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Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game (Yahoo Sports)

Emergency medical personnel attend to an injured fan in the stands at Turner Field during a baseball game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Atlanta. A fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night, and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital during the game between the Yankees and Atlanta Braves. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the Atlanta Police Department homicide unit confirmed the death hours after the fall in the seventh inning. The fall immediately followed the introduction of Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez as a pinch hitter.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 6:16 am

Dodgers score 4 runs in 7th to beat Cubs 5-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier follows through on a two-run single in front of Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Andre Ethier singled in a pair of go-ahead runs in the seventh inning, helping the Dodgers rally past the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory. The Dodgers have their third winning streak of five or more games for the first time since May 7-12. ”We worked really hard to get to this point,” Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 5:43 am

Wilson’s RBI fuels Rangers in 4-3 win over Orioles (Yahoo Sports)

Texas Rangers' Bobby Wilson celebrates at second base after hitting an RBI double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Bobby Wilson took it personally when the Orioles intentionally walked Will Venable ahead of him. Wilson lined a tiebreaking double with two out in the sixth inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday night. Elvis Andrus tripled off the left-field wall with two outs and Venable was walked to bring up Wilson.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 4:18 am

AP source: D-backs agree to trade reliever Reed to Mets (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Addison Reed (43) throws during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington. A person familiar with the deal says the New York Mets and Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a trade that would send reliever Addison Reed to the NL East leaders, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Looking for late-inning help in the bullpen, the New York Mets have agreed to a trade with Arizona that would send reliever Addison Reed to the NL East leaders, according to a person familiar with the deal. Multiple reports indicated the Diamondbacks would receive two minor leaguers from the Mets. Trying to reach the playoffs for the first time in nine years, the Mets acquired setup man Tyler Clippard and left-hander Eric O’Flaherty in separate trades with Oakland this summer.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 4:07 am

Astros’ Fiers follows no-no with another win, 4-1 over Twins (Yahoo Sports)

Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier goes high after the force out at second of Houston Astros' Marwin Gonzalez on a fielder's choice hit into by Astros' Evan Gattis in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Astros on 4-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Mike Fiers didn’t finish this start on the field. Fiers followed his no-hitter with another stellar start for Houston, pitching into the seventh inning with three hits allowed for the first-place Astros in a 4-1 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Twins. It’s a different team, a different game,” Fiers said.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 3:54 am

Ramirez homers, Pirates stay hot in 4-3 win over Rockies (Yahoo Sports)

Pittsburgh Pirates' Aramis Ramirez hits a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Aramis Ramirez can’t really describe it but he can sense it, the feeling that permeates a clubhouse during one of those summers that offers the promise of an even more exciting fall. At the moment, the Pittsburgh Pirates are swimming in it. The veteran third baseman mashed a three-run homer off Chris Rusin, J.A. Happ won his third straight start and the Pirates improved to a season-best 30 games over .500 following a 4-3 win over Colorado on Saturday night.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 3:28 am

Kelly wins 6th straight start, pitches Red Sox past Mets 3-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Boston Red Sox starter Joe Kelly pitches against the New York Mets in the first inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

In one month, Joe Kelly has gone from total disappointment to the top of the rotation. Kelly won his sixth straight outing, recovering nicely from a rocky start to outpitch Jacob deGrom and lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Mets 3-1 Saturday. Throwing all fastballs, obviously that hasn’t worked out,” Kelly said.


Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 1:55 am



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