Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will not make his scheduled start Wednesday, but he has not been traded -- yet.
The Cleveland Indians improved to 2-0 in salary arbitration cases this year, defeating pitcher Josh Tomlin.
San Diego's Andrew Cashner won and Cleveland's Vinnie Pestano lost as pitchers split decisions Saturday in baseball's first salary arbitration cases in two years.
In ESPN The Magazine's Bay Area Issue, Baseball Prospectus' Sam Miller analyzes team chemistry, how it can actually be measured, and how it deserves much of the credit for the Oakland Athletics' surprising success over the past two seasons.
The Boston Red Sox have acquired left-handed reliever Matt Thornton and cash considerations from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league outfielder Brandon Jacobs.
The numbers don't lie: The Red Sox pitching has been epically bad in April.