WASHINGTON (AP) - After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning last night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Nationals sent seven batters to the plate in the third before the Diamondbacks could record an out. Rookie Chase Anderson (7-5) faced six of them, allowing five singles and a walk.
DENVER (AP) - Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 last night. James Shields pitched six solid innings to get the win for the Royals, who have now won 21 of 26 after getting to Colorado rookie Tyler Matzek in the seventh.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu came off the physically unable to perform list yesterday. Mathieu is coming back from surgery to repair a torn ACL and LCL. The club said that nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu, who tore his ACL in the final game last season, has also come off the list.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Former NFL and University of Arizona kicker Max Zendejas has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal damage involving a restaurant space he leased from the Tucson school. The Arizona Attorney General's Office accused 50-year-old Zendejas of stripping the restaurant of a walk-in refrigerator, HVAC system, compressors, ceiling fans and kitchen sinks worth thousands of dollars after the business closed in 2013.
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