MLB Wild Card: Phillies come back late against Sandy Alcantara for 7th straight win

MLB Wild Card: Phillies come back late against Sandy Alcantara for 7th straight win

What can’t the Phillies do right now? They came back against National League Cy Young favorite Sandy Alcantara on Wednesday night and scored three goals at the bottom of the eighth inning for an unlikely 4-3 win, one of their best of the season. “I’m still trying to process it all,” said starting pitcher Noah … Read more

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents $45.2 million in punitive damages

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents .2 million in punitive damages

Plaintiffs Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were awarded both compensatory and punitive damages totaling nearly $50 million. Of the $49.3 million total, the $45.2 million in punitive damages may be reduced under Texas law. The jury began deliberating around 12:30 pm CT Friday after Judge Maya Guerra Gamble reminded them that Jones had already been … Read more

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents $4 million in damages, the jury finds

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents  million in damages, the jury finds

The jury award was far less than what plaintiffs, Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin, had asked for. At the beginning of the trial, attorneys for Lewis and Heslin asked the jury to award their clients $150 million in damages. A separate, shorter trial is now awaited, in which punitive damages will be discussed. Punitive damages … Read more

Alex Jones: Sandy Hook family attorney exposes conspiracy theorist’s dishonesty during brutal cross-examination

Alex Jones: Sandy Hook family attorney exposes conspiracy theorist’s dishonesty during brutal cross-examination

The jury hearing the case will determine how much Jones must pay parents Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, who obtained a default judgment against him earlier this year. An attorney representing Heslin and Lewis has asked the jury to award $150 million in damages. Jones, who was the only defense witness at the trial, was … Read more

Gemini choose Joe Smith for assignment, select Sandy Leon

Gemini choose Joe Smith for assignment, select Sandy Leon

The Twins chose the old master’s contract on Wednesday Sandy Leon — acquired yesterday in a minor league trade with Cleveland — and designated right-handed veteran JoeSmith for the mission (Twitter link via MLB.com’s Do-Hyoung Park). Minnesota also restored the left-hander Kaleb Thielbar from the 15-day injured list and optional catcher Caleb Hamilton to Triple-A … Read more

Phillies vs. Marlins: JT Realmuto, Phils beat Sandy Alcantara

Phillies vs. Marlins: JT Realmuto, Phils beat Sandy Alcantara

MIAMI — For a struggling offense, Sandy Alcantara was the last guy the Phillies hitters wanted to see Friday night. The Miami Marlins right-hander came into the game with a National League-best 1.73 ERA and a consecutive 19-innings scoreless streak. By the start of the seventh inning, that scoreless innings streak had risen to 25 … Read more