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Topic - Chris Stewart
On a night usually dominated by news of players let loose, the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics filled pitching needs with trades.
As Scott Kazmir and Willie Bloomquist found new teams and other big-money free agents negotiated, dozens of players with lower profiles waited to find out whether they would be dumped on the market by their clubs Monday night.
Add starting pitcher Andy Pettitte to the long list of All-Stars on the New York Yankees' disabled list.
The heat is rising on Planet Earth.
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervellli broke his right hand on Ivan Nova's fifth pitch the game against Toronto on Friday night, and two innings later New York's starter walked off the mound with pain in his right elbow.
The 43-year-old right-hander is baseball's saves leader with 608. He missed most of last season after he tore a ligament in his right knee while catching fly balls during batting practice.
The great Mariano Rivera is getting set to close his career.
Lottery ticket lines swelled Friday as the record Mega Millions jackpot grew to $640 million, thanks to players who cast aside concerns about long odds and opened their wallets for a shot at what could be the biggest single lotto payout in the world.
Jaroslav Halak shrugged off his shaky start to the season, making 29 saves as the St. Louis Blues won coach Ken Hitchcock's debut with a 3-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
The advertising theme for the St. Louis Blues this season is "Don't Stop Believing."
Chris Stewart spent his last season at Notre Dame studying constantly.
Pick a moment.
As the Nationals and Giants inched ever-closer to — and then soared past — the four-hour mark Monday night, the crowd at AT&T Park never wavered. The innings continued to pass, the pitchers and position players left on each team's bench continued to wane and ultimately the Nationals found themselves turning to their last man standing.
Washington's centerpiece trade deadline deal continued to pay big dividends Thursday night, as new Capital Jason Arnott buried an Alexander Semin feed with just 5:19 left to play in regulation in a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues at Verizon Center.
Just four days after Erik Johnson was traded away by the Blues, the star defenseman returned to St. Louis intent on proving they made a mistake in letting him go.
"You only need one finger with him, so if I get four cut off we are still good to go," Yankees catcher Chris Stewart said.
"Having a guy out there who knows where he's going to throw it every single time — you can't ask for better than that. And then to have a guy with one of the best pitches in the game — it makes my job easy. If you have the lead after eight, there's a pretty good chance you are going to get a win," he said.