The Texas Rangers and Nashville Sounds announced a four-year contract for the Sounds to become Texas' Triple-A affiliate. The Round Rock Express in suburban Austin, Texas, had been the team's top affiliate the past eight years.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone says LHP Justus Sheffield could give the team "a couple of innings (out of the bullpen) if we needed it."
Rick Sutcliffe dissects the Yankees' recent struggles and who needs to step to make a run in the postseason.
Jose Abreu, who has 22 home runs and 78 RBIs this season, will miss the White Sox's series against the Indians due to an infection in his right thigh.
Trevor Bauer threw to hitters for the first time since breaking his right leg last month and hopes to be back on the mound for Cleveland in time for the postseason.
Mookie Betts initially said he expected to be ready for Tuesday's series opener against the Yankees, but the side injury he suffered Sunday will keep him out of the lineup.