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Daily Archives: 22nd June 2018

Harper planning to be in 2018 HR Derby

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper said he plans to compete in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby in his home confines at Nationals Park on July 16, but on one very specific, and potentially uncertain, condition: He’ll only take part if he’s named a National League All-Star. “So count me in for the Derby if and only if I make the team,” ...

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Bob Elliott's Baseball: Braves' Bourjos has deep connection to Blue Jays

Like all men, Chris Bourjos is adept at clicking from one station to another. For 18 seasons, starting in the fall of 1984, Bourjos scouted for the Toronto Blue Jays. Now, at times he comes across a game televised from Rogers Centre. “At times I don’t even want to watch, I turn it off,” said Bourjos from Scottsdale, Az. “The ...

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Friday 5: The race for points intensifies

With only six drivers qualified for NASCAR’s postseason via wins so far, the Cup series could see half a dozen or more make the playoffs by points. That will make every decision through the Sept. 9 regular-season finale at Indianapolis critical for drivers and teams. When to pit. If to pit. Take no tires. Take two tires. Take four tires. ...

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Kershaw to skip rehab start, rejoin Dodgers on Saturday

Initially slated for a minor-league rehab start Saturday, Clayton Kershaw – sidelined for the last three weeks with a lower back strain – will instead rejoin the Los Angeles Dodgers and take the mound against the New York Mets at Citi Field, the club confirmed. More to come. Let’s block ads! <a href="https://blockads.fivefilters.org/acceptab… MLB | theScore

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BREAKING: Kershaw back tomorrow vs. deGrom

NEW YORK — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will make a surprise return from the disabled list on Saturday to start Los Angeles’ game against the Mets, who will be starting National League Cy Young Award candidate Jacob deGrom. Kershaw has been on the DL since June 1 with lower back discomfort. … MLB News Index

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Karlsson, Kessel the big trade bait at NHL draft

A year after shaking up his team with trades at the draft that altered the landscape of the NHL, Stan Bowman isn’t letting on that he’ll make the same kinds of moves now. “I learned to never try to predict the future,” the Chicago Blackhawks general manager said. “It’s difficult to predict the magnitude of changes as we go forward.” ...

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