Johnny Cueto makes his White Sox debut

Ahead of Monday’s series opener in Kansas City, the Chicago White Sox bought double right-handed All-Star pitcher Johnny Cueto from Triple-A Charlotte and signed infielder Danny Mendick to Charlotte. Cueto will start Monday’s game at Kauffman Stadium. Cueto, 36, is 0-1 with a 5.17 ERA (9 ER/15.2 IP) and 17 strikeouts in four starts with … Read more

Mauricio Dubon transferred to Astros

WASHINGTON — With starting second baseman Jose Altuve and starting shortstop Jeremy Peña struggling with nagging injuries and the Astros not getting much production from their bench, the club made a trade Saturday to bolster its positional player depth, acquiring Mauricio Dubón from the Giants in exchange for minor league catcher Michael Papierski. Dubón, 27, … Read more

Clayton Kershaw on injured reserve with pelvic joint inflammation

Clayton Kershaw has had one of the best starts of his career this season, but will be out indefinitely with a pelvis injury. The Dodgers placed the three-time Cy Young Award winner on injured reserve Friday due to inflammation in his SI joint. Kershaw, who was originally scheduled to start against the Phillies on Friday … Read more