KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have optioned outfielder Eury Perez and two other players to Triple-A Gwinnett.
After being acquired off waivers from the New York Yankees, the speedy Perez was thought to have a shot at contending for playing time in center field. But even after an injury kept Melvin Upton Jr. out for all of spring training, the 24-year-old Perez didn't do enough to earn a spot on the team.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Justin Wilson will race in the Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport.
The British driver doesn't have a full-time ride in IndyCar this season, but on Friday announced a two-race deal with Andretti. He'll drive the No. 25 Honda in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis 500.
Wilson is an 11-year veteran of the IndyCar Series. He has seven career wins and 26 podium finishes.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system.
CAS issued its first statement Friday addressing the decision of a Munich appeals court in January to allow Pechstein to go ahead with a lawsuit seeking damages from the International Skating Union.