Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, last month’s World Series Most Valuable Player, and New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano were among the 18 winners of Major League Baseball’s annual Silver Slugger awards.
Third baseman Manny Machado, shortstop J.J. Hardy and center fielder Adam Jones won Gold Glove Awards for the Baltimore Orioles, who committed a Major League Baseball record-low 54 errors in the regular season.
The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers clinched Major League Baseball postseason spots for the first time since 2009, and the New York Yankees lost ground in the chase for a wild-card playoff spot.
The British and Irish Lions have the luxury of being able to lose the second rugby Test to Australia and retain a chance of their first series win in 16 years. The combined team wants to get the job done tomorrow.
The British and Irish Lions picked Simon Zebo to make his debut and named his Ireland teammate Jonathan Sexton at fly-half for the combined rugby team’s fifth tour game against the New South Wales Waratahs in two days.