DETROIT | With the trade deadline minutes away, Austin Jackson saw a replacement on the top step of the dugout and realized what was happening.
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
The Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.
White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez, left, and teammate Adam Eaton celebrate their 7-4 win against the Tigers on Thursday.
The White Sox's Paul Konerko is hit a by a pitch against the Tigers in the seventh inning. The play forced in the go-ahead run.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.
Cubs starter Jake Arrieta throws against the Rockies during the first inning Thursday.
White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham completes a double play as he tags Detroit's Austin Jackson and throws to first for the out on Ian Kinsler during the third inning Wednesday.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer follows through during the fifth inning of Wednesday's 7-2 win over the White Sox.
Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks heads to the dugout after being relieved during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Chicago.
The Twins' Sam Fuld steals second as White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham bobbles the throw during the first inning Sunday in Minneapolis.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
The Athletics' Jeff Samardzija, a Valparaiso High School graduate, works against the Houston Astros in the first inning Thursday in Oakland, Calif.
Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory.
MINNEAPOLIS | Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
MINNEAPOLIS | Aroldis Chapman wanted to interview Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers star who shaved a star on the left side of his head for the for the All-Star game.
The Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a home run during the first inning of the All-Star game on Tuesday in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS | Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.
The White Sox's Conor Gillaspie is congratulated by teammate Alexei Ramirez after his two-run home run off Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara during the ninth inning Thursday at Fenway Park in Boston. At right is Red Sox catcher David Ross.
CINCINNATI | Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues.
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