There's no excuse for the Twins' keeping Francisco Liriano in the minors • Four prospects could prove especially valuable to their contending franchises as the season enters the stretch drive
This is an article from the Aug. 4, 2008 issue
Tony Stewart's fired up over his new team in 2009, but is a loss of focus on this season poisoning his current crew? • Tire-wear issues make for a flat-out dud of a race at Indy
PANCAKED The Braves' already slim postseason hopes took a big hit when the Phillies' Shane Victorino flattened catcher Brian McCann in the sixth inning of Philadelphia's 12--10 win over Atlanta on Sunday. McCann suffered a mild concussion and was expected to miss several days.