DENVER (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa struck out a season-high 11 as he pitched efficiently into the eighth inning and the Colorado bullpen held off Washington's late rally, helping the Rockies snap a seven-game skid with a 6-4 win over the Nationals on Wednesday. The Nationals were just 1 of 14 with runners in scoring position off De La Rosa.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says defensive end Jason Hatcher and three other players will be sidelined when training camp practice begins Thursday. Gruden says Hatcher, defensive end Stephen Bowen and receiver Leonard Hankerson are recovering from knee surgeries, while backup guard Maurice Hurt is out of shape.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A granddaughter of the man who named the NFL's Washington Redskins says the team should change its name. Jordan Wright tells The Washington Post that if just one person says they're offended by the team's name, then that should be reason enough to change it.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Los Angeles Angels pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Jered Weaver allowed two runs and six hits through eight innings.
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