Category: Sports

Realmuto hits grand slam, Marlins beat Rockies

DENVER — J.T. Realmuto was focused purely on putting the ball in play with the bases loaded and two strikes on him. He ended up putting it out of play. Realmuto hit a grand slam during a five-run seventh inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 Saturday. With one out, Realmuto fouled off three pitches against struggling…

Molina’s 2 homers boost Cardinals past Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Yadier Molina homered twice to back a strong start by Miles Mikoas and lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Molina’s two-run homer in the sixth inning off reliever Jeremy Jeffress gave St. Louis the lead and the Cardinals held on behind the pitching of Mikolas and four relievers. Marcell…

Dougie Hamilton trade makes clear problems persisted in Calgary

The Calgary Flames needed to effect significant change this summer and they started that process Saturday with a trade that made sense on several levels. In whopper of a five-player deal that addressed both team’s summer goals, the Flames shipped Dougie Hamilton, Micheal Ferland and the rights to Harvard hotshot Adam Fox to Carolina for Noah Hanifin and Elias Lindholm.…