Bregman homers as Astros top Cubs 2-1 with 2-hitter

That club is the group of Cubs shortstops that have hit at least 20 home runs and driven in at least 90 RBI in a single season. The Cubs extended their lead in the NL Central to 16 games over St. Meanwhile, starting for the Astros on Sunday night is Mike Fiers . Contreras followed with a sacrifice fly to right field, with Astros right fielder George Springer delivering an errant throw up the third-base line that allowed Soler to score.Springer and Contreras crossed paths again in the ...

Wenger calls for patience with new Arsenal signing Perez

Wenger calls for patience with new Arsenal signing Perez

He said: "I like to change the team at the beginning of the game because it's important to keep good energy, to keep good possibilities every time, and a good regularity". They have played three games, won one, drew one and lost one, scoring six goals and conceding five goals in total. The Gunners will be without Euro 2016 star Aaron Ramsey against the Saints this Saturday.

Wiesberger takes 1-stroke lead after 2nd round of KLM Open

Wiesberger takes 1-stroke lead after 2nd round of KLM Open

The 30-year-old treated the packed galleries in Spijk to a masterclass of iron play and long putting to fend off the tough challenge of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger. The Aussie blotted his card with bogeys at the second and uncharacteristically at the par-five 15th hole to go along with his four birdies as he struggled for control of the tee all day.

Chiefs' Peters raises fist during national anthem

A handful of NFL players joined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's controversial protest against racial inequality on Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks - kneeling or raising fists during the USA national anthem.

Gets pinch hit in surprise return

Morgan was staked to a 2-0 lead before his work even started, and was never in any serious trouble. With one win over their last 10 games, the Miami Marlins hope Giancarlo Stanton can provide a late-season resurgence for the club. On the other hand, you might question whether the Marlins are really taking that much more risk with Stanton facing in-game stuff. "But again, I talk about it a lot - things can change quickly".

Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets

I'm on record saying signing Tebow was worth a shot for a team like the Reds, and the Mets are no different in that regard. Tebow has an incredible hill to climb to become a major-league baseball player - only 10 percent of minor leaguers ever reach the show - and he's a 29-year-old man who hasn't played anything close to serious baseball in more than a decade.