Bob Baffert’s seemingly endless string of Kentucky Derby hopefuls grew by one Saturday when Uncle Chuck won the Grade 3 $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby by an easy four lengths.
NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka was released from New York-Presbyterian Saturday evening for tests and observation after being hit in the head by a comebacker during live batting practice. The veteran right-hander was hit by a Giancarlo Stanton line drive on the right, top side of his head.
The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed because of positive tests for the coronavirus.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's new pitching addition Madison Bumgarner was having a little fun on the mound during his first summer workout on Saturday, dropping down sidearm and firing a fastball that buzzed catcher Stephen Vogt, who quickly spun out of harm's way.
Had the Indians changed their name when they dumped Chief Wahoo going into the 2019 season, they would look like trailblazers, not reactionaries.
NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage is expected to miss the upcoming WNBA season for health reasons, according to her agent.
BALTIMORE — Mike Elias, the man charged with guiding the Orioles through a homegrown rebuilding process that now features this summer’s coronavirus-caused detour, has been steadfast this week that if anyone on the major league team wanted to opt out of the 2020 season, the team would understand.
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff has been working on his mindset, trying to have a good time regardless of results to help him perform closer to his potential.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Corey Kluber has earned the nickname “Klubot” thanks to the robotic way he goes about the business of being an elite MLB pitcher.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus, a jarring hit to the NL East champions less than three weeks before the start of the pandemic-delayed season.