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AL Central Notes: Sale trade, Indians figuring out pen’

The latest news from around the American League Central.

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Well, it’s one of the biggest questions of the trade deadline: will the White Sox move Chris Sale? It seems like a long-shot, but with each passing day, the idea isn’t being completely shot down.

Here’s some fuel to the fire. One of the teams that is interested in Sale, and could afford the high price tag that comes with him, is the Boston Red Sox. Chicago has been scouting the Red Sox’ minor league system, potentially creating a list of possible prospects to ask for in a deal.

More from around the American League Central:

Standings ‘as of writing’:

Cleveland 60-42 — GB

Detroit 57-48 4.5 GB

Chi White Sox 51-54 10.5 GB

Kansas City 49-55 12.0 GB

Minnesota 40-64 21.0 GB