Mt. Vernon Register-News


May 10, 2013

Daily sports


BOSTON RED SOX--Optioned RHP Allen Webster to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Jose De La Torre from Pawtucket (IL). Transferred RHP Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS--Activated CF Michael Bourn from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Scott Barnes to Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS--Traded 3B Brandon Wood to Baltimore for future considerations.

NEW YORK YANKEES--Sent OF Curtis Granderson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS--Placed C A.J. Pierzynski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Sent RHP Colby Lewis to Round Rock (PCL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS--Optioned LHP Ricky Romero to Buffalo (IL). Designated RHP Edgar Gonzalez for assignment. Selected the contracts of RHP Ramon Ortiz and RHP Mickey Storey from Buffalo.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES--Sent OF Jason Heyward to Gwinnett (IL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

CINCINNATI REDS--Sent RHP Johnny Cueto to Dayton (MWL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES--Sent 2B Neil Walker to Altoona (EL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.

Eastern League

ALTOONA CURVE--Announced RHP Zack Thornton was assigned to the team from Bradenton (FSL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX--Released INF Wilberto Ortiz.


GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS--Released LHP Matt Bashore.

WICHITA WINGNUTS--Released OF Damon Sublett.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES--Signed INF Jeff Helps, RHP Chris Cox and INF Jonathan Malo.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS--Signed INF Danny Bomback, LHP Nick Serino, LHP Garrett Johnson and OF Chris Valencia.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES--Signed RHP Nick Purdy and LHP Rob Cooper.


National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS--Acquired C A.Q. Shipley from Indianapolis for a conditional 2014 draft pick.

CHICAGO BEARS--Agreed to terms with LB Jon Bostic on a four-year contract.

DALLAS COWBOYS--Signed DB Gerald Sensabaugh a one-day contract, who announced his retirement.

Text Only
  • Hines Sight: St. Louis, Chicago bring exciting aspects into season

    St. Louis Rams and Chicago Bears fans have reasons to be excited for the upcoming football season.

    Both teams feature explosive young talent, who have a chance to dominate the league. Challenges also stand in their way.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sam Root award Root calls award 'humbling'

    Webber's baseball team capped the season with several individual honors, and coach Sam Root recently added to the postseason awards list.

    Root, who guided the Trojans to the 1A state finals in Peoria this spring, was named the Southern Illinois Baseball Coaches Association 1A Coach of the Year.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

     Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the StLouis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    July 22, 2014

  • MTV-Salem Junior Legion Salem ends Mt. Vernon's season

    A sacrifice fly made the difference in Salem's 1-0 win against the Post 141 Junior Legion team Monday.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Breese shuts down Mt. Vernon

    Post 141's Junior Legion team lost 4-0 to the Breese Gray Post 976 squad on Sunday in the district title game.

    July 20, 2014

  • Juniors top Salem

    An early lead and strong pitching propelled the Post 141 Junior Legion team to a 3-1 win over Salem in the district tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    July 19, 2014

  • 7-19 jr. legion cut Lyday shuts out Bluford MT. VERNON — Jeremiah Lyday went the distance and Mt. Vernon’s Jr. Legion squad did just enough offensively to advance in the district tournament at Brennan Klein Field on Friday.Lyday scattered three hits and recorded six strikeouts as Post 141 shut

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • cardinals.jpg Holliday powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 3-2

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0002.JPG Basketball camp concludes at Changnon

    About 75 kids in the Mt. Vernon region participated in an offensive skills basketball camp this week at Changnon Gym.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • trout.jpg Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

Tom Lindley Sports