Astros 9, Diamondbacks 4: The Astros built an 8-0 lead in the first four innings thanks to six extra-base hits and then put it on cruise control. Astros starter Brad Peacock hit a double that plated a run, but he didn’t do so well in is primary task, failing to get past the fifth inning.
There were many happenings in the world of Georgia athletics. Here they are just in case you missed them……• Kevin Kisner became the second former Georgia golfer in the last three majors to lead after three rounds (see Brian Harman in the U.S. Open),
Every baseball team needs a star — someone who can pace the team either offensively or defensively — or perhaps both. On the pitching side, a star can be the ace of a staff or the stopper in the bullpen. Here’s a list of each MLB team’s top performer so far in 2017. Arizona Diamondbacks — Paul Goldschmidt One of the league’s most complete first basemen, Goldschmidt remains Arizona’s biggest star. Beyond playing quality defense, he has hit .319 with 29 home runs while also stealing 16 bases. His contributions are a big part of why Arizona is poised for their first playoff appearance since 2011. He also is a top contender for NL MVP. Atlanta Braves — Freddie Freeman Freeman has been limited to