Wisler, and Jenkins

BRAVES NEWS<p>The obvious hope last night for Matt Wisler was that he’d be able to pull off a bounce-back performance against one of the weaker offenses …

Braves top Phils with early runs, young arm

ATLANTA -- While Vince Velasquez auditioned for the crowd of scouts that came to see him at Turner Field on Friday night, Tyrell Jenkins provided a …

Markakis, Johnson among potential Braves trades

ATLANTA -- Because he has not traded Freddie Freeman, Braves general manager John Coppolella still has the option to use his right arm as he texts …

Jenkins and Braves stifle Phillies in 2-1 win

Tyrell Jenkins went into tonight’s game looking to bounce back from an awful start at Colorado and a rough start against the Reds. Apparently, …

Braves have interest in reunion with Brian McCann

Its no secret that the Braves have a severe position of need at catcher. With the disappointment and subsequent trade of Christian Bethancourt, the …

Padres Working To Trade Matt Kemp, Talking With Braves

<b>4:31pm:</b> MLB.com’s Mark Bowman implies that talks between the two sides aren’t especially active at the moment, tweeting that “if the Braves revisit” …

Cubs, White Sox starters make their pitches

The Chicago White Sox host their crosstown rival Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night (7 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN) in the second game of their four-game …

Dodgers willing to offer Urias in Sale package

The White Sox may not yet be willing to move ace Chris Sale before the trade deadline next Monday, but that doesn’t mean other teams aren’t going to …

Los Angeles

Kershaw hopeful to return in 2016

LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw spoke with reporters on Tuesday evening before the Dodgers' game against the Rays, but there is no real timetable for …

Determined Clayton Kershaw plans to return to Dodgers this year

LOS ANGELES -- Inspired by his team's play and buoyed by his own optimism, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is determined to come back this …

History says Rays starters should prepare to be traded

LOS ANGELES — Chris Archer and Matt Moore have been preparing to pitch tonight and Wednesday, respectively, at Dodger Stadium. The gallows humor-type …

Tampa Bay Rays

Stop being ridiculous: Rangers' Yu Darvish is being handled like any other Tommy John surgery patient

This Story is About...<p>Over the past two weeks we've witnessed the two major political parties' national conventions, so clearly this is National …

Yu Darvish

Why every pitcher’s arm ‘is a little miracle’ | The Star

<i>In 1974, Tommy John, a pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers, walked off the mound in midgame, his left elbow in fierce pain. It would lead to</i> …

Nationals acquire closer Mark Melancon from the Pirates

The Nationals announced on Saturday afternoon that the club acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pirates in exchange for reliever Felipe Rivero and …

Baseball

Jay Bruce Rumors: Saturday

Since it’s probably fair to assume we’re going to learn quite a bit of new information on <b>Reds</b> outfielder <b>Jay Bruce</b> today, we’ll go ahead and kick off …

Top MLB Prospects, Scouting Reports, Analysis

Baseball

Yankees “Gauging” Trade Interest In Brian McCann

<b>2:52pm:</b> Unsurprisingly, there are numerous obstacles to any deal, particularly with the Braves, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter …

Murphy exits early as precaution vs. Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Daniel Murphy was pulled in the fifth inning of Friday night's 4-1 win over the Giants after his legs tighten up on a chilly night …

Bryant singles to stop Miley's no-hit bid

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant singled sharply to left field with no outs in the seventh inning Saturday for the Chicago Cubs' first hit off the Seattle …

Chase gave chase -- and nothing more

ATLANTA -- Chase d'Arnaud was caught off-guard when he received light-hearted messages from friends and some female fans who had seen him seemingly …

Nats slay Giant threat with historic triple play

SAN FRANCISCO -- In order to escape a bases-loaded, nobody-out jam in the eighth inning Friday night, the Nationals pulled off a historic triple play …

Indians' late rally fuels wild victory over A's

CLEVELAND -- The Indians' offense looked lost for most of Friday night against A's right-hander Kendall Graveman. A defensive miscue by Oakland, …

White Sox have never been more willing to trade Chris Sale

Interest in Chris Sale and his great skill and tremendous team-friendly contract (three years at $38 million for 2017-19) did not begin this month. …

Chicago White Sox

Giants continue second-half misery, lose again

Instead of digging into the minutia of a single game — a single, dumb game — it’s probably more useful to examine exactly what it means for a team to …

San Francisco Giants

Giants acquire infielder Eduardo Nunez

The Giants have been linked to middle relievers, closers, starting pitchers, and outfielders. Their first move of trade season, though, was to nab an …

Baseball