Friday's Sports Scoreboard

08/28/2015 07:13 AM MDT
All Times Eastern Interleague Boston vs N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p. 
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Identifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBs
08/28/2015 01:13 AM MDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game — even when they don't have the ball. Full Story

Moss, Cruz hit HRs to lead Cardinals past D-backs 5-3
08/27/2015 11:38 PM MDT - PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Moss hit his first home run with St. Louis and Tony Cruz hit his first of the season, leading the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. Full Story

Baseball Capsules
08/27/2015 11:23 PM MDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead double in the 13th inning after making a spectacular defensive play to end the 10th, leading the New York Mets over Philadelphia for their seventh straight win. Full Story

Texas, Mexico get 2nd chances in LLWS title games
08/27/2015 10:28 PM MDT - SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The title round at the Little League World Series is flush with second chances. Full Story

Murphy leads Mets to sweep of Phillies, 9-5 in 13 innings
08/27/2015 09:58 PM MDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the 13th inning after making a spectacular defensive play to end the 10th, leading the New York Mets to their seventh straight victory, 9-5 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. Full Story

Rodon, Eaton lead White Sox past Mariners, 4-2
08/27/2015 09:18 PM MDT - CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon took a shutout into the seventh inning, Adam Eaton had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night. Full Story

Werth, Zimmerman homer as Nationals defeat Padres 4-2
08/27/2015 10:03 PM MDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals pulled out a big win on the field Thursday night. Off the field, they didn't do quite as well. Full Story

Tampa Bay bullpen helps end Twins' 6-game winning streak
08/27/2015 08:18 PM MDT - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays ended Minnesota's six-game winning streak, beating the Twins 5-4 on Thursday night. Full Story

Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1
08/27/2015 08:08 PM MDT - MIAMI (AP) — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night. Full Story

Benedictine monk relaxing atop wind turbine spotted by drone

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. Full Story