Dave Dombrowski has done it again. In a win-now swap that rocked the winter meetings, the Red Sox landed ace Chris Sale and put the AL on notice.
Ryen Russillo and Danny Kanell react to the Red Sox's acquisition of Chris Sale from the White Sox for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and two other prospects.
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What Chris Sale brings to an already solid Boston Red Sox rotation, including lots of strikeouts and success against their AL East rivals.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
A reason Chris Sale's stats — besides wins — might not change much in Boston: Like the White Sox (38.2 percent of total batters faced), the Red Sox (45.1 percent) ranked among the game's worst in terms of batters faced with the platoon advantage in 2016. Sale's opponents exploit the platoon advantage against him as much as any starter out there, and he was slightly more ordinary against righty batters in the 2016 second half.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
Fantasy-wise, the only thing that really changes for Chris Sale in Boston is run support: The Red Sox averaged 5.4 runs per game, the White Sox 4.2, in 2016. He was my SP5 before and is my SP4 now, only moving up a spot because of how close he was to Corey Kluber in the first place.
The White Sox have traded ace Chris Sale to the Red Sox in exchange for infielder Yoan Moncada, pitcher Michael Kopech and two other minor leaguers, sources told ESPN.
Bears NFL Nation reporter Jeff Dickerson and Lions NFL Nation reporter Michael Rothstein preview the Week 14 matchup, discuss their top potential fantasy play and make their game predictions.
A year ago, the Cubs were poised to make a move, and then made all the right ones on the way to a World Series title. Is it the Nationals' turn now?
Bears move up two spots in rankings
A win over the 49ers can only take you so far, but Chicago's snow-filled victory earned some points from our panel. The Bears moved out of the bottom three this week. Power Rankings
The Rangers have added Jorge Soler to a right-handed-hitting wish list that includes Edwin Encarnacion, Mark Trumbo and Mike Napoli.
After the Cubs overpaid to acquire Aroldis Chapman last season, the pressure is off the world champions to make big, risky investments this offseason.
ESPN's All-Big Ten team was fraught with debate and discussion. So we reviewed some of the top players who just missed the cut.
One of the best seasons in recent history for the Big Ten featured a lot of all-conference worthy players. Here are ESPN.com's All-Big Ten selections.
The Bulls played without Rajon Rondo on Monday. "He's been disciplined, they've talked about it, he understands and we've moved on," Dwyane Wade said.
There have reportedly been "preliminary talks" between the Rockies and White Sox regarding Chicago first baseman Jose Abreu.
With Jay Cutler expected to depart, the Bears have to restock the QB position. Four analysts weigh in on the top prospects for Chicago.
Notre Dame graduate transfer quarterback Malik Zaire, looking for a new home to play his fifth season, is planning visits to Wisconsin and North Carolina this week, according to a source.
Damian Lillard had 30 points and seven assists, CJ McCollum scored 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Chicago Bulls 112-110 on Monday night for their third consecutive victory.
The White Sox are in advanced discussions on a trade that would send ace Chris Sale to Washington for the Nationals' top two prospects and a third minor leaguer, a source told ESPN.
Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer
Bulls defense was porous throughout the night and it cost them in the end. Dwyane Wade finishes the game with 34 points but he played 36 minutes. It will be interesting to see if Wade plays in Detroit on Tuesday on second night of back to back.
After making the big moves that resulted in a World Series title, Jed Hoyer and the Cubs' front office are willing to lie low this offseason.