Baseball notes

  • Follow Baseball

DODGERS: Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday, a day after having a “mild” heart attack while representing the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Major League Baseball draft.

The Dodgers said doctors inserted a stent to repair a blocked artery in Lasorda’s heart. The energetic, enthusiastic 84-year-old was resting comfortably and there was a chance he could return to California today.

“The doctors confirmed I do bleed Dodger Blue. I’m looking forward to being back at the stadium to cheer on the Dodgers,” Lasorda said.

TWINS: Catcher Joe Mauer was out of the lineup for the second consecutive game with a bruised right thumb.

WHITE SOX: First baseman Paul Konerko was scratched from the lineup against the Blue Jays. No reason was given.

RED SOX: Optioned right-handed pitcher Daniel Bard to Triple-A Pawtucket. Manager Bobby Valentine said the club felt Bard (5-6) needs to work on his mechanics before he gets another shot at making the Red Sox rotation.

ANGELS: Placed catcher Bobby Wilson on the seven-day concussion DL and recalled catcher Hank Conger from Triple-A Salt Lake.


Top headlines

Storm brings heavy rain, property damage reported

The National Weather Service in Columbia says the threat of severe weather has left the Augusta area, but not before leaving behind some property damage Sunday.
Search Augusta jobs