• Chicago White Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera shows the ball after robbing Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant of a would-be home run during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 25, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    White Sox beat Cubs 5-4 on Saladino’s single

    CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Saladino hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Chicago White Sox put a damper on the Chicago Cubs’ trade for Aroldis Chapman with a 5-4 victory on Monday night.

  • In this Monday, July 18, 2016, file photo, Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during a baseball game in Seattle. Sale has been scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers after he was involved in what the team says was a "non-physical clubhouse incident." The White Sox declined to describe the incident, but said it's "currently under further investigation by the club" and that Sale was sent home from the park. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

    White Sox ace Sale to start Thursday at Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are going to put Chris Sale right back on the mound after his suspension ends.

    Updated: 6:56 pm

  • New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, left, shakes hands with catcher Austin Romine after the Yankees defeated the San Francisco Giants 3-2 in a baseball game Friday, July 22, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees

    CHICAGO (AP) — Before the Chicago Cubs completed a trade for Aroldis Chapman, owner Tom Ricketts and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein decided they had to hear from the closer himself about a domestic violence allegation in the offseason.

    Updated: 7:12 pm

  • United States, Australia rebound in UL International Crown

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr helped the United States rebound on Friday in the UL International Crown, and Melissa Reid drew kudos for a gutsy effort while playing alone for England after her partner was sidelined by an illness.

  • US swept by England on opening day of UL International Crown

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — For the United States and Taiwan, the first session of the UL International Crown was a repeat of the first day of the inaugural event two years ago.

  • New York Mets' Michael Conforto heads to first after hitting a pinch-hit single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Monday, July 18, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Conforto returns to Mets, ready to try center field

    CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Conforto is hoping a short stay in Las Vegas turns into a strong finish with the New York Mets.

  • New York Mets manager Terry Collins, left, takes Steven Matz out of the baseball game during the sixth inning against the Chicago Cubs Monday, July 18, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Matz struggles again as Mets lose 5-1 to Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — One misplaced changeup was quite costly for Steven Matz and the New York Mets.

  • Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo watches his three-run home run off New York Mets' Steven Matz during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, July 18, 2016, in Chicago. Kris Bryant and Javier Baez also scored on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Rizzo homers as Cubs beat Mets 5-1

    CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer, Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 innings and the Chicago Cubs stopped an eight-game losing streak against the New York Mets with a 5-1 victory on Monday night in a rematch of last year’s NL Championship Series.