Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones ‘home and fine’ after minor auto crash
Recovering: Jerry Jones is "home and fine" after being involved in a minor automobile accident on Wednesday. (Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)DALLAS — Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was “home and fine” after reportedly being involved in a minor, two-vehicle car crash Wednesday evening in Dallas, his son said. Cowboys executive Stephen Jones told The Dallas Morning News that his father was resting comfortably at home. A Dallas police spokesperson did not confirm whether Jerry Jones was involved in the incident, citing department practice. Under Jerry Jones’ ownership, the Cowboys have won three Super Bowls and 12 NFC East division titles, including the 2021 season, according to CBS Sports.wftv.com
Braves tender contract to OF Duvall, re-sign Arcia, Heredia
The Atlanta Braves tendered a contract to slugger Adam Duvall, ensuring the National League RBI leader returns to the World Series-winning club for another season. The tendering of Duvall by the Tuesday night deadline was among a flurry of moves for the Braves, who also reached contract agreements with bench players Orlando Arcia and Guillermo Heredia. The club did not offer 2022 contracts to pitchers Richard Rodriguez and infielder Johan Camargo, making them free agents.news.yahoo.com
Conforto HR in 9th, Mets overcome early gaffe to top Pirates
Dominic Smith led off the ninth with a single and Conforto followed with his fourth homer. The Mets lost four of seven to Pittsburgh in a pair of series surrounding the All-Star break. But TV replays showed the ball was touching the chalk when Walker hit it, and plate umpire Jeremy Riggs correctly called it a fair ball. Walker turned to argue the call as the ball rolled toward the Pirates dugout, and no Mets reacted to retrieve it. Pirates: Chase De Jong (1-3, 5.59 ERA) will start on Monday as the Pirates start a six-game road trip with three games against Arizona.wftv.com
Anderson, Pirates win 2-0 to stop Brewers' 11-game run
Brewers Pirates Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tyler Anderson delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, July 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) (Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH — (AP) — Tyler Anderson pitched seven sparkling innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended Milwaukee's 11-game winning streak Sunday with a 2-0 victory over the Brewers. Kevin Newman homered and Wilmer Difo had an RBI double as the Pirates stopped a six-game slide. Anderson had gone eight starts without a win since May 9 when he beat the Cubs in Chicago. Pirates: Rookie RHP Luis Oviedo (left quad strain) was set to begin a rehab assignment with Indianapolis on Sunday night.wftv.com
Cubs clinch playoff spot, Pirates win on Stallings HR in 9th
The NL Central-leading Cubs were assured a spot in the expanded playoff field when Philadelphia was swept in a doubleheader at Washington. It was Stallings’ third home run of the season and the third game-ending hit of his career. Anthony Rizzo’s two-run homer in the eighth inning had pulled the Cubs into a tie at 2-all. The Pirates took a 2-0 lead on RBI doubles by Erik Gonzalez in the second inning and Adam Frazier in the fifth. Pirates: RHP Trevor Williams (1-8, 6.70) has lost five straight decisions since getting his lone win Aug. 13 at Cincinnati.
Sogard bails out Hader, lifts Brewers with 1st walkoff HR
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Sogard celebrates after hitting a walk off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE Eric Sogard bailed out All-Star closer Josh Hader by hitting his first career walkoff home run, a two-run shot that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Saturday night. Something you probably wont see again out of Hader, kind of a fluke thing," Sogard said. Entering Saturday, the left-handed Hader was 7-for-7 in save opportunities and had not allowed a run or a hit all season. UP NEXTPirates LHP Steven Brault (0-1, 4.80 ERA) faces Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 3.19 ERA) in game three of the four-game series.