The Kansas City Royals avoided a three-game sweep at the hands of the visiting Twins by beating Minnesota 6-4 Sunday. Tony Abreu matched his career high with three RBIs for Kansas City.
The Royals start a four game series with the Texas Rangers at 1:10 this (Mon) afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six scoreless innings, striking out nine before being pulled Sunday as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3.
The NL East-leading Nationals took three of four from St. Louis.
The Redbirds open up a three game series with the New York Mets this afternoon at 1:15 at Busch Stadium.
Denny Hamlin is NASCAR’s hottest driver right now. Hamlin has the inside track for the No. 1 seed in the Chase for the Championship with his second straight victory, and fourth of his NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Hamlin held off Jeff Gordon on a two-lap green-white-checkered flag finish to win the AdvoCare 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hamlin also won last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Hamlin leads the Sprint Cup victory parade with four, putting him in position to top the standings when the 12-drive Chase starts.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams claimed rookie running back Terrance Ganaway and defensive tackle Kellen Heard off waivers. The moves were made yesterday, one day after receiver Greg Salas was traded to New England and cornerback Jerome Murphy was released. Ganaway was waived by the New York Jets on Friday.
The NFL referees union says the league is engaged in a misinformation campaign following unsuccessful negotiations over the weekend.
The two sides failed to reach an agreement Saturday when they met for the third day in a row, and the league said it’s proceeding with replacement officials.
The NFL locked out the referees in early June, and hired replacements, whose work in exhibition games has been heavily criticized. On Sunday the league sent teams a memo saying it upped its offer to the union and thought it was close to a deal, but the union says there was no agreement.
The Carrollton JV football game scheduled for tonight (Mon) has been cancelled. Football practice will be held at 5 p.m.