BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts and Kyle Schwarber homered off Yankees ace Gerrit Cole, and Nathan Eovaldi took a shutout into the sixth inning to assist the Boston Pink Sox beat New York 6-2 Tuesday evening within the AL wild-card sport.
Bogaerts additionally made an ideal relay to throw out Aaron Choose on the plate when the sport was nonetheless shut, sending the Pink Sox into the AL Division Collection towards the Tampa Bay Rays. Recreation 1 within the best-of-five matchup is Thursday evening in St. Petersburg, Florida.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have dismissed hitting coach Luis Ortiz and bench coach Don Wakamatsu after a 102-loss season.
Two days after the season ended with the Rangers being shut out for a majors-high fifteenth time, the group mentioned Tuesday that Ortiz and Wakamatsu wouldn’t return to supervisor Chris Woodward’s workers in 2022.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars proprietor Shad Khan publicly reprimanded City Meyer on Tuesday for the coach’s “inexcusable” habits at an Ohio bar over the weekend.
Khan launched an announcement condemning Meyer’s actions, which have been captured on video and launched on social media. One exhibits a younger girl dancing near Meyer’s lap as he sits on a bar stool. A second video seems to point out Meyer touching the girl’s behind.
Meyer apologized Monday to his household, group and Khan. He referred to as a group assembly and vowed to “personal it,” the motto he makes use of every day and has plastered throughout the Jaguars facility.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins traded vast receiver and returner Jakeem Grant to the Chicago Bears on Tuesday.
Grant goes to the Bears in change for a sixth-round choose within the 2023 draft, based on an individual who spoke to The Related Press on situation of anonymity as a result of the commerce phrases had not been introduced.
Grant had primarily been a returner for the Dolphins this season, with solely two catches for minus-7 yards within the season’s first 4 video games.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs are including Josh Gordon to their 53-man roster and the vast receiver, who was simply reinstated by the NFL final week, is anticipated to play in Sunday evening’s AFC title sport rematch towards the Buffalo Payments.
The Chiefs signed Gordon, who had completed his sixth suspension for violations of NFL insurance policies, to the observe squad final week with the belief that he would be a part of the lively roster when he realized sufficient of the playbook.
MADRID (AP) — Pau Gasol introduced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday, ending a profession that lasted greater than 20 years and earned him two NBA titles and a world championship gold with Spain’s nationwide group.
The 41-year-old Gasol had already introduced his farewell from worldwide basketball in August after Spain misplaced to the US within the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Video games, which marked his fifth Olympics.
Gasol had been with Spanish membership Barcelona since February. His profession had stalled earlier than that as a result of a left-foot stress fracture that lingered and saved him from taking part in for almost two years.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas goaltender Robin Lehner mentioned Tuesday he’s inspired about inciting change in hockey after having conversations with the NHL and NHL Gamers’ Affiliation about issues he voiced on social media over the weekend.
The NHL reached out to Lehner to arrange an interview after he made a number of accusations Saturday evening on Twitter, together with that “many groups” give gamers medicine with no physician’s consent. He additionally accused the Buffalo Sabres of botching ankle surgical procedure he had whereas taking part in for the the group and introduced up Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault in a sequence of tweets in regards to the state of the league.
Lehner, a longtime psychological well being advocate who has been open about his bipolar dysfunction and personal struggles off the ice, hopes to proceed the dialogue in a extra personal style any more.
The IndyCar way forward for two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato was unsure Tuesday after Rahal Letterman Lanigan mentioned the Japanese driver gained’t return to the group subsequent yr.
Sato has raced in IndyCar since 2010 following seven seasons in System One. The Tokyo native has pushed for Rahal the final 4 years, successful 4 races together with the Indy 500 in 2020.
Sato additionally gained the Indy 500 in 2017 driving for Andretti Autosport, his solely season with that group.
Sato has six profession victories, however his two Indy 500 wins make him one of many extra fascinating drivers in IndyCar even at 44 years outdated. However sponsorship will play a task in what and the place Sato drives in 2022.
The LPGA main with probably the most custom is leaving the California desert.
The LPGA says Chevron has agreed to a six-year deal as title sponsor of the occasion at present often known as the ANA Inspiration. Chevron takes over beginning in 2023 and plans to maneuver the match close to firm headquarters in Houston.
Subsequent April would be the finish of 40 years of the one girls’s main performed on the identical course at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California. The transfer means a greater date, community tv and a giant bump in prize cash to $5 million.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka are lastly getting their day within the solar.
They face off within the subsequent version of “Capital One’s The Match.” That’s a made-for-TV exhibition that will likely be performed the Friday after Thanksgiving at Wynn Golf Course on the Las Vegas Strip.
The 2 have been going at it on social media for the higher a part of two years. The stress appeared to chill after they have been teammates on the successful Ryder Cup group.
Each gamers could have open mics after they play a 12-hole match.
Steve Baldwin resigned as CEO and managing associate of the Nationwide Ladies’s Soccer League’s Washington Spirit on Tuesday within the wake of coach Richie Burke’s firing following a harassment investigation.
Baldwin mentioned in an announcement he determined to resign on the request of gamers and to keep away from being a distraction. The group’s official supporters’ group had referred to as for Baldwin to promote his curiosity within the group, saying it will curtail sure game-day traditions, together with chants, till modifications have been made.
SYDNEY (AP) — Soccer authorities in Australia have urged gamers to make formal complaints in any circumstances of sexual abuse or misconduct after one of many nation’s main worldwide aim scorers alleged she’d been groomed and harassed by senior gamers early in her profession.
Lisa De Vanna, who performed 150 video games for Australia and was second on the checklist of all-time of scorers for the ladies’s nationwide group with 47 targets, mentioned she first skilled harassment, abuse and bullying in 2001 when she joined a nationwide girls’s squad at age 17.
CARACAS (AP) — Two dozen gamers from Venezuela’s girls’s nationwide soccer groups have accused a former coach of sexual harassment and abuse.
The gamers signed a letter making the allegations towards Kenneth Zseremeta, who led the ladies’s nationwide groups at numerous ranges in Venezuela for 9 years till he was fired in 2017.
Atletico Madrid star Deyna Castellanos signed and revealed the joint letter on her social media channels. The 24 Venezuelan gamers mentioned they’d “determined to interrupt the silence to keep away from the conditions of abuse and harassment, bodily, psychological and sexual.”
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The MLS All-Star Recreation could have one other first-time host subsequent season.
Main League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber introduced the award of the summer season showcase Tuesday at a ceremony at Allianz Area, the place the MLS All-Stars will face a to-be-determined opponent on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The 19,600-seat, soccer-specific house of Minnesota United opened in 2019.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rick Byrd, who retired in 2019 after main Belmont to eight NCAA Event appearances, will obtain the John R. Picket Legends of Teaching award.
His choice was introduced by Craig Impelman, Picket’s grandson-in-law, on the Los Angeles Athletic Membership on Tuesday. Byrd will obtain the award in April.
He coached Belmont in Nashville from 1986 to 2019. He then retired with 805 profession victories, together with 658 at Belmont, which ranks twelfth all-time amongst NCAA Division I males’s coaches. The Bruins gained 10 convention championships and 7 league match titles in his ultimate 14 seasons.
BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Eddie Robinson, the oldest residing former main league participant whose greater than six many years in skilled baseball included being normal supervisor for 2 groups, has died. He was 100.
The Texas Rangers, the group for which Robinson was GM from 1976-82, mentioned he died Monday evening at his ranch in Bastrop, Texas.
Robinson was the final surviving participant from the 1948 World Collection champion Cleveland Indians. The primary baseman performed 13 massive league seasons, throughout which he performed for seven of the eight American League groups that have been lively throughout his profession and was a four-time All-Star.
Robinson was a coach for Baltimore earlier than switching to participant improvement and scouting for the Orioles and several other different groups. He was GM of the Atlanta Braves from 1972-76, then had that position with the Rangers. He labored as a scout and marketing consultant for former New York Yankees proprietor George Steinbrenner within the early Eighties, and his final yr in baseball was as a scout for the Boston Pink Sox in 2004.
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