The San Francisco Giants signed pitcher Tim Hudson to a two-year contract, adding the 38-year- old, three-time All-Star to a starting rotation that includes Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum and Madison Bumgarner.
Little known outside of his native Austria, Dietrich Mateschitz is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our age, a man who single-handedly changed the landscape of the beverage industry by creating not just a new brand but a whole new category: the energy drink. As the visionary who brought the world Red Bull, affectionately known as "speed in a can" or even "liquid cocaine," Mateschitz, 67, has been a patron saint for more than two decades to late-night partiers, exam-week undergrads, long-haul truckers, and, above all, extreme-sports athletes everywhere.
Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha came within one out of pitching the third no-hitter of the Major League Baseball season in a 2-0 defeat of the Washington Nationals that moved St. Louis closer to a division title.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum ’s curveball, which helped him win two Cy Young awards, doesn’t break near home plate. It just appears to move when the batter switches modes of seeing, scientists suggested.