Giants beat Phillies 10-2 behind Matt Moore's strong start
SFGate, 19 August at 09:13
Why is everyone up in arms? The Giants got their 11,000th win in Thursday's series opener against the Phillies. The Dodgers had 10,757. The Giants maintained that 243-game lead with Friday night's 10-2 romp, their ninth win in the past 12 games at AT&T ...
Aroldis Chapman a pricey Yankees problem
New York Post, 19 August at 09:01
BOSTON — A Yankees lead already had been blown when Aroldis Chapman entered Friday night's game at Fenway Park. There already was pinstriped despair prior to Chapman's appearance because the Yankees had rallied from a three-run deficit to gain ...
Yankees have no chance to catch Red Sox without bullpen, Aroldis Chapman performing at their best
New York Daily News, 19 August at 08:46
BOSTON -- The bulked-up bullpen was built for games like this, with depth that was supposed to make all the difference, only it killed the Yankees on this night, and once again it feels as if they're being pushed to the edge of the cliff by the Red Sox
MLB Notes: Dodgers acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, 19 August at 08:46
NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson and cash from the New York Mets for a player to be named later or cash. The teams announced the deal after their games Friday night. The 36-year-old Granderson is hitting ...
Pressed into first major league start, Matt Grace delivers for Nationals
Washington Post, 19 August at 08:39
SAN DIEGO — A glum Dusty Baker didn't know what to expect from Matt Grace a couple hours before the left-hander made his first career major league start Friday night. Max Scherzer, the Washington Nationals' ace, was supposed to pitch against the San ...
Vikings rookie Cook shows promise in preseason loss to Seattle
FOXSports.com, 19 August at 08:26
SEATTLE — Russell Wilson looked just fine throwing for 206 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, and the Seattle Seahawks suffered a significant injury loss to left tackle George Fant in their 20-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Friday
Report: Colin Kaepernick items to be part of Smithsonian's Black Lives Matter collection
ESPN, 19 August at 08:26
Items pertaining to Colin Kaepernick will be part of the Black Lives Matter collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. "The National Museum of African American History and Culture has nearly 40,000 items in
What we learned from Seahawks' win over Vikings
NFL.com, 19 August at 08:06
Instead, it was rookie back Chris Carson who earned more time with the starters on Friday night. Carson alternated first-team snaps with Lacy on Seattle's opening three drives and showed better speed and hole-hitting ability on his six carries for 27
How Patriots Can Fill Void At Defensive End Following Derek Rivers' Injury
NESN.com, 19 August at 07:56
The New England Patriots already were thin at defensive end, but their depth at the position took a serious blow earlier this week. Rookie Derek Rivers, the Patriots' top selection (83rd overall) in this year's draft, suffered a torn ACL on Wednesday
Dodgers make deal for Mets OF Curtis Granderson
ESPN, 19 August at 07:52
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets for cash considerations and a player to be named later, the teams announced on Friday. Granderson will join the Dodgers amid his fourth season with the ...
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