Now this is the David Price for whom the Red Sox paid $217 million, the ace Boston thought could lead it back to the World Series. This David Price, he threw eight shutout innings on Monday night as the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. The Red Sox hadn’t had a share of first place in the AL East since July 20.
TMZ is reporting that Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion has been sued for battery. The allegations involve the plaintiff’s claim that Encarnacion knowingly transmitted STDs to her. She says Encarnacion claimed he was clean and that they had unprotected sex. She claims that Encarnacion knew he was carrying STDs. She is seeking $11.5 million in damages. Sometimes such suits are negligence suits, where the plaintiff claims that the defendant didn’t take the proper precautions to prevent the spread of the STD or, maybe, didn’t reasonable act to see if he had a disease. This suit is a battery suit, though, which essentially argues that Encarnacion intentionally or, more likely, recklessly spread the
On Saturday night, Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a line drive foul ball into the stands at Citizens Bank Park. Sadly, the ball struck a young girl who was injured and taken to Children’s Hospital for treatment. After the game, Galvis pleaded for the Phillies to expand protective netting so that it at least covers the fans behind the dugout. He said, “What year is this? 2016? It’s 2016 and fans keep getting hit by foul balls when you’re supposed to have a net to protect the fans.” He continued, “Safety first. Safety.” Another fan was injured by a foul ball at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. It was near the same area as Saturday’s incident.