American League

Central Division

White Sox: Parity helps White Sox remain contender despite 28th-ranked fielding, 26th-ranked pitching entering weekend.

Indians: Lonnie Chisenhall hits three homers, drives in nine runs and goes 5-for-5 vs. Rangers. Yes, that Lonnie Chisenhall.

Royals: Four sacrifice flies in 4-1 win over Indians first time since stat invented in 1954 a team scored all four runs on sac flies.

Tigers: Torii Hunter tweaks LeBron James, telling Jim Rome he didn't let leg cramps stop him from making love to wife.

Twins: Kendrys Morales signs pro-rated contract for rest of season. Will Twins get pro-rated performance?

East Division

Blue Jays: Pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez promoted to Triple-A Buffalo, but could be dealt for veteran starter for stretch run with Jays looking to win now.

Orioles: Manny Machado nets five-game suspension for childish acts vs. A's. Derek Norris calls him "disgrace" to game.

Rays: Joe Maddon brings medicine man with "supernatural powers" to home field, but Rays still find way to lose.

Red Sox: Machado hits catcher A.J. Pierzynski with backswing two days after doing it to A's Norris. But A.J. forgives Manny.

Yankees: Yankees pick Iona starter Mariano Rivera Jr. in 29th round. Surprisingly, he doesn't throw a cutter.

West Division

Angels: Closer Ernesto Frieri predicts sweep of A's in three-game series: "Get ready to write that down." He was correct.

Astros: After starting out 17-32, Astros go on 14-5 streak entering weekend while maintaining the "Kids R Us" game plan.

Athletics: Red hot Josh Donaldson cooling off in June with slash line of .143/.182/.286 over first 10 games of month.

Mariners: Slimmed down Jesus Montero, once 40 pounds overweight, refuses to divulge weight after call-up from Triple-A.

Rangers: Opening day starter Tanner Scheppers goes on DL, the Rangers' major league-leading 20th DL move.

National League