The St. Louis Cardinals are having a blast as they make a push for a playoff spot. The Cardinals look to continue enjoying their pursuit of a playoff spot Saturday night when they face the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second game of a three-game series. It’s a fun stretch right now,” starter Michael Wacha said Friday after he watched his teammates score twice in the ninth to get a 4-3 victory Friday.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 6:24 am
A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced former major league?outfielder Raul Mondesi to eight years in prison for corruption and mishandling of public funds while serving as mayor of his hometown, San Cristobal. Mondesi, the 1994 National League Rookie of the Year while with the Los Angeles Dodgers, had been under house arrest since February while awaiting trial.? The three-judge panel also fined Mondesi the equivalent of $1.27 million for defrauding more than $6 million during his time as mayor from 2010 to 2016. Three of Mondesi’s staff members also were sentenced. Mondesi will be prohibited from holding any public office in the country for 10 years. Mondesi, 46, had a 13-year career
Posted: September 21, 2017, 3:26 pm