The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers won the openers of their American League playoff series, while the Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates triumphed in the National League to even their series at one-game apiece.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley praised Vice President Joe Biden last week for boosting the Port of Charleston, a rare display of bipartisanship for a Republican who built a national profile by rebuking the federal government.
The New York Yankees are on the brink of missing the Major League Baseball playoffs for the second time in 19 years after a 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, who solidified their hold on an American League wild-card spot.
Catcher Kelly Shoppach drove in five runs with two homers and rookie Matt Moore threw seven scoreless innings as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 9-0 in their American League Division Series. The New York Yankees- Detroit Tigers playoff game was suspended by rain.
Matt Moore became the youngest American League left-handed pitcher to start a season with an 8-0 record since Babe Ruth in 1917, allowing one run over seven innings as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1.
For the first time since 2003, the General Motors Co. Cadillac Escalade isn’t the vehicle most targeted by car thieves, having lost out to a Ford pickup truck, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.
Darrelle Revis, acquired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers two days ago in a trade with the New York Jets, threw out the ceremonial first pitch yesterday before the host Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees 5-1.