ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Home run titles are no different to Mike Trout than any of the other awards and achievements that have made him a major league star. If it happens, it happens. It's just not on his personal agenda at the moment.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday and basked in the spotlight one more time with at least 40,000 fans cheering from the sun-drenched field beyond.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers had no trouble piling up hits against the Houston Astros.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The British Open was stopped just 32 minutes after it resumed Saturday morning when gusts of up to 40 mph (64 kph) blew golf balls across the green and contributed to Dustin Johnson making bogey to fall into a share of the lead.
The second weather delay — rain on Friday, wind on Saturday — meant the first Monday finish in the British Open since 1988.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder is back to hitting, Josh Hamilton is back and the Texas Rangers are closer to first place than expected after a miserable April coming off the season-ending elbow injury to ace Yu Darvish in spring training.
As for where they're headed when they return from the All-Star break Friday night in Houston, it's tough to say. Texas (42-46) has lost eight of nine and is six games behind the Los Angeles Angels, who overtook the Astros by half a game in the AL West on the final day before the break.