The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. ''We will never raise the white flag,'' Cleveland manager Terry Francona said. Anybody who stands next to me in the dugout knows that will never happen.'' Protecting themselves in case…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
The Orioles apparently won't give up some of their young arms to get pitching help this season, and that likely means Jon Lester won't be coming to Baltimore. Dan Duquette, Baltimore's vice president of baseball operations, said Wednesday that he…DAVID GINSBURG (AP Sports Writer)
Chicago White Sox reliever Nate Jones had surgery on his right elbow and is expected to need 12 to 15 months to recover. Jones had Tommy John surgery Tuesday. The operation was performed by Dr. James Andrews. ''Probably the last thing you're…NOAH TRISTER (AP Baseball Writer)
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named.
For a young pitcher such as Zack Wheeler, the most promising performances can come on days he doesn't have his best stuff. Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Wheeler's sixth straight strong start, and the Mets routed the Phillies 11-2…RACHEL COHEN (AP Sports Writer)