Mets’ hurler Zack Wheeler struck out 10 and New York hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs, 3-2 the night of Aug. 15.
The punchless New York Yankees lost their fifth straight game, falling to the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-0, without much of a fight.
Notre Dame could lose three football starters before the season begins over academic dishonesty in another embarrassment.
San Francisco has bid adieu to Candlestick Park where the Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
Stephen Strasburg pitched well, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche hit two-run homers to give the Nationals a 4-1 win over the Mets.
Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner April 14, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig.
Donald Sterling’s effort to block the sale of the L.A. Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected by an appeals court.
The Mets staged a comeback that fell short, as the Nationals Asdrubal Cabrera homered to give Washington a 3-2 win.
Yankees Manager Joe Girardi was ejected for the second time this season as the Baltimore Orioles took a 5-3 win over New York.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to other activities as he steps down, and will meet his successor soon.