07/24/2012 - Flushing, NY (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run and R.A. Dickey lost a game for the first time in over three months as the Washington Nationals took a 5-2 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
Dickey (13-2) came into the game having not lost since April 18 at Atlanta, but he gave up five runs -- four earned -- on eight hits over six innings to drop just his second game of the season. He went 11-0 in his 17 games prior to Tuesday.
Ryan Zimmerman went 3-for-5 with a run scored while Danny Espinosa and Jesus Flores each drove in a run for the Nationals, who have won four straight.
Gio Gonzalez (13-5) snapped a two-start losing streak thanks to a one-run, two hit outing that also saw him walk two and strike out four over seven innings.
Ronny Cedeno drove in a run while Jordany Valdespin hit his fifth pinch-hit home run of the season for the struggling Mets, who have dropped five straight and 11 of their last 12.
<< Seahawks give Clemons multi-year pact
Renton, WA (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with defensive end Chris Clemons on a multi-year contract extension. Clemons was acquired from the Eagles on March 16, 2010 in the deal that sent defensive end Darry
<< Rays activate Fuld from DL
Baltimore, MD (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Sam Fuld was activated from the 60-day disabled list and he started in left field Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles for his 2012 major league debut. Fuld has been
<< Jets offer Kane 6-year deal
Winnipeg, MB (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - The Winnipeg Jets are showing their commitment to retaining restricted free agent forward Evander Kane. The Free Press reported on Tuesday that Kane, the club's leading goal scorer last season, ha
<< Chicago's Puppo loaned to Defensor Sporting Club
Bridgeview, IL (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - The Chicago Fire announced Tuesday that it has loaned striker Federico Puppo to Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting Club for the remainder of the 2012 season. "This loan is an opportunity to provide Federico
Braves edge Marlins to snap skid >>
Miami, FL (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - Jason Heyward knocked in a pair of runs and Tim Hudson continued his mastery of the Marlins, as Atlanta edged Florida, 4-3, in the second contest of a three-game set. Hudson (9-4) struggled at the outset, but
Cleveland slips past Detroit >>
Cleveland, OH (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - Travis Hafner's unlikely triple led to the game-winning run in the seventh inning, as the Indians squeezed past the Tigers, 3-2, in the opener of a three-game series between the division foes. Miguel
Rays beat O's; Hellickson snaps winless skid >>
Baltimore, MD (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - Jeremy Hellickson pitched into the seventh inning to record his first win in more than two months, as the Rays held off the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1, in the opener of a three-game series. Brooks Conrad b
A's win sixth straight, down Blue Jays >>
Toronto, ON (Sportsbook Betting Lines) - Derek Norris hit a two-run homer and Yoenis Cespedes drove in three runs to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 7-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in the opener of a three-game set at Rogers Centre. Jemile W
Chiefs' Treen Green out for Sunday's game
How long Trent Green will remain sidelined is unknown. Coach Herm Edwards said Monday he will miss a second straight start Sunday when the Chiefs host the San Francisco 49ers.
A two-time Pro Bowler, Green was going into a feet-first hook slide when he was knocked unconscious by a thunderous, head-snapping hit from Cincinnati's Robert Geathers.
Oddsmakers at online sportsbook MySportsbook.com currently have the Chiefs listed as 7-point favorites versus the 49ers.
The 49ers got beat by Philadelphia 38-24 as a 6.5-point underdog last week. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (42.5).
Alex Smith completed 27-of-46 passes for 293 yards with a touchdown. Michael Robinson rushed for 29 yards and a pair of touchdowns on five carries.
The Chiefs lost 9-6 to Denver last week as an 11-point underdog. The combined score was well UNDER the posted over/under total (38).
Larry Johnson rushed for 126 yards on 27 carries. Damon Huard completed 17-of-23 passes for 133 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions.
Barry Bonds Watch: Giants Slugger Says He'll Be Back
With only 21 home runs standing between him and Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds is indeed planning on coming back for more in 2007. At least, that's what his agent told the Los Angeles Times.
"Barry's going to play in 2007," Jeff Borris of Beverly Hills Sports Council told the Times on Tuesday. "I've had many discussions with Barry and he's going to play. My intentions are to see to it he's in a big-league uniform next season. Those are my marching orders."
Contract negotiations could get started as early as next week. Let's see which team has the deeper pockets. Will MLB baseball betting lines despite allegations of steroid use? Bet On It at www.MySportsbook.com .