The New York Giants waived tight end Jake Ballard after he failed a physical exam.
The $103 million investment the Boston Red Sox made in Daisuke Matsuzaka took another hit Friday when manager Terry Francona said the right-hander probably will need elbow surgery.
Ten long months ago, Ryan Zimmerman might have taken the field with this subliminal sign flashing over his head: Future of the Franchise.
As Dmitri Young prepared to step toward the plate with the bases loaded in the fifth inning yesterday at RFK Stadium, Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta turned to his cleanup hitter with some last-minute advice.
CHICAGO CUBS AT WASHINGTON NATIONALS