ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Defensive end Antonio Smith will participate in the Denver Broncos' training camp after tending to a personal matter that kept him away from the team's offseason workouts this summer.
The Broncos' brass and Smith decided it was best for him to stay away from the team after reports surfaced in late May that prosecutors in Texas were investigating a criminal sexual complaint against Smith.
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays infielder Devon Travis left Tuesday night's game against Philadelphia after two innings with a sore left shoulder.
Travis missed 36 games earlier this season after he injured his left shoulder when he was hit by a bad hop grounder in an April 30 game at Cleveland. The injury affected his swing, causing him to bat .189 in 53 at-bats in May after batting .325 in April, when he was named AL Rookie of the Month.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are honoring Pedro Martinez.
In a pregame ceremony to retire his uniform No. 45, the Red Sox have brought back some old teammates. They also have the 2004 World Series trophy Martinez helped the team win, ending an 86-year title drought.
The on-field ceremony included the Hall of Fame plaque on loan from Cooperstown. Martinez was inducted on Sunday.
The team showed a video of Martinez's highlights...
MIAMI (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have traded All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals.
The Nationals announced the deal Tuesday in Miami, where they opened a series against the Marlins. Papelbon is Philadelphia's career saves leader with 123 and is 17 for 17 in save chances this season. Papelbon also is Boston's saves leader with 219.
The Phillies will receive Double-A right-hander Nick Pivetta for Papelbon....