The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder Ryan Raburn from the Chicago White Sox. Raburn had been playing at Triple-A Charlotte. The Nationals will send cash or a player to be named later to the White Sox to complete the deal.
A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday: KNUCKLE DOWN Kurt Suzuki had three passed balls in his first game catching knuckleballer R.A. Dickey for Atlanta this season but committed just one in Dickey's next eight starts. Dickey (3-3) makes his 10th start for the Braves in the series finale in San Francisco against Johnny Cueto (4-4) and the Giants. HOT ROOKIE Rockies right-hander German Marquez will be the third straight rookie the Colorado Rockies have started against St. Louis in the series that concludes Sunday. The rookie trio of Antonio Senzatela, Kyle Freeland and Marquez seem to feed off of each other's performances. Marquez is 3-0 with a 0.95 ERA over his last three starts.
ESPN.com The Pittsburgh Pirates haven't won the World Series since 1979. The New York Mets haven't won since 1986. And the Cleveland Indians have been waiting since 1948. Add them to the list of teams that have never won the championship -- Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and Colorado Rockies -- and you have a lot of fan bases waiting for a big parade. So which one of these teams is most likely to win the World Series next? Get your vote in now! Then, ESPN's Jessica Mendoza, Aaron Boone and Buster Olney will make their picks during Sunday's game between the Pirates and Mets (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).