The Texas Rangers will be happy to get home after they play the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon in the finale of a three-game series at the Rogers Centre. The road has not been kind to Texas. After losing 3-1 to the Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon, the Rangers dropped to 8-18 on the road this season.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Bunning's death Friday was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said Bunning's family notified him about the ex-pitcher's death. Bunning won 224 games in a 17-year major-league career and pitched the first perfect game in modern National League history. He became the first pitcher after 1900 to throw no-hitters in both the American and National Leagues. He belonged to a rare group of major league pitchers to throw a perfect game in the modern era. A Kentucky Republican, he was the only member of the Baseball Hall of Fame to serve
Is Alex Rodriguez looking to become the next Michael Strahan? The former New York Yankee has signed with ABC News, our sister site Deadline reports. As part of the deal, A-Rod will serve as a contributor on Good Morning America, World News Tonight With David Muir and Nightline, where he’ll report on sports, personal fitness and finance, among other topics. Rodriguez played a total of 22 seasons as a shortstop and third baseman for the Seattle Mariners, the Texas Rangers and the Yankees, and holds the record for most grand slams at 25. Later in his Major League Baseball career, he admitted to using illegal performance-enhancing drugs, and was eventually suspended for the entirety of the 2014 season.