The Houston Astros will be leaving the National League in only two short years. The club will be making the switch to the American League in 2013, a move to which the team’s owners agreed, the MLB said Thursday. The move came after the Astros were sold to a group led by Houston businessman, Jim Crane.
David Freese hit a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers, 10-9, in Game Six of the World Series last night. The win forces a deciding Game Seven tonight in St. Louis at Busch Stadium. "You had to be here to believe it," Cardinals Manager Tony LaRussa said in an interview reported by ESPN.
Led by Derek Holland, the Rangers even the series 2-2 versus the Cardinals
After a historic offense performance in game three, the Cardinals got shut-out by the young lefty Derek Holland in game four. The pitcher tossed eight and one third scoreless innings striking out seven and allowing just two hits to the potent St. Louis line-up in his team's 4-0 victory.
Hoskins says he saw Bonds' trainer with a syringe.
Key-government witness in the Barry Bonds' perjury trial Steve Hoskins said when he saw Bonds and his personal trainer, Greg Anderson, coming out of the master bedroom he assumed Anderson had injected Bonds with steroids, according to ESPN.
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and miss the entire 2011 season, according to ESPN. Wainwright went 20-11 with a 2.42 ERA last season, finishing second in the National League Cy Young voting. He is just one of four pitchers the past two seasons to have at least 400 strikeouts and an ERA under 3.00.
MLB baseball star arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Detroit Tigers first baseman, Miguel Cabrera, was arrested for suspected drunk driving and two counts of resisting an officer without violence late Wednesday night, according to a Florida sheriff's office, according to CNN.
Cabrera, 27, was obtained and put into the St. Lucie County, Florida jail at 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, about an hour after the arrest. He posted bail of $1,350 and was released at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday.