Sale put on IL with elbow inflammation

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BOSTON (AP) Red Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with left elbow inflammation, raising questions about whether he will pitch again this season.

Team president Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI and the team's doctors said the results showed inflammation.

"There's going to be further evaluations," Dombrowski said before Boston faced the Baltimore Orioles. "We're in a situation where I don't know where it's really going to take us at this point."

Urìas accepts domestic violence ban

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has accepted a 20-game suspension by Major League Baseball for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September.

MLB gave him credit for serving five games while he was on administrative leave in May, leaving 15 remaining to serve without pay. (MORE)

QB McCown, 40, unretires to join Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Josh McCown's retirement lasted two months.

The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday. He is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season. (MORE)

Surging A's extend Astros' skid to 5

OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) Chris Bassitt believes the Oakland Athletics' struggles against the Houston Astros are due in part to the perception that the 2017 World Series championship are unbeatable.

He helped pierce that aura of invincibility on Saturday. (MORE)

Thomas shoots course-record 61 at BMW

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) Winless over the last 12 months, Justin Thomas knew he was playing well and he was due for a low round.

Saturday at the BMW Championship was more than he might have imagined. (MORE)

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