Sports Headlines For Tuesday, August 15
Matt Leinart signs 6-year contract with Cardinals - Leinart jokes, "I figure, we have to have a winning season sometime in the next six years, right?" prompting laughter from the crowd, followed by a piercing silence.
Pedro Martinez surrenders 6 runs, exits after 1 inning in Mets' loss - Vengeful Red Sox fans blame Willie Randolph for not taking Martinez out after 2/3 of an inning.
Dodgers win 16th out of last 17 - Phenominal hot streak has Dodgers only 3 1/2 games out of an "Actually Deserves to be in the Playoffs" Spot.
Randy Johnson strikes out 4,500th batter - Yankees celebrate by issuing "Randy - 4,500" posters with the caption "What Have You Done For Us Lately?"
Chipper belts three as Braves crush Nats - Said Jones afterwards, "If we keep playing like this, there's still plenty of time to get into the first round of the playoffs and lose in it."