Humility and punditry are two characteristics not often found in the same person -- or the same book. But they co-exist more or less happily in “The Signal and the Noise,” Nate Silver’s engaging if occasionally shambling new book on the fine art of prediction.
Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the second inning as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the New York Yankees 7-1, while the New York Mets shut out the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 in Major League Baseball games.
A record of winning is the biggest asset John W. Henry ’s Boston Red Sox holding company brings to its pending purchase of Liverpool, according to the chairman of England’s most-successful soccer club.
Pedro Ciriaco hit a three-run double in the sixth inning, then stole a base and scored in the seventh as the Boston Red Sox ended their five-game losing streak with a 9-5 win in the night half of a split doubleheader against the New York Yankees.