Almost perfect ... Beltre on DL ... Panthers being sold
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Jordan Lyles came within five outs of the first perfect game in San Diego Padres history. The quest for perfection ended when Lyles allowed a single to Trevor Story in a 4-0 victory against the Colorado Rockies.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed Adrian Beltre (BEHL’-tray) on the 10-day disabled list today. Beltre aggravated his left hamstring injury over the weekend. The move is retroactive to Monday and marks the fourth time in the past two seasons he’s landed on the DL.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion. Sources say hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson. The purchase is subject to a vote by NFL owners.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves wasted no time getting up to speed at his favorite race track. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner was fastest in this afternoon’s opening practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and a former PGA player of the year, has died. He was 95. The PGA Tour says it was informed by Ford’s family that he died Monday night. Ford won 19 times on the PGA Tour, including the 1955 PGA Championship and the Masters in 1957.