LEADING OFF: Nationals try to close trade for White Sox ace Chris Sale at baseball's winter meetings; Melancon sets high-bucks bar for free-agent relievers
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The Chicago White Sox have traded starting pitcher Chris Sale to the the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and two other prospects, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
A person familiar with the trade tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox have gotten star pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the trade hadn't been announced
Matt Rhule has been named coach at Baylor, where he takes over a beleaguered Big 12 Conference program after winning 20 games over the past two seasons at Temple
The Boston Red Sox have gotten the setup man they wanted, acquiring right-hander Tyler Thornburg from Milwaukee in a package that included infielder Travis Shaw.The deal was announced Tuesday and was the first trade at baseball's winter meetings