(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Boston’s Sale reaches 300 strikeouts.  Rays cool off Cubs.  Young girl hospitalized after being hit by foul ball.  Rams face 49ers.

>>Sale Reaches 300 Ks As Red Sox Sweep O’s

(Baltimore, MD)  —  Chris Sale became the first AL pitcher to reach 300 strikeouts in a single season in 18 years in Boston’s 9-0 win over the Orioles.  Sale fanned 13 to become the first hurler since Pedro Martinez in 1999 to reach the 300 mark.  The Red Sox also clinched a playoff spot when the Angels lost to the Indians later in the night.

>>Rays Cool Off Cubs

(St. Petersburg, FL)  —  The Cubs’ seven-game winning streak came to an end with an 8-1 loss to the Rays.  The Cubs hold a three-and-a-half-game on the Brewers for first place in the NL Central.  The teams open a four-game series tonight in Milwaukee.

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>>Young Girl Hospitalized After Being Hit By Yankees Foul Ball

(New York, NY)  —  A young girl hit by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium in New York yesterday remains in the hospital.  She was sitting along the third base line as the Yankees hosted the Twins.  The accident is raising new calls for the Yankees and many other teams to extend their safety netting.

>>Rams Face 49ers

(Santa Clara, CA)  —  Week Three of the NFL season opens with the 49ers hosting the Rams tonight.  San Francisco has yet to score a touchdown en route to an 0-and-2 start.  Los Angeles is 1-and-1 after last week’s loss to Washington.  The Niners have won the last three meetings between the teams.

>>Division Two Football Player Dies From In-Game Injury

(Wichita Falls, TX)  —  The college football world is mourning the loss of Division Two player Robert Grays.  The sophomore cornerback at Midwestern State in Texas died following injuries while making a tackle in Saturday’s win over Texas A&M-Kingsville.  The 19-year-old sustained a neck injury late in the fourth quarter.

 

>>WEDNESDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Miami Marlins 9, New York Mets 2
San Francisco Giants 4, Colorado Rockies 0
Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Milwaukee Brewers 4
Philadelphia Phillies 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 5
St. Louis Cardinals 9, Cincinnati Reds 2
Washington Nationals 7, Atlanta Braves 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 13, San Diego Padres 7

MLB American League
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New York Yankees 11, Minnesota Twins 3
Oakland Athletics 3, Detroit Tigers 2
Kansas City Royals 15, Toronto Blue Jays 5
Boston Red Sox 9, Baltimore Orioles 0
Houston Astros 4, Chicago White Sox 3
Cleveland Indians 6, Los Angeles Angels 5
Texas Rangers 8, Seattle Mariners 6

MLB Interleague
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Tampa Bay Rays 8, Chicago Cubs 1

NHL Preseason
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Washington Capitals 4, Montreal Canadiens 2
Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Carolina Hurricanes 3
Philadelphia Flyers 3, New York Islanders 2  (OT)
New York Islanders 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
New York Rangers 4, New Jersey Devils 3  (OT)
Pittsburgh Penguins 6, Detroit Red Wings 5  (OT)
Edmonton Oilers 4, Winnipeg Jets 1
St. Louis Blues 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 2  (OT)
Vancouver Canucks 5, Calgary Flames 3
Arizona Coyotes 5, Anaheim Ducks 1

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

 

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

NFL
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8:25 p.m. – Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers

MLB National League
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1:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies
7:10 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds
7:35 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves
8:10 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers
10:10 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres

MLB American League
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4:07 p.m. – Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Angels
7:05 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles
7:07 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
8:10 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros
10:10 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

NCAA College Football  (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
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7:30 p.m. – #17 South Florida Bulls host Temple Owls

NHL Preseason
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7:30 a.m. – Vancouver Canucks at Los Angeles Kings
7:00 p.m. – Philadelphia Flyers at Boston Bruins
7:00 p.m. – New Jersey Devils at Montreal Canadiens
8:00 p.m. – Winnipeg Jets at Minnesota Wild
8:30 p.m. – Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks
9:00 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Colorado Avalanche
10:30 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at San Jose Sharks

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

PGA
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Tour Championship  (at Atlanta, GA)