San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run triple as the National League defeated the American League 8-0 for its third straight victory in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.
Allen Craig hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the third inning and then caught the final out to give the St. Louis Cardinals the World Series title in seven games with a 6-2 win against the Texas Rangers.
The St. Louis Cardinals shut out the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings in fifth-game deciders to advance to the National League Championship Series.
The New York Yankees didn’t make a move in the week before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline for the first time since 2002, while the sport’s six division leaders all bolstered their rosters for a postseason push.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, which asked at least seven lenders for money before filing for bankruptcy today, will pay 10 percent interest on a loan from JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Highbridge Capital Management LLC, plus fees.