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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for left-hander Jonathan Sanchez on Monday. Cabrera hit .305 with 44 doubles, 18 home runs and 87 RBI in his only season in Kansas City. Sanchez struggled most of this season, partly because of biceps tendinitis, going 4-7 with a 4.26 ERA.


NASCAR hits Kyle Busch with $50,000 fine for wreck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR fined Kyle Busch $50,000 on Monday and placed him on probation through the end of the year for wrecking Ron Hornaday under caution during a Camping World Truck Series race at Texas on Friday.

Busch was scheduled to run only in the Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Phoenix. Busch became the first driver since Robby Gordon in 2007 to be suspended from a Cup race. Kevin Harvick was suspended in 2002.

From wire dispatches and staff reports