A look at what's happening all around the majors Wednesday: A BIG FAN Red Sox ace Chris Sale can set a major league record by striking out at least 10 batters in his ninth straight game when he starts against Texas at Fenway Park. The lefty has already matched the mark of eight in a row, which he did in 2015 with the White Sox and Pedro Martinez accomplished with Boston in 1999. Sale has fanned 95 in 65 2/3 over nine starts in his first year with the Red Sox. TWIN WIN Minnesota goes for its first three-game sweep at Camden Yards since 1996 when emerging right-hander Jose Berrios pitches against Chris Tillman. The AL Central-leading Twins won the series opener 14-7, then turned to pitching as
Through the first month and a half of the Major League Baseball, rumors are already starting to fly about deals that could be made before the trade deadline. • Veteran first baseman James Loney was granted release from the Braves on a minor-league deal. • The Red Sox have recently been scouting White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana and third baseman Todd Frazier.
Bears QB Mike Glennon talks about his reaction when the team traded up for and drafted Mitch Trubisky, and proving himself in 2017.