PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deal says Houston ace Roy Oswalt has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and accept a swap to the Philadelphia Phillies.
The person aware of the trade told The Associated Press that Oswalt must first pass a physical.
Houston is to get pitcher J.A. Happ and at least two prospects from the Phillies.More »
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals reached a contract agreement with receiver Terrell Owens on Tuesday, two persons familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. He's expected to report to training camp in a day or two and sign a one-year deal that will pay him $2 million with a chance for an additional $2 million in bonuses.More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays finally wound up on the right side of a memorable pitching performance.
Matt Garza threw the first no-hitter in franchise history and the fifth in the major leagues this season, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-0 Monday night.More »
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels were looking to make a counter move after rival Texas landed Cliff Lee.
Dan Haren fits that bill nicely.
The Angels acquired the three-time All-Star in a trade with the Diamondbacks on Sunday, sending left-hander Joe Saunders and three other players to Arizona.More »
CHICAGO (AP) -- After all those dirt-kicking, base-tossing tantrums, Lou Piniella is going out with more of a whimper.
This isn't the way he envisioned his final days as the Chicago Cubs' manager.
The team had bigger plans, too.
Piniella announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of the season, completing a storied and often colorful career that included 18 years in the majors as a player and another 22 as a manager.More »
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch announced Tuesday that she will retire next month, bringing an end to a 10-year career in which she helped softball blossom in the United States.More »
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Brian McCann , Scott Rolen or Heath Bell might really appreciate what happened on this July night come October. Charlie Manuel , too.
An All-Star win the National League thought was long overdue. And with it, home-field advantage in the World Series.More »