|Wayne Allyn Root|
|Jim Hurley’s Network|
Royals counting on Vargas vs. White Sox
Sat, 22 Jul 10:27 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the Kansas City Royals to be serious postseason contenders, they will need left-hander Jason Vargas to pitch like he did the first three months, not like he has in July.
NBA Note - Washington Wizards Wall, John
Sat, 22 Jul 4:38 AM
PG John Wall has reportedly agreed to a four-year, $170 million supermax contract extension with the Wizards. Wall, 26, was eligible to sign a supermax deal after being named to the All-NBA Third Team last season. The extension begins in 2019 and includes a fourth-year player option and a 15 percent trade kicker, ESPN reports. The four-time All-Star averaged career highs in points (23.1), assists (10.7) and steals (2.0) in 78 games last season.
Padres' Sanchez will not start vs. Giants after 11-inning game
Sat, 22 Jul 4:35 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Diego Padres will have to go without one of their big guns, at least for starters, when they seek a third consecutive win against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
MLB roundup: Astros hold off Orioles
Sat, 22 Jul 4:12 AM
BALTIMORE -- Yuli Gurriel, Brian McCann and Colin Moran all homered, and starter Mike Fiers tossed seven solid innings as the Houston Astros took a big early lead and hung on for an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.