TIGERS 6, BLUE JAYS 5: At Detroit, Miguel Cabrera walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning Sunday, giving Detroit a victory.
Athletics 7, Indians 3 • Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer got just two outs in a four-run first inning and matched the shortest start of his big league career as Oakland gave the visiting Indians a surprising sweep.
There were rumors that the Atlanta Braves were willing to offer the most quantity of prospects as well.
"Everybody else saw it; all the other starters saw it, " Maddon said.
The Cubs provided more than enough support with their bats, scoring four runs in the second inning off of maligned Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez. The Cubs hit 10 home runs during the sweep at Camden Yards.
Quintana is next scheduled to pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals in a series that begins at Wrigley Field later this week. Willson Contreras added a career-high four hits.
Mike Montgomery (1-6, 3.75 ERA) began starting for the Cubs in early June and has been fairly effective. Some times he's been very good, others very bad. Instead, the Orioles could retain Britton and trade someone like Brad Brach to acquire talented prospects. "Unfortunately, they started here". It was Chicago's fifth homer of the game.
The White Sox have made tremendous progress in their rebuilding efforts in short time.
However, a source familiar with the two clubs' conversation say there was no formal Cubs offer. We can quit pointing out the obvious to Epstein about Quintana and his sacred contract control were right there in front of him, 8.1 miles south. We finally can change the subject to what such a trade says about the direction of both teams.
Neshek has been superb in 2017, pitching to a 1.27 ERA in 38 games for the MLB-worst Phillies.
"It obviously just gives us that extra confidence", said Kris Bryant (3-for-4, 19th home run). Chicago took two of three games in that series. Schwarber's was the only one that was a solo shot. He gets two strikes, and he was burying the curve and elevating with the fastball.
Five pitchers combined to allow that one run and three hits in six innings. Almora will bat ninth against starter Wade Miley. "We're trying to be at the top".
The Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs, despite already trading for Jose Quintana, are among the teams that have expressed interest. He is 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA but was the losing pitcher in the All-Star Game Tuesday in Miami.
A YANKEES, RED SOX split: C.C. Sabathia (8-3) allowed two hits over six innings, and visiting New York won 3-0 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. Price (5-2) pitched 8 innings, allowing 7 hits and striking out 8.
The 12 strikeouts tied Matt Garza's record for a Cubs debut. Perhaps they weren't off to the same start from a season ago, but they had survived what amounted to an extra month of spring training, especially for the rotation. Chicago has lost four in a row.
Kevin Gausman gave up six runs (five earned) in 4.0 innings against the Twins on July 7, taking a no-decision.