If Brian Giles is going to hit for power anywhere, it’s at hitter-friendly Great American Ball Park against the Reds. San Diego’s right fielder hit two home runs for the second consecutive day and Jake Peavy remained unbeaten against Cincinnati in the Padres’ 10-4 victory Sunday. “I’ve hit the ball like that before,” said Giles.
Testament collapsed twice but appeared to be unharmed after apparently succumbing to heat exhaustion near the winners’ circle at Saratoga Race Course following Sunday’s first race. “Sometimes when it’s cooler like it has been for the past few days and then you get a hotter or more humid day, it hits them hard,” said Dr.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (Ticker) — Belmont Stakes winner Rags to Riches will not race in the Alabama Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
Coach Jeff Fisher insists he was just enforcing the rules. He wasn’t sending a message that no one, not even Vince Young, is above them. Benching Young did prove how much the Titans need their quarterback on the field, not the sidelines. With Young punished for missing curfew, the Titans struggled to move the ball in the exhibition opener against Washington.
Michael Strahan missed the New York Giants’ preseason opener and so did the rest of the defense. Strahan had an excuse. The seven-time Pro Bowl defensive end is holding out while he decides whether to retire. The rest of New York’s defenders played like they had retired in their first game under new coordinator Steve Spagnuolo.
Tony Stewart was more stunned than anyone.
Sebastien Bourdais, headed to Formula One next year, filled one of the few gaps on his stellar Champ Car resume Sunday with his first victory at the Road America circuit.
Hard luck Anthony Reyes won his second game of the season and Ryan Ludwick homered and drove in four runs, helping the surging St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-2 on Sunday. Reyes (2-11) worked six innings and got his first career hit and RBI during a five-run third for St. Louis, which took two of three from the sagging Dodgers to complete a 5-2 homestand.
When Tom Glavine first got to New York, the former Braves star struggled on the mound and heard the fans chanting ‘Tom-my Glav-ine’ with a simple twist: “With some expletives added,” Glavine said. It took him four years, but it’s safe to say he’s turned around even the most hardened Mets fans. Glavine became the 23rd pitcher to win his 300th game last Sunday night, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-3 at…
Belmont Stakes winner Rags to Riches will miss the Alabama Stakes on Saturday, and is now scheduled to run in the $300,000 Ruffian Stakes at Belmont Park on Sept. 8. Despite an encouraging workout at Saratoga on Sunday, trainer Todd Pletcher said his star 3-year-old filly missed too much training time while undergoing a complete physical examination after two scheduled workouts were canceled last…