Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said America’s capital city should take a leadership lesson from the Washington Nationals after the hometown baseball team won the National League East division title.
The Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 in 18 innings to move into a tie for the lead in the American League East division with the New York Yankees, whose game last night was postponed because of rain.
Creditors of the Texas Rangers, the Major League Baseball team that filed for bankruptcy yesterday, object to the $575 million sale to investors led by Hall of Fame pitcher and team president Nolan Ryan and his partner Chuck Greenberg , according to two people familiar with the matter.
For the professional football fan, the playoffs are the most unhappy time of the year. One reason, obviously, is that most teams don’t even make the playoffs, and all but one of those that do end their seasons with defeats.
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.