The Boston Red Sox will ask the city to rename Yawkey Way, the street alongside Fenway Park, to change what owner John Henry called a haunting reminder of the ballclub's history of racial intolerance. Henry told the Boston Herald on Thursday that…JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated. Radiation was completed in March and I had surgery in April to successfully remove the cancer.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Nomar Mazara keeps driving in runs, and it's helping the Texas Rangers climb in the AL wild-card race.SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Writer)
With 33-year-old Edwin Jackson mostly frustrating the San Diego Padres for seven innings, Ryan Zimmerman and the rest of the Washington Nationals figured out a way to win on just four hits. Zimmerman homered with two outs in the eighth inning to…BERNIE WILSON (AP Sports Writer)
Cardinals center fielder Dexter Fowler had not felt fully healthy for quite a while. Fowler's two-run triple sparked the Cardinals to an 11-7 comeback win over the Pirates. ''(Fowler is) fitting into those spots in big situations,'' Cardinals…WES CROSBY (Associated Press)