The Los Angeles Angels filled holes in their lineup by dealing for David Murphy and David DeJesus, especially against right-handed pitching.
The Angels have acquired David DeJesus from the Rays, the teams announced. In addition, the Angels are acquiring David Murphy from Cleveland for shortstop prospect Eric Stamets.
Teams inquiring on Carlos Gomez?
The Rangers and the Indians have reportedly reached out to the Brewers regarding their talented center fielder. Trading Gomez would be Milwaukee's best chance at getting elite prospects in a deal. MLB rumors roundup
Kipnis clarifies 'accountability' comment
Indians 2B Jason Kipnis said the remark wasn't pointed at manager Terry Francona: "We have a bunch of young adults who are supposed to be considered men. Tito treats us like men so he thinks we should at least be able to do this stuff on our own. Maybe he was giving us too much credit at the time. Maybe that's the only thing you could blame him for ... that he gave us too much credit."
Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBI and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
Royals hand Indians fifth straight loss
Eric Hosmer went 3-for-5 with a homer and 4 RBIs, and Edinson Volquez improved to 10-5 on the season as the Royals became the second team to 60 wins (Cardinals). Box score
Kendrys Morales gives Royals insurance
After Eric Hosmer's RBI single in the 5th, the Royals DH hit his 26th double of the season, scoring Lorenzo Cain and Hosmer to put Kansas City up 7-1 over the Indians. Follow live
Omar Infante hits first HR of season
The Royals 2B went deep in the second to put the Royals up 4-0 over the Indians in Cleveland. Indians RHP Cody Anderson hit LF Jarrod Dyson in the leg on the very next pitch, and both benches have been warned. Follow live
Eric Hosmer gives Royals early lead
The first baseman's 10th home run of the season was crushed to left-center to put the Royals up 3-0 over the Indians -- who have dropped four straight -- in the first. Follow live
Johnny Cueto hasn't officially joined the Royals yet, but the ace's presence is already being felt.
Cleveland to have quiet deadline
David Murphy and Lonnie Chisenhall are all the Indians really could sell. A move for Toronto's Carlos Carrasco is perhaps the only foreseeable possibility. Updated deadline preview (Insider)
Series preview: Indians vs. Royals
The Indians' offense (five runs in their last four games) will look to get going as the team welcomes first-place Kansas City to Progressive Field for three games. ESPN Cleveland
Nick Swisher continues his rehab assignment for Cleveland's Double-A (Akron) affiliate.
Carlos Rodon pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and Carlos Sanchez homered for the second straight day, leading the Chicago White Sox to a four-game sweep with a 2-1 win over the Clevel
Final: White Sox 2, Indians 1
Carlos Sanchez hadn't homered for the first 88 games of his career, but he went yard for the second straight game on Sunday and scored Chicago's only two runs, giving the White Sox a 4-game sweep of the Indians. Box score
Party time in Cleveland
The Indians are celebrating the "birthday" of mascot Slider, and guests from around MLB have arrived, making for a strange situation for one fan at Progressive Field.
Chris Sale allowed two runs in seven innings and the Chicago White Sox used a five-run first to power past the Cleveland Indians 10-3 on Saturday night.
Final: White Sox 10, Indians 3
While the Cubs were no hit today, Chicago's South Side squad had no problems providing power, racking up 10 runs in a rout of the Indians. Box score
White Sox show Cubs how it's done
At least one Chicago team came up with some offense today. The White Sox scored 5 runs on 6 hits in the first inning against Carlos Carrasco and the Indians. The White Sox have won 2 straight coming into today. Follow live
Larry Doby's legacy as a baseball player and pioneer has a permanent home after the Indians unveiled a bronze statue of Doby, the AL's first African-American player, before Saturday's game.
Indians All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis is out of the lineup because of a stiff neck.
Indians' Kluber not getting support
Corey Kluber fell to 5-11 on Friday after being 10-6 at this point of his 2014 Cy Young season. Kluber's ERA is just 0.64 worse than a year ago and he's actually struck out 14 more batters. The biggest difference? Run support: Kluber is getting half as much support this year as he did last season through 21 starts.
Jose Quintana pitched a seven-hitter for his first career shutout and complete game and Jose Abreu homered off Corey Kluber, sending the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 victory over the Cleveland Indi
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