Tuesday’s Stories From Around Sports

Tuesday’s stories from the sporting world include a slugger continue his torrid home run pace, the likelihood of the same slugger getting traded, a masterful performance following cancer treatment and more.

Stanton Homers Again, On Pace For 60

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins homered yet again Monday night-his tenth in his last 11 games and 22nd in his last 34. The slugger also set a Marlins franchise record with his 43rd home run in Miami’s 8-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.

Stanton Clears Waivers, Unlikely To Be Traded

Giancarlo Stanton has cleared revocable waivers, but the chances of the slugger getting moved before the Aug. 31 postseason-roster deadline are extremely remote.

Bettis Returns From Cancer

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis made his comeback from testicular cancer. The right-hander unleashed an expert performance, pitching seven scoreless innings at Coors Field in Colorado’s 3-0 win against the Atlanta Braves.

deGrom, Gray To Face Off In Subway Series

New York Yankees right-handed pitcher Sonny Gray will make his Yankee Stadium debut tonight and will opposed by New York Mets right-handed pitcher and ace Jacob deGrom, as the Subway Series rolls on.

Votto Doubles As Cubs Deploy Four Outfielders

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto ripped a double down the right field line as the Chicago Cubs deployed four outfielders in an attempt to prevent Votto from reaching base. Clearly, Votto spoiled their plans.

Eagles Release Ryan Mathews

After undergoing offseason neck surgery and being medically cleared by the training staff, running back Ryan Mathews was released by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Cutler Set To Make Dolphins Debut

Newly signed quarterback Jay Cutler of the Miami Dolphins appears ready to play Tuesday. According to coach Adam Gase, Cutler “looks like” he’s going to play in Tuesday’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Ajayi Clears Concussion Protocol

Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has made it through concussion protocol following a concussion suffered two weeks ago.

Rask Appears Ready For Training Camp

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask said he’ll be ready for training camp after having groin surgery on May 9.

Leetch, Chelios Will Coach All-American Prospects Game

Hockey Hall of Fame defensemen Brian Leetch and Chris Chelios will be behind the bench as they coach the 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game, which will take place on Sept. 21.

 

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