Astros' Verlander, Leading Candidate For AL Cy Young


Published on August 29 2022 6:04 am
Last Updated on August 29 2022 6:05 am

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander, a leading candidate for the AL Cy Young Award, left Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles after three scoreless innings due to discomfort in his right calf. The Astros went on to win 3-1.

Manager Dusty Baker said after the game, “He’s going in for some imaging [Monday].” Hc called it “the best of bad news,” saying, “We were really glad that it wasn't anything to do with his arm or elbow or anything like that."


Mickey Mantle Card Sells For $12.6 Million

A mint condition 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $12.6 million Sunday via Heritage Auctions, setting a new record for sports memorabilia.

The previous record, set a few months ago, was $9.3 million for the jersey worn by soccer star Diego Maradona when he scored the “Hand of God” goal in the 1986 World Cup.

The rare Mantle card was sold by a New Jersey man who bought it for $50,000 at a 1991 show.


Team From Honolulu Wins Little League W.S.

The team from Honolulu, Hawaii, won the Little League World Series on Sunday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, beating the Curacao team 13-3.

The win came in just four innings, as under Little League rules, a team wins if it is leading by 10 runs or more after four innings. The championship was Hawaii’s fourth.


Major League Baseball

Sunday, August 28 Scoreboard

St. Louis 6, Atlanta 3

Milwaukee 9, Chicago Cubs 2

Arizona 3, Chicago White Sox 2

Oakland 4, New York Yankees 1

Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Miami 1

Washington 3, Cincinnati 2

PIttsburgh 5, Philadelphia 0

Tampa Bay 12, Boston 4

Los Angeles Angels 8, Toronto 3

Colorado 1, New York Mets 0

Houston 3, Baltimore 1

Kansas City 15, San Diego 7

Minnesota 8, San Francisco 3

Detroit 9, Texas 8

Seattle 4, Cleveland 0

Monday, August 29 Schedule (All Times Central)

Los Angeles Dodgers at Miami, 5:40 p.m.

St. Louis at Cincinnati, 5:40 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 6:40 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels, 8:38 p.m.

Philadelphia at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 8:45 p.m.