Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Wednesday Morning Quick Hitters

The Tampa Bay Rays got men on in the 9th and Navvaro hit a deep fly past the drawn in outfield to propel the Rays to a 2 - 1 win over the Boston Red Sox. The Rays are now 1 game up on the Red Sox. In other Sox news Theo Epstein appears close to signing a new deal.

The AL Central had some movement as the Minnesota Twins lost on a Victor Martinez walk off HR in the 12th inning, 12 - 9. The Chicago White Sox beat the Yankees at Yankee Stadium 6 - 2. The White Sox are 2 1/2 games up on the Twins in the Central and the Twins trail the Red Sox by 7 games in the Wild Card standings. In other Yankee news, Derek Jeter became the all time hit leader in Yankee Stadium.

1st Place in the NL East changed hands on Tuesday as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 8 - 7 and the New York Mets continue their slide by losing to the Washington Nationals 1 - 0. The Phillies are 1/2 game up on the Mets. The Mets are 1/2 game up on the Milwaukee Brewers in the Wild Card standings.

Prince Fielder tried to singlehandedly bring the Brewers back fronm the brink, but a Kerry Wood curve ball ended Fielder's and the Brewers night, leading the Cubs to a 5 - 4 win over the Brewers.

The NL West may still be in play as Arizona hangs tough beating the San Francisco Giants 2 - 0. The LA Dodgers also won, beating the Pirates 6 - 2. The Dodgers are 4 1/2 games up on the D-Backs.

Tommy Kelly, no not Johnny Dangerously's brother, the Oakland Raiders DT, was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

The Seattle Seahawks re-sign embattled former Seahawk Koran Robinson.

The Anehiem Ducks waived veteran defenseman Mathieu Schneider

Patrick Roy's son pleads not guilty in on ice attack. Here is the video.



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