Johnny Cueto was traded for three minor-leaguers.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation.
White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon kept the Indians scoreless in 62/3 innings of work.
CLEVELAND — A lost weekend for the Cleveland Indians ended in a closed-door meeting with manager Terry Francona. The message following a 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday: If the Indians, now in last place in the American League Central, want to have any hopes of making the playoffs, then things have to change quickly.
On Thursday morning the Indians had a 45-48 record and were 4.5 games out of a playoff spot. Today they're 45-52 and 6.5 games out.
The Oakland Athletics have lost four in a row and already traded one of their top pitchers when they sent Scott Kazmir to Houston. They are nobody's idea of a contender. Yet Oakland -- with the worst record in the American League -- is only nine games out of the second wild-card spot.
Michael Martinez scores in the third inning on a single by Audy Ciriaco. Martinez doubled twice, singled and scored three runs.
Michael Martinez triggered three rallies to help the Clippers squeeze past the Rochester Red Wings 5-4 on Sunday night at Huntington Park.
The latest turning point in a meandering season of inconsistency proved to be the latest mirage as Crew SC wanders through the desert that is the 2015 season. A players-only defensive meeting produced back-to-back solid performances in consecutive wins over Chicago.
Kyle Busch has won three straight Sprint Cup races.
INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch’s incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday for a weekend sweep at the historic track.
The Cleveland Cavaliers traded veteran backups Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller, along with two future second-round draft picks, to the Portland Trail Blazers, Yahoo Sports and the Akron Beacon Journal reported.