(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Scherzer exits after hitting first home run.  Lester leads Cubs in drubbing of D’backs.  Red Sox get wild walk-off win.  Seahawks, Chancellor agree to extension.

>>Scherzer Exits After Hitting First Home Run

(Miami, FL)  —  Nationals ace Max Scherzer [[ SURE-zur ]] is on the mend after hitting his first career home run.  The reigning National League Cy Young winner launched a three-run shot in the second inning of Washington’s 7-6 loss to the Marlins, but had to exit in the bottom half of the frame with neck spasms.  Scherzer says the issue isn’t serious.

>>Lester Leads Cubs In Drubbing Of D’backs

(Chicago, IL)  —  Jon Lester hit his first career homer as the Cubs lit up the Diamondbacks 16-4 in the opener of a three-game set in Chicago.  Lester also struck out nine to reach 2,000 for his career.  However, Lester was pulled in the fifth, allowing Hector Rondon to earn the win.  Anthony Rizzo went deep twice for the Cubs, who are 14-and-3 in their last 17 games.

>>Vázquez’s Blast Gives Red Sox Get Wild Walk-Off Win Over Indians

(Boston, MA)  —  Christian Vazquez’s three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Red Sox a wild 12-10 win over the Indians in Boston.  The blast came after Cleveland scored twice on Craig Kimbrel in the top of the ninth.  The Tribe jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Chris Sale, who allowed seven runs in all during his five-inning start.

>>Seahawks Sign Chancellor To Three-Year Extension

(Renton, WA)  —  The Seahawks are locking up safety Kam Chancellor.  The two sides have agreed to a three-year, 36-million-dollar contract extension that includes 25-million guaranteed.  The deal keeps him in Seattle through the 2020 season.  Chancellor racked up 85 tackles and two interceptions in 12 games last season.

>>Report: Beyonce Interested In Houston Rockets

(Houston, TX)  —  One of the biggest stars in the world may be interested in buying a stake in the Houston Rockets.  Bloomberg reports singer Beyonce is considering putting down some cash for the team.  Representatives for the Houston native had no comment.

 

>>TUESDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Cincinnati Reds 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Miami Marlins 7, Washington Nationals 6
Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Milwaukee Brewers 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Chicago Cubs 16, Arizona Diamondbacks 4
Colorado Rockies 5, New York Mets 4

MLB American League
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Detroit Tigers 4, New York Yankees 3
Baltimore Orioles 7, Kansas City Royals 2
Boston Red Sox 12, Cleveland Indians 10
Seattle Mariners 8, Texas Rangers 7
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Houston Astros 4
Toronto Blue Jays 8, Chicago White Sox 4

MLB Interleague
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San Francisco Giants 10, Oakland Athletics 4
Los Angeles Angels 7, Philadelphia Phillies 1
San Diego Padres 3, Minnesota Twins 0

WNBA
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San Antonio Stars 93, New York Liberty 81

 

>>WEDNESDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates
7:10 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins
7:35 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves
8:05 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs
8:10 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers
8:40 p.m. – New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

MLB American League
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1:05 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees
2:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Chicago White Sox
7:05 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles
7:00 p.m. – Cleveland Indians at Boston Red Sox
8:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
8:10 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros

MLB Interleague
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3:40 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at San Diego Padres
10:07 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at Los Angeles Angels
10:15 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at San Francisco Giants

WNBA
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No Games Scheduled