Chapman activated...Gonzalez against Harvey...Cuban to contribute $10 million
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been activated from the disabled list. New York announced the move before the second game of a three-game series against the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox. Chapman has been out since Aug. 21 with left knee tendinitis.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gio Gonzalez celebrates his 33rd birthday tonight with his third start for Milwaukee since being acquired from Washington on Aug. 31. Gonzalez is 1-0 with the Brewers, allowing three earned runs in 10 1/3 innings after going 7-11 with the Nationals. The Reds are pitching Matt Harvey, whom the Brewers had tried to acquire in August. Harvey, obtained in May from the Mets, is 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA in his last seven starts. His 26 starts are his most since 2015.
HOUSTON (AP) — Left-hander Dallas Keuchel (KY’-kul), who has won his last two decisions, will start for the Astros when their series against the Mariners concludes tonight. Seattle Manager Scott Servais is planning a bullpen game.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women’s causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA’s investigation into workplace conditions with his franchise. The league also says it will require staffing, reporting and policy changes for the Mavericks. The moves come seven months after a Sports Illustrated report detailed years of examples of a hostile workplace for women on the business side of the operation.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum has missed practice with a sore knee. The Broncos characterized the injury as minor and said he’ll return to practice tomorrow. Keenum signed a two-year, $36 million deal with Denver after leading the Minnesota Vikings to the NFC championship last season.