ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Gant homered for his first major league hit and pitched one-run ball into the sixth inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 on Tuesday night for their season-high seventh consecutive victory.
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Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. has struck again. The 20-year-old Acuna has become the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, doing it Tuesday night when he hit his third leadoff shot in a row. A day after hit…
With the final piece now in place, the Tampa Bay Rays feel really good about the package of prospects they received for Chris Archer. Tampa Bay acquired touted minor league pitcher Shane Baz from Pittsburgh on Tuesday as the player to be named in the …
CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired once-promising pitching prospect Jake Thompson from the Philadelphia Phillies for cash considerations and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed reliever Ryan Madson on the 10-day disabled list with a back injury.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is out of the lineup a day after the active career hits leader re-aggravated the left hamstring injury that already has put him on the disabled list twice this season.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly thinks his players’ familiarity with new coordinator Clark Lea’s defense will breed contempt for the opposition this fall. The 4-2-5 defense that former coordinator Mike Elko and Lea brought with them from Wake Forest helped Notre Dame rebound from a 4-8 campaign
Tiger Woods once said it could not be considered a truly great year without winning a major. Neither was enough to win the PGA Championship. ”I didn’t even know if I was going to play golf again,” Woods said.
Mike McGlinchey’s first test as an NFL tackle came against one of the league’s top pass rushers in Dallas’ DeMarcus Lawrence. Things will only get tougher this week when McGlinchey must contend with three-time former AP Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney when the
Bob Shoop is Mississippi State’s fifth defensive coordinator in five seasons. ”The negative is really a positive,” Shoop said. Mississippi State’s defense was among the best in the SEC last season under former defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, who joined head coach Dan