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Vick Helps Eagles to Preseason Win

Posted: August 27, 2009 11:26 PM ; Updated: August 28, 2009 1:17 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -All eyes were on Michael Vick - for all of six plays.

Playing his first NFL game since his release from prison, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback got a standing ovation, avoided any ugly protests and completed four passes for 19 yards.

''It's been a long journey for me,'' Vick said. ''I just want to do it right this time around.''

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Ethier, Wolf Lead Dodgers Past Rockies

Posted: August 27, 2009 11:16 AM ; Updated: August 27, 2009 11:21 AM

DENVER (AP) -- No late-night magic this time for the Colorado Rockies. Left-hander Randy Wolf and the Los Angeles Dodgers' big bats made sure of that.

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Ortiz Beats White Sox with Ninth-Inning Homer

Posted: August 27, 2009 10:39 AM ; Updated: August 27, 2009 11:06 AM

BOSTON (AP) -- Victor Martinez had never been around for one of David Ortiz 's trademark game-ending homers, and he thought it would be a good time to see his first. 

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Rookie Mark Sanchez Named Jets' Starting QB

Posted: August 26, 2009 3:43 PM ; Updated: August 26, 2009 4:14 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The future is now for the new face of the New York Jets, Mark Sanchez.

Sanchez was selected as the team's starting quarterback by coach Rex Ryan on Wednesday, making him the first rookie to open a season under center for the Jets. The fifth overall draft pick out of Southern California will make his regular-season debut at Houston on Sept. 13.

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Seahawks Sign Edgerrin James

Posted: August 26, 2009 3:41 PM ; Updated: August 26, 2009 4:16 PM

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The agent for Edgerrin James says the league's leading active rusher has signed a one-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks.

Earlier Tuesday night, veteran running back T.J. Duckett told The Associated Press he had been waived by Seattle to clear roster space.

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Red Sox Acquire Billy Wagner from Mets

Posted: August 25, 2009 2:46 PM ; Updated: August 25, 2009 2:46 PM

By Jon Heyman, SI.com

The Mets have traded Billy Wagner to the Red Sox, SI.com has learned.

The Mets receive two players to be named later, according to an SNY report. Boston agreed to cover the $2 million-plus left on Wagner's contract.

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Spilborghs Hits Walk-Off Homer in 14th Inning

Posted: August 25, 2009 12:01 PM ; Updated: August 25, 2009 12:01 PM

DENVER (AP) -- Ryan Spilborghs desperately wanted a chance at redemption. With the Colorado Rockies looking at a heartbreaking loss, he got his shot and didn't waste it.

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