Lobaton has caught seven of Gonzalez’s past eight starts, including a rain-shortened outing in Philadelphia, and it would be no surprise if he was behind the plate again Friday.
The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump’s golf course in Los Angeles, the first significant fallout for golf from the Republican presidential candidate’s comments on illegal Mexican immigrants.
Span and Escobar were both left out of Tuesday’s lineup because of injuries, and the center fielder said he plans to see a specialist about his bothersome back.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson recently told an audience in San Diego that God spoke to him immediately after he threw a decisive interception to seal his team’s Super Bowl loss in February.
Gone are the days when a player could market his brand by playing in New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. For players like LaMarcus Aldridge, it’s possible to remain a star while tucked away in San Antonio.
After a stellar first half to the season, Scherzer was voted to his third consecutive All-Star Game on Monday. He will join Harper, one of the National League’s starting outfielders, in Cincinnati next week.
Kuznetsov, who had a breakout performance with five goals and two assists in the playoffs, signed a two-year, $6 million deal that will allow him to remain a restricted free agent when it expires.
Span left Monday’s loss to the Cincinnati Reds in the third inning because of back spasms, while left hamstring tightness forced Escobar out of the game in the fifth.
After sweeping the Giants over the holiday weekend, Washington fell to Cincinnati on Monday. Casey Janssen gave up the go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning.
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more.
The United States’ win over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.
Lloyd had a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of the game and finished the month-long tournament as the winner of the Golden Ball for scoring six goals in seven matches, including in each game of the knockout phase.