Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson called a pregame team meeting aimed at boosting morale. Then he noticed something disconcerting about his starting pitcher.
The Nationals have acquired left-hander Tyler Robertson off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. The 25-year-old Robertson is 2-2 with a 5.54 ERA in 42 career relief appearances over two seasons with the Twins. Robertson is the son of Jay Robertson, a special assistant to Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo.
One day of rest a month. Just one. That rigid regimen’s one of the reasons the human gazelle Taylor Berg could bring home an NCAA crown this weekend.
It’s been one of those dream runs for the University of Minnesota gymnastics team. Next up — nationals.
Edward Cheserek successfully defended his national title by winning the Foot Locker National High School Cross Country Championships on Saturday.
The details say a lot. Junior Keaton Wendroth knows the exact date he finally overcame the second injury that contributed to keeping him out of the collegiate cross country scene.
In the middle of another tight division race, the Minnesota Twins acquired All-Star closer Matt Capps from the Washington Nationals late Thursday night for prized catching prospect Wilson Ramos and minor league left-hander Joe Testa.