4:54 AM EDT, Fri August 18, 2017
Chicago Tribune 9 hours ago
Joe Maddon on Jon Lester's injury, outing in Cubs' 13-10 loss to Reds

Joe Maddon on Jon Lester's injury, outing in Cubs' 13-10 loss to Reds

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses the injury to starting pitcher Jon Lester during the team's 13-10 loss to the Reds on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Lester left the game with tightness in his left lat muscle in the second inning. (Chris Kuc/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Sun-Times 13 hours ago

Could lat injury sideline Cubs ace Jon Lester rest of regular season?

Lester pitched a 1-2-3 first inning before giving up nine runs in the second and leaving the mound with the trainer.
Sports Mockery 13 hours ago

Jon Lester Leaves Game After One Of The Unluckiest Innings Of The Season

By the end of the second inning, the Cincinnati Reds had a 9-0 lead and Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester was out of the ballgame. Still not clear if Lester has an injury, but he asked for the trainer after an RBI-double that put the Reds up 8-0 at the time. Lester gave up nine […]
Cubbies Crib 15 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester doing what he always does – leading the way

The Chicago Cubs signed left-hander Jon Lester to his six-year deal in hopes of landing a true ace. They got just that – and 2017, while it’s seen its ups-and-downs, is no exception. Although his numbers aren’t where we’ve come to expect, Jon Lester continues to prove his worth for the Chicago...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 9 hours ago

Reds 13, Cubs 10: No relief, and Jon Lester is injured

Something has to be done about these bullpen failures. You know, when you spot the other team a nine-run lead and come back and tie the game on the strength of six home runs, you really ought to win. Unfortunately, when your late-inning relief takes that tie game and throws three innings and allows...
Braves blast Jeff Hoffman and the Rockies bullpen, Nolan Arenado injured in a rout at Coors Field

Braves blast Jeff Hoffman and the Rockies bullpen, Nolan Arenado injured in a rout at Coors Field

A tangled mess at Coors Field unraveled early Thursday afternoon as rookie right-hander Jeff Hoffman craned his neck to see home run after home run leave the yard. Before the end, it devolved into a dilemma.
All Things Rockies | Denver Post 10 hours ago

Nolan Arenado leaves a Rockies blowout after re-injuring his hand

Nolan Arenado appeared to injure an already ailing left hand Thursday afternoon in the seventh inning of the Rockies' game against the Braves at Coors Field. He immediately left the game.
Washington Times 10 hours ago

Braves crush Rockies 10-4 as Arenado leaves with injury

DENVER (AP) - Ender Inciarte hit two of Atlanta's four homers and the Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 10-4 on Thursday. Freddie Freeman and Tyler Flowers also homered, and Lucas Sims (1-3) got his first win in the majors for the Braves, who managed a four-game split at Coors Field ...
Mile High Sports 9 hours ago

Momentum doesn’t carry as Rockies lose ballgame and Arenado

The Rockies fell 10-4 to the Atlanta Braves and Nolan Arenado aggravated a left-hand injury suffered earlier in the week.
Rox Pile 15 hours ago

Colorado Rockies history: Reliving Nolan Arenado’s amazing catch (video)

As we continue our look at the 32 top moments in Colorado Rockies history, we take a look at an outstanding defensive play by Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado. Let’s be honest … there are many plays that Arenado has made over the years that could fit on an all-time list like this. The […] Colorado...
Washington Times 4 hours ago
Fowler has 3 RBIs, Cardinals top Pirates 11-7

Fowler has 3 RBIs, Cardinals top Pirates 11-7

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Dexter Fowler's two -run triple sparked the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-7 comeback win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night at PNC Park. With the Cardinals trailing 5-4 with one out in the seventh inning, Fowler tripled down the right field line off reliever Joaquin Benoit ...
Viva El Birdos 10 hours ago

Cardinals v Pirates Lineups, Game Thread August 17

Trevor Rosenthal hits the DL Cardinals v Pirates Lineups, Game Thread August 17 Trevor Rosenthal hits the DL. Luke Weaver called up in his place. Today's Lineups ST. LOUIS CARDINALS PITTSBURGH PIRATES Matt Carpenter - 1B Starling Marte - LF Tommy Pham - LF Josh Harrison - 2B Paul DeJong...
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball 4 hours ago

Fowler has 3 RBIs, Cardinals top Pirates 11-7 (Aug 17, 2017)

PITTSBURGH (AP) Dexter Fowler's two -run triple sparked the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-7 comeback win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night at PNC Park.
San Francisco Chronicle 11 hours ago
Kevin Durant would reject White House visit

Kevin Durant would reject White House visit

The invitation from the White House has not been extended to the Warriors — and there’s no indication when — or if — it will be. But on Thursday, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant made his stance on the issue clear: he would not go and does not want to meet President Trump. “Nah, I won’t do that,” said Durant in an interview with ESPN. “I don’t respect who’s in office right now.” The issue has been simmering from the moment the Warriors beat the Cavs in five games in June to win their second NBA title in three seasons.
CSN Washington 15 hours ago

'Kevin Durant Day' parade takes over Seat Pleasant

NBA world champion and Price George's County native Kevin Durant was back in the nation's capital on Thursday afternoon.But the former Montrose Christian
Golden State Of Mind 13 hours ago

Off-court action: Leadership recognizing leadership

Steve Kerr, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant respond to the Trump-related events of the week with inspiration, emoji and profanity. Nary a person can argue that Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr doesn’t know a thing or two about leadership. With the Chicago Bulls, Kerr won three NBA championships (1996-98)....
Washington Times 6 hours ago
Sanchez powers Yankees past Mets 7-5 for Subway Series sweep

Sanchez powers Yankees past Mets 7-5 for Subway Series sweep

NEW YORK (AP) - Gary Sanchez homered and matched a career high with five RBIs, Luis Severino got right back on track and the New York Yankees made it a four-game sweep in the Subway Series with a 7-5 victory Thursday night over the Mets. Sanchez hit a three-run homer ...
Sports Illustrated 4 hours ago

While Judge Struggles, Gary Sanchez Has Emerged as Yankees Best Offensive Threat

The New York Yankees may be dealing with a slumping Aaron Judge, but Gary Sanchez has been on a tear since the beginning of the month.
New York Post 6 hours ago

Gary Sanchez puts on offensive show as Yankees sweep Mets

The gap between the Yankees and Mets has seldom been wider in the interleague era. In case there was any question about the breadth of the chasm, the Yankees grated Steven Matz’s face into the dirt Thursday, completing the second season-sweep of their crosstown rival in the 21-year history of the Subway Series with a...
New York Daily News 13 hours ago
Jose Reyes placed on 10-Day DL with left oblique strain

Jose Reyes placed on 10-Day DL with left oblique strain

The Mets have placed infielder Jose Reyes on the disabled list with a left oblique strain.
Mets 101 12 hours ago

Jose Reyes Becomes Latest Met To Hit DL

The Mets placed Jose Reyes on the 10-day disabled list Thursday with a left oblique strain.
Mets 101 8 hours ago

Mets place Jose Reyes on 10-day DL

The New York Mets placed Jose Reyes on the 10-day disabled list on Thursday and made a host of other transactions

QB Jay Cutler makes his debut, RB Jay Ajayi starts, but Dolphins lose to Ravens, 31-7

Quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Jay Ajayi started for the Miami Dolphins on Thursday against Baltimore, boosting hopes that despite an injury-filled training camp, everything can still be OK by the Sept. 10 opener against Tampa Bay. And judging by Thursday’s performance — despite the 31-7...
numberFire 14 hours ago

Surgery for Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill (ACL) taking place Thursday

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill's ACL operation will take place on Thursday. What It Means: Tannehill will require 10-12 months of rehab. Now 29 and coming off two ACL injuries in eight months, Tannehill is due a guaranteed $17.47 million in 2018. The Dolphins turn to Jay Cutler to...
CSN Bay Area 8 hours ago
'For Brandon, he would like to get back.' Will Belt return this season?

'For Brandon, he would like to get back.' Will Belt return this season?

SAN FRANCISCO It has been nearly two weeks since Brandon Belt walked out of AT&T Park with yet another concussion. On Friday he could take a big step.Belt will do some light cardio in hopes of ramping up the rehab process. That is generally the biggest step for concussed players. Often times, that cardio session leads to a longer shutdown when the player feels discomfort from activity. The Giants are hopeful that Belt will report only positive signs.He seems to be doing a little better, manager Bruce Bochy said.
San Jose Mercury News 7 hours ago

Giants notes: Belt expected to take ‘big step’ in recovery from concussion

Brandon Belt is expected to resume cardio training on Friday.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago

'Erratic' Glen Perkins has rough return to the mound during Game 1 loss

In his first appearance in 16 months, Twins pitcher Glen Perkins retired just one batter but acknowledged better days are ahead.
MLB Trade Rumors 4 hours ago

MLB Daily Roster Roundup: Peralta, Perkins, Rosenthal

IMPACT ROSTER MOVES ARZ: OF David Peralta was reinstated from Paternity Leave List; SP Anthony Banda optioned to minors. | Diamondbacks Depth Chart Peralta played RF and batted 1st in Thursday’s game. Banda was scheduled to pitch on Sunday. No word on who will replace him in the rotation. MIN: RP Glen...
Chicago Tribune 8 hours ago

Crazy day, wild week - and more madness on the way for unpredictable Cubs

Kris Bryant got tossed from a game last month for the first time in his career after arguing a strike that clearly was out of the zone. Ben Zobrist nearly got ejected Wednesday after a strike was called on a hit-by-pitch in the ninth inning. It's getting weird on the North Side, and manager Joe...
MLB 14 hours ago

Zo' HBP flap: A sign of the apocalypse?

Ben Zobrist may be the most mild-mannered of all the players who manager Joe Maddon has known. So, for Zobrist to get involved in two disputed plays in a short amount of time -- and nearly get ejected -- is rare.
LA Times 7 hours ago

Raiders' Sean Smith arrested, charged with assault in Pasadena

Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was arrested Thursday and charged with assault and battery following a July 4 altercation with his sister’s boyfriend in Old Town Pasadena, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced. Smith, 30, who signed a $40-million, four-year deal last...
San Francisco Chronicle 6 hours ago

Raiders’ Smith charged with felony assault

Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was arrested Thursday on a felony assault charge for allegedly stomping on a man’s head in the early hours of July 4th in Pasadena The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office alleges Smith “beat and then stomped” the head of his sister’s...
Thunderous Intentions 14 hours ago
Russell Westbrook early favorite to win MVP

Russell Westbrook early favorite to win MVP

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Welcome to Loud City 11 hours ago

Watch: Russell Westbrook’s top plays from an unforgettable MVP season

Witness the rise of one man’s fight to remain relevant and redefine history Russell Westbrook’s MVP season became an 82-game piece of Avant-garde performance art which transcended the most vivid descriptors. Even record-setting numbers: 31.6 PPG, 10.7 RPG, 10.4 APG, and 42 cannot define what the...
Sports Illustrated 13 hours ago

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Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt and Houston's Jose Altuve continue to lead the MVP races in the NL and AL, respectively, but the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and the Angels' Mike Trout are closing the gap.
Larry Brown Sports 6 hours ago

Report: New Marlins owners will seriously consider trading Stanton

Where there’s smoke, there’s often fire, and it’s getting pretty smoky on the Giancarlo Stanton trade front. Earlier this week a report said Stanton cleared revocable waivers, which is not too surprising given the slugger’s bloated contract. Clearing waivers means Stanton could be traded prior...
Washington Times 8 hours ago

Ryan Madson placed on disabled list

The Washington Nationals swapped two relievers Thursday night. Ryan Madson was placed on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 14, because of a sprained right finger. The Nationals first said Madson, 36, had an issue with a blister, before saying he needed further exams. Since being acquired with Sean ...
Washington Times 8 hours ago

Mets put infielder Jose Reyes on 10-day disabled list

NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Reyes was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday by the New York Mets with a sore left ribcage. Fellow infielder Wilmer Flores remained out of the lineup against the Yankees with a similar injury. Flores planned to work out before the game, and the ...
Express-Times 6 hours ago
Eagles beat Bills Bills 20-16 as Ronald Darby impresses, Carson Wentz and offense struggle | Observations

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While the Eagles' first-team defense intercepted Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor twice and pitched a second consecutive shutout, Carson Wentz and the offense struggled to get anything going due at least in part to Matt Tobin starting at right tackle and Lane Johnson lining up at left tackle in place of Jason Peters who missed the contest due to a death in the family.
Buffalo Rumblings 10 hours ago
Cordy Glenn, Jordan Matthews among four to miss Buffalo Bills preseason game at Philadelphia

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Jeremy Butler and Bacarri Rambo are also out The Buffalo Bills have announced that four players will miss tonight’s preseason tilt against the Philadelphia Eagles: offensive tackle Cordy Glenn, wide receivers Jordan Matthews and Jeremy Butler, and safety Bacarri Rambo. Glenn isn’t expected to be ready until the regular season due to a foot injury that’s kept him sidelined for most of training camp. Seantrel Henderson started at left tackle against the Minnesota Vikings in his place, but struggled against the starters. Dion Dawkins may see some first-team work on the left side...

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