HOT: Wil Myers
This is an article from the Aug. 5, 2013 issue
The Rays were in fourth when the outfielder debuted on June 18. Since then he has seven homers as Tampa has gone 26--10 to pull within a half game of the AL East lead.
HOT: Streaking Yanks
The U.S. soccer team won its 11th straight, 1--0 over Panama in the Gold Cup final.
HOT: Stat Heads
Sabermetricians rejoice! Topps will begin putting WAR on the backs of some baseball cards.
HOT: Braves Fans
Their team is eight games clear in the NL East—and now Turner Field has a Waffle House. "A rednecks sweetest dream," tweeted Chipper Jones.
NOT: Brandon Moore
The 10-year starter at guard for the Jets retired. Sadly, he'll be best remembered for putting the butt in buttfumble.
Losing Albert Pujols for the rest of the season with a foot injury isn't the best way to make up a 12-game deficit.