Mariners add depth in deadline deals with Giants, Dodgers
The Seattle Mariners supplemented on Tuesday ahead of the trade deadline, hoping their big splash of last week and some minor moves prove to be enough to end the longest playoff drought in baseball. The Mariners acquired two injured players from the San Francisco Giants in left-hander Matthew Boyd and catcher Curt Casali and also picked up infielder Jake Lamb from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto made a splash last week by acquiring Cincinnati Reds pitcher Luis Castillo to bolster the rotation before picking up a few, lesser-known names the Mariners hope will contribute down the stretch.news.yahoo.com
Birthday boy LeMahieu scores in 10th, Yanks beat Reds 7-6
DJ LeMahieu capped his 34th birthday by sliding across the plate on Alexis Díaz’s second straight wild pitch in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and stop a three-game losing streak.
Cooper homers, Sanchez dominates, Marlins knock out Cubs 2-0
Miami Marlins relief pitcher Brandon Kintzler, left, and catcher Chad Wallach (17) celebrate a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)CHICAGO – The Miami Marlins didn't need a hand from a fan at Wrigley Field to knock the Chicago Cubs out of the playoffs this time. Led by manager Don Mattingly and CEO Derek Jeter, the Marlins remained unbeaten in all seven postseason series they have played following triumphs in the 1997 and 2003 World Series. The Cubs haven’t advanced since the 2017 team lost in the NLCS. You can make your first half disappear.”BRAVE WORLDThe Marlins lost six of 10 against the Braves, including a 29-9 romp at Atlanta on Sept. 9.
Wrecker driver killed on the job remembered at vigil
UPDATE to fatal shooting of wrecker driver at 215 W. Little York Rd: The male driving the wanted suspects' vehicle is identified as Idelfonso Gamez Torres, 42. He is wanted for questioning in Wednesday's murder. "Whenever someone would start arguing with people, he'd take their pictures for his own safety. In this case, it was a good picture. It was the business Martinez started.A GoFundMe account was set up to pay for Martinez's funeral expenses.abc13.com
Ex-Astros pitcher Octavio Dotel linked to Dominican drug ring
Closing pitcher Octavio Dotel #29 of the Houston Astros delivers the ball in the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs June 1, 2004, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested former MLB pitcher Octavio Dotel and cited ex-infielder Luis Castillo for their alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring, officials said Tuesday. "Eighteen other people are linked to this network, including athletes and baseball players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo," Rodrguez said in a news conference, calling it "the most important drug trafficking structure in the region." Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. There was no immediate comment from Dotel, who set a record for playing on more MLB teams than any other player.