Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.
Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs agrees to a two-year contract extension.
Veteran guard Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for his 19th season and joining his former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers, The Boston Globe has reported, citing an NBA source.
The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night for two pitching prospects.
Ryan O'Reilly avoided salary arbitration with the Colorado Avalanche by signing a two-year deal on Wednesday morning, the team announced.
John Cregan looks at a number of players who have lost fantasy value this offseason, leading with Lance Stephenson and Isaiah Thomas.