Cubs walk-off Reds...White Sox manager cleared to return... Holland apologizes
CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote homered off Raisel Iglesias in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 for their third straight win. Bote got behind 0-2 before driving Iglesias’ next pitch deep to left for his second career game-ending homer. The rookie infielder also hit a game-ending grand slam in a 4-3 victory over Washington on Aug. 12.
DETROIT (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria has been cleared by doctors to rejoin the team, although it is not clear if he’ll arrive in time for the start of the game at Detroit. Renteria has missed four games since experiencing lightheadedness Monday in Minnesota. Bench coach Joe McEwing has been managing the White Sox in his place.
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Derek Holland has apologized after a television interview during which he used a mock Asian accent. Holland expressed remorse while talking to reporters in the visiting clubhouse at Citi Field while the Giants were in New York for a series against the Mets., Holland made the racially insensitive joke during an appearance Wednesday on MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk.” He says he was just trying “to have some fun.”
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed former Kansas City Chiefs running back Charcandrick West. The move today came a few hours before the Jets’ preseason game against the Giants. West was waived by the Chiefs on Wednesday after four seasons in Kansas City. He gives the Jets seven running backs, including Bilal Powell, Isaiah Crowell, Elijah McGuire, Thomas Rawls, Trenton Cannon and George Atkinson III.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland basketball star Tom McMillen and former Governor Robert Ehrlich have been added to the commission created to investigate the culture of the Maryland football program. The Board of Regents has announced five additions to the commission, bringing the total to eight. The commission was formed in the wake of alleged bullying behavior by the Maryland football coaching staff.