Rendon went 1 for 4 and played seven innings at second base for Double-A Harrisburg on Friday night, his first minor-league game since straining his oblique.
A year ago, Jackson said that “championships are won” because of near-perfect attendance at voluntary offseason workouts. His absence this week, undoubtedly tied to his TV show, shows how invested he is in the team.
A visit with a wrist specialist Thursday brought bad news for Werth and the Nationals, as the left fielder is expected to miss at least two months with wrist fractures.
Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.
The Redskins signed three defensive lineman this winter, including former Broncos nose tackle Terrance Knighton. The moves complement a change in philosophy along the defensive line.
Soccer’s World Cup is big business for host countries, and the game’s organizational structure does little to prevent graft, mismanagement and cost overruns, according to experts who say that driving factors such as tourism, global exposure and long-term infrastructure are chief motivators for some countries to fight — not always fairly — for the right to host.
Backstrom, who led the league with 60 assists during the regular season, underwent an arthroscopic procedure on one of his hips on Wednesday, according to a team spokesman.
The former Heisman Trophy winner, now with his fourth team after spending last season as a television analyst, will be competing for the No. 3 quarterback role with the Eagles.
Garman, who played in nine games for the Cowboys last season, will be eligible to play immediately for the Terrapins as a graduate transfer and should compete for the starting role.
Three of the biggest names competing at Roland Garros on Thursday encountered a bit of trouble, yet they all advanced to the next round of the French Open despite less-than-tidy victories.
The colt will likely face seven of his rivals from the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness Stakes, while two other formidable entries will be in the field for the Belmont Stakes on June 6.
Now in his second season as defensive coordinator and advance coach, Weidemaier discusses the Nationals’ error-laden April, the impact of Yunel Escobar and his coaching dreams.