HOT: Wil Myers
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.
August 5, 2013
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.