>>Six Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame On Sunday
(Cooperstown, NY) — There are six new members in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The 2018 class was inducted during a ceremony from Cooperstown, New York on Sunday. The class is highlighted by Braves iron-man Chipper Jones, Dominican slugger Vladimir Guerrero, power-hitting first baseman Jim Thome [[ TOE-may ]], and long-time Padres closer Trevor Hoffman. Former Tiger standouts Jack Morris and Alan Trammell rounded out this year’s group.
>>Cubs Drop Cards To Avoid Sweep
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cubs avoided being swept with a 5-2 win over the Cardinals in the conclusion of their three-game series in St. Louis. Ben Zobrist was 4-for-5 with a homer, while Anthony Rizzo also had a solo blast. Kyle Hendricks was able to settle down after allowing a two-run homer to Marcel Ozuna in the opening frame. Hendricks didn’t allow another run through seven innings with eight total strikeouts to earn the victory. The Cubs have today off before beginning a two-game series against the Pirates at PNC Park tomorrow night.
>>Cardinals Host Rockies
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals continue their homestand today as they host the Rockies. Carlos Martinez is on the mound for St. Louis, while Colorado counters with Tyler Anderson. St. Louis sits eight games out of first place in the NL Central at 53-and-52.
>>Blue Jays Rally Past White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — The Blue Jays scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning to rally past the White Sox 7-4 in Chicago. Sox reliever Jace Fry was charged with three runs without recording an out in the ninth to take the loss. Daniel Palka and Omar Narvaez homered as Chicago fell for the fourth time in five games.
>>White Sox Have Today Off
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox open a three-game series versus the Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field tomorrow night. Chicago is 37-and-68. James Shields heads to the bump for the Sox. Kansas City counters with Danny Duffy.
>>Kyle Busch Wins At Pocono
(Long Pond, PA) — Kyle Busch is celebrating his sixth win of the season at Pocono. Busch captured the checkered flag in Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway, despite starting 28th after failing post-qualifying inspection. Busch earned his 49th career victory, which ties Tony Stewart for 13th on the all-time wins list.