Sports Scores And News September 8, 2023

Sports Scores And News September 8, 2023

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Sports Scores And News September 8, 2023
SCORES:

Major Leauge Baseball

Seattle Mariners 1  – Tampa Bay Rays 0

Winning Pitcher: Castillo (12-7)

Losing Pitcher: Littell (3-5)

Save: Muñoz (12)


Los Angeles Dodgers 10  – Miami Marlins 0

Winning Pitcher: Pepiot (2-0)

Losing Pitcher: Garrett (8-6)

Key moment of the game: L.A. Dodgers’ Chris Taylor set a season-high with five runs in one game. He also hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning.


Detroit Tigers 10 – New York Yankees 3

Winning Pitcher:  Rodriguez (11-7)

Losing Pitcher: Rodón (2-5)

Key moment of the game: Matt Vierling had a career-high with four runs batted in.


Atlanta Braves 8 – St. Louis Cardinals 5

Winning Pitcher:  Fried (7-1)

Losing Pitcher: Wainwright (3-11)

Key moment of the game: Matt Olson hit his 47th home run.


Arizona Diamondbacks 6 – Chicago Cubs 2

Winning Pitcher: Nelson (7-7)

Losing Pitcher: Assad (3-3)

Save: Sewald (10)


Los Angeles Angels 3 – Cleveland Guardians 2

Winning Pitcher: Soriano (1-2)

Losing Pitcher: Clase (2-8)


National Football League

The National Football League opened up the season with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Detroit Lions. Kansas City Chiefs were six and a half point favorites but lost to the Detroit Lions at home. Looks like Detroit is the real deal this year.

Detroit Lions 21 – Kansas City Chiefs 20

Key players:

Lions: Jared Goff and Brian Branch

Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes and Rashee Rice


SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES

NFL Player Breaks His Silence After Arrest

New Orleans’ Saints’ tight end Jimmy Graham was arrested last month. He was arrested for something that happened at training camp. Jimmy Graham was walking in traffic. The police tried to arrest him, but he resisted. The police officers thought he was under the influence of a stimulant, but the team corrected them. The Saints said that Jimmy Graham was possibly having a medical episode. The tight end was taken to the hospital later that night. Jimmy Graham was booked on suspicion of being under the influence, resisting arrest and obstructing an officer.

As of now, Jimmy Graham is clear of the charges against him. He spoke to reporters about the arrest. The NFL star is ready to forget about what happened. He believes he’ll be fine in the long run. He went on to thank the NFL, the police and everyone who has been supporting him throughout this incident. Jimmy Graham appreciates everyone being concerned about him. He will keep his health status to himself. Jimmy Graham did not admit to what caused the incident.

MLB Star’s Retirement Plans Are Off the Table

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg thought he could see retirement on the horizon. Unfortunately, his retirement plans were short-lived. He planned to retire on Saturday with a press conference and a retirement ceremony in the works for next year. The Nationals told him that his retirement plans weren’t going to be happening after all. Stephen Strassburg’s original plan was to retire with his contract intact. He had a seven-year $245 million contract. The player was supposed to receive the rest of the money in his contract through 2029.

The Nationals originally wanted Stephen Strasburg to retire. The team informed his agent Scott Boras that they changed their minds after all. They didn’t provide an explanation as to why they changed their minds. He signed a seven-year deal and had 3 and a half years left on the contract. He hasn’t played since June 2022, but he’s still employed by the team. The Nationals have been reducing their payroll. They haven’t renewed contracts lately. They told about 10 scouts that they wouldn’t be renewing their contracts.

Injured NBA Star Has Surgery Will Be Out for Weeks

The New Orleans Pelicans have suffered a loss on their team. Forward Trey Murphy III suffered an injury during his workout which will leave him on the sidelines for a while. He injured his knee during an intense workout. Trey Murphy III has gone through arthroscopic surgery to repair his knee. The basketball star is slated to return to basketball in 10 -12 weeks. In addition to the surgery, Trey Murphy III had a biologic injection. This injection is supposed to stop his knee from inflaming around the joint. He was a star on the rise. Trey Murphy III was a frequent starter and was a reliable shooter last season. He averaged 14.5 points a game. He had an impressive three-point range during the 2022-2023 season. He’s a player who had an impressive finish above the rim. The Pelicans’ season starts October 25 in Memphis. He may be able to return in November.

NFL Star Watches Game from Suite

The Kansas City Chiefs had an upset when they lost to the Detroit Lions. One of the reasons they lost is because they were down a major player. Their defensive tackle Chris Jones didn’t play in the game. He was seen at the Arrowhead Stadium watching the game. He has been sitting out of the games because he’s going through contract issues. Chris Jones is in the last year of his contract. He wants to extend his contract with the team. He hasn’t been playing because he’s waiting for a new deal. His current contract is for $80 million for four years. He currently gets over $19 million for the season. The defense tackle is hoping that a deal will work out. He wants to be a Kansas City Chief for the rest of his career. Chris Jones has been hit with hefty fines for missing mandatory training sessions. He will now be missing weekly game checks. His absence will be hard on the Chiefs because he’s one of the star on their defense team. He played a role in their title wins. What will his prolonged absence mean for the Kansas City Chiefs?

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