George Kirby pitches into 6th vs. Angels, strikes out 7

George Kirby pitches into 6th vs. Angels, strikes out 7 n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”george-kirby-pitches-into-6th-vs-angels-strikes-out-7″,”type”:”story”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”george-kirby-pitches-into-6th-vs-angels-strikes-out-7″,”type”:”story”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”george-kirby-pitches-into-6th-vs-angels-strikes-out-7″,”type”:”story”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”“I’m just going to continue to keep pounding the zone and let the guys try and beat me,” Kirby said. “I’m not scared of the zone. I’m just going to keep filling it up.”nnIt was only one at-bat within another solid outing. But the moment … Read more

Quick hits: Jordan Montgomery wins third in succession as Cardinals beat Rockies again | St. Louis Cardinals

An update on the Cardinals’ two deadline-day trades completed Aug. 2 reveals the following: Jose Quintana and Jordan Montgomery, both left-handers, have made six starts. The Cardinals have won all six games, with Montgomery, who came from the New York Yankees, receiving credit for three wins in his three outings. Including the Cardinals’ 5-1 triumph … Read more

Dodgers reporter wrecks himself on Brewers slide, announcers laugh hysterically

Spectrum SportsNet LA reporter David Vassegh really wanted to take a ride on Bernie Brewer’s slide at American Family Field with the Los Angeles Dodgers in town to face the Milwaukee Brewers. Tomorrow? pic.twitter.com/TpEu1p9VU7 — David Vassegh (@THEREAL_DV) August 16, 2022 Well, Vassegh indeed took the slide ride, and it did not go well. Vassegh … Read more

LeBron James extension means the Lakers need to do whatever it takes to win now

The biggest news of the day came a few minutes before the NBA’s 2022-23 schedule release. The Lakers and LeBron James agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension, sources told The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The deal keeps James under contract with Los Angeles through at least the 2023-24 season. James has a player option … Read more

Borna Coric spoils Rafael Nadal’s return from 6-week layoff with 3-set win at Western & Southern Open

MASON, Ohio — Borna Coric spoiled Rafael Nadal’s return from a six-week layoff, beating the Spanish star 7-6 (9), 4-6, 6-3 on Wednesday night in the Western & Southern Open. The winner of a men’s record 22 Grand Slam championships, including two this year, hadn’t played since July 6 after an abdominal tear forced him … Read more

Josh Donaldson’s grand slam in 10th leads Yankees to comeback win

The way the Yankees have been hitting lately, their games have largely lacked drama because their lineup has not posed much threat of a comeback. They made up for that in emphatic fashion Wednesday night. After wiping out a four-run deficit to force extra innings and then falling behind by three runs in the top … Read more

49ers injury news positive to open joint practice with Vikings

The 49ers needed some good news on the injury front after three members of their starting secondary went down within a two weeks of each other. One of those players returned to practice Wednesday though when the 49ers opened their joint sessions vs. the Vikings in Minnesota. Cornerback Emmanuel Moseley, defensive lineman Arik Armstead and … Read more

Mariners Breakdown: Chaos ball returns? A look at AL’s wild card leaders

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 16: Julio Rodriguez #44 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the ninth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 16, 2022 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images) (Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images) The Mariners were … Read more

UFC welterweights predict Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2

Share this article share tweet text E-mail link on Facebook on Twitter via text message on LinkedIn by e-mail https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/lists/ufc-278-kamaru-usman-vs-leon-edwards-2-welterweight-peer-fighter-predictions August 17, 2022 10:02 pm ET The UFC welterweight title is up for grabs this Saturday. Champion Kamaru Usman returns to the octagon in the main event of UFC 278 in Salt Lake City to … Read more