>>Cubs Double Up Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — Victor Caratini clubbed a go-ahead solo home run in the seventh inning as the Cubs doubled up the Brewers, 4-2. Kris Bryant added some insurance with a solo shot in the eighth for the Cubs. John Lackey tossed seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 8-and-9. Wade Davis closed it out for his 22nd save.
>>Cubs Make Deal With Detroit
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs are making a splash before today’s trade deadline. Multiple sources report the Cubs are acquiring reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila from the Tigers. Top prospect Jeimer Candelario, Isaac Paredes and a player to be named later or cash are heading to Detroit.
>>White Sox Walk-Off On Indians
(Chicago, IL) — Matt Davidson’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the White Sox a 3-1, walk-off win over the Indians. Davidson’s bomb snapped Chicago’s five-game slide. Leury Garcia added a solo shot in the sixth inning. Tyler Clippard notched the win in relief.
>>Royals Acquire Cabrera From White Sox
(Boston, MA) — The Royals are bringing back a familiar face. The Royals have acquired outfielder Melky Cabrera from the White Sox in exchange for minor league pitchers A.J. Puckett and Andre Davis. KC also receives cash in the deal. Cabrera is hitting .295 with 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 98 games this year.
>>Cardinals Rally Past D’backs
(St. Louis, MO) — Jose Martinez tied the game with a two-run homer in the fourth and put the Cardinals ahead with a sac-fly in the sixth for a 3-2 win over the D’backs at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn pitched six innings of two-run ball for his ninth win as St. Louis earned a split the four-game series.
>>Rangers’ Beltre Reaches 3,000 Hits
(Arlington, TX) — Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is the 31st player in Major League Baseball history to reach three-thousand career hits. Beltre doubled in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game off of Wade Miley to reach the milestone. The 20-year veteran becomes the first player born in the Dominican Republic to accomplish the feat.
>>Bears Continue Training Camp
(Bourbonnais, IL) — Training camp for the Bears rolls on. Head coach John Fox says wide receiver Markus Wheaton underwent an appendectomy Sunday morning. There’s no timetable for his return. The Bears will be back on the practice field this morning.