(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Martinez mashes four home runs.  Stanton slugs 53rd.  Tennessee outlasts GT in double-OT.  Bell signs tender with Steelers.  Thomas wins fifth title this season.

>>D’backs Martinez Hits Four Homers In Win Over Dodgers

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  Diamondbacks outfielder J.D. Martinez is now part of some exclusive company.  He slugged four home runs off four different Dodgers’ pitchers in Arizona’s 13-0 win over the Diamondbacks in LA.  Martinez is only the 18th player in MLB history to homer four times in one game.  No player has ever hit five home runs in a single contest.

>>Marlins’ Stanton Slugs 53rd Homer In Loss

(Miami, FL)  —  Marlins slugger Giancarlo [[ zjohn-CAR-lo ]] Stanton is adding to his major league-leading home run total.  He launched his 53rd homer of the season in the Marlins’ 7-2 loss to the Nationals in Miami.  Stanton’s latest shot struck and dented a television camera just over the wall in right field.

>>Tennessee Outlasts GT In Double-OT

(Atlanta, GA)  —  Number-24 Tennessee survives a scare in its first game of the season.  The Volunteers rallied from a 28-14 deficit in the fourth quarter and pulled out a 42-41, double-overtime win over Georgia Tech.  The Vols stopped the Yellow Jackets on a two-point conversion attempt on the game’s final play to seal the victory.

>>Steelers’ Bell Signs Franchise Tender

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is officially under contract after holding out the entire preseason.  Bell signed his one-year franchise tender worth 12.12-million-dollars on Monday.  The 25-year-old Bell ran for 1,268 yards and seven touchdowns in 12 games last season.

>>Thomas Wins Dell Technologies Championship

(Norton, MA)  —  Justin Thomas is celebrating his fifth win of the season.  Thomas erased a two-shot deficit over the final nine holes to win the Dell Technologies Championship at TPC Boston.  Thomas finished 17-under-par for the title.  Jordan Spieth [[ Speeth ]] ended alone in second place at 14-under.  Marc Leishman came in at 13-under.

 

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Cincinnati Reds 5, Milwaukee Brewers 4
New York Mets 11, Philadelphia Phillies 7
Colorado Rockies 4, San Francisco Giants 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 12, Chicago Cubs 0
St. Louis Cardinals 2, San Diego Padres 0
Washington Nationals 7, Miami Marlins 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 13, Los Angeles Dodgers 0

MLB American League
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Kansas City Royals 7, Detroit Tigers 6
New York Yankees 7, Baltimore Orioles 4
Cleveland Indians 5, Chicago White Sox 3
Los Angeles Angels 11, Oakland Athletics 9  (11 inn)
Houston Astros 6, Seattle Mariners 2
Tampa Bay Rays 11, Minnesota Twins 4
Toronto Blue Jays 10, Boston Red Sox 4

MLB Interleague
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Texas Rangers 8, Atlanta Braves 2

CFB  (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
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#24 Tennessee Volunteers 42, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 41  (2-OT)  (Chick-fil-A Kickoff at Mercedes Benz Stadium)

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

 

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

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates
7:10 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins
7:10 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
7:10 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds
8:40 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies
10:10 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres
10:10 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB American League
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7:05 p.m. – New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles
7:10 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Rays
7:10 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers
7:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
8:10 p.m. – Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox
10:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics
10:10 p.m. – Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners

MLB Interleague
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7:35 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Atlanta Braves

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled