Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer, Brandon Belt drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Saturday night to stop a three-game slide.
- Darvish back on DL, has right triceps tendinitis
- Rodon takes line drive to forehead in rehab start
- ChiSox C Castillo gets 80-game ban for PEDs
- Source: White Sox C Castillo to get 80-game ban
Tim Anderson homered twice on his way to a career-high four RBI, leading Hector Santiago and the Chicago White Sox to an 8-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
The Cubs have placed right-hander Yu Darvish, who just earned his first win with Chicago on April 20, on the disabled list with right triceps tendinitis.
Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer
Down as many as 14 in the fourth quarter Friday night, the Storm used strong defense to improbably rally and beat the Chicago Sky 95-91 in overtime. Jewell Loyd, who led all scorers with 29 points, made a pair of 3s in the final 30 seconds to help the Storm tie the game. Breanna Stewart took it from there, scoring seven of her 28 points in overtime. Natasha Howard had a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds, plus a game-saving block on Diamond DeShields at the end of regulation.
Jewell Loyd scored 29 points and made four 3-pointers, Breanna Stewart added 28 points and the Seattle Storm overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Sky 95-91 in overtime Friday night.
Jeimer Candelario had a go-ahead RBI bloop single during a three-run eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Friday night.
Kyle Hendricks limited San Francisco to one run and two hits over seven innings, Ben Zobrist lined a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Giants 6-2 on Friday.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Not surprisingly considering the time of year, Theo Epstein said today there have been "zero trade talks" between the Cubs and other teams. Any report to the contrary is false, according to Epstein.
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss a potential trend that Buster HATES and more (1:03). Plus, Jess Mendoza on the NL contenders and pretenders (28:32) and Dr. Alan Nathan on his findings regarding MLB's HR boom (44:45).
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a handful of outstanding pitching performances and a little league home run.
While a certain superstar infielder's name churns through the rumor mill, Chicago's lineup could be good enough to win as is -- at least for now.
The early returns from the American League Central aren't pretty, as the .500 Indians lead a group that has been far from good in games outside of the division.
White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon was removed from a minor league rehab start Thursday after being hit in the forehead by a line drive.
NFL owners will require players to stand if they are on the field for the national anthem. Here's reaction to the new rule.
Dylan Bundy struck out a career-high 14 and pitched a two-hitter for his second complete game in the majors, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Thursday.
Tristan H. Cockcroft and A.J. Mass discuss the replacements for Welington Castillo (4:30), rookies to look out for like Gleyber Torres and Tyler O'Neill (20:00), a Closer Carousel (26:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
White Sox catcher Welington Castillo has been suspended 80 games for violating the league's joint drug agreement, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.
With his starting job in jeopardy, the senior is working to regain confidence after his passing struggles at the end of last season.
Dylan Covey tossed seven strong innings for his first major league win, Yoan Moncada and Adam Engel each hit three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Baltimore Orioles 11-1 on Wednesday night.
Adam Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller provided stellar relief work, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Welington Castillo will receive an 80-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy, a source told ESPN. It was not immediately clear what Castillo will be suspended for, but the source said it was not for a steroid.