Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma


The Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals squared off in a almost empty Marlins Park on Wednesday as Hurricane Irma bears down on south Florida.

Miami has lost five straight games and 10 of its last 11 contests.

Attendance figures for Wednesday's game are not yet available, but the turnout is clearly lower than the Marlins' average of 20,000 this year.

Royals out score Twins 5-2
The Kansas City Royals won two out of three each in Minnesota and Detroit over the past week. Minnesota hasn't had much success with Santana on the mound at Kauffman Stadium.

All the Braves can do is apologize after no one thought to censor their regular-season playlist ahead of a Thursday night game against the Marlins. "Things haven't gone the way we want consistently lately, but a lot of good things are happening".

"It's not going our way now and we've got to find a way to turn it around quick".

The Miami Marlins announced on Friday that they have returned first baseman Justin Bour from his rehab assignment and activated him from the disabled list.

Disney streaming service just got a lot bigger
The development came amid negotiations between Disney and Netflix over the streaming rights to Marvel and Lucasfilm titles. By 2019, Disney will go all-in with original content and become the exclusive platform for all things House of Mouse.

The Braves are offering free tickets during the four-game series to fans from Florida, Georgia and SC displaced by Hurricane Irma.

"Displaced residents under evacuation orders can come to the Braves ticket office on the day of the game, show their valid state I.D. and receive a complimentary ticket". The invitation extended to "residents of the Georgia and SC counties under evacuation orders" ahead of the arrival of Irma on US soil.

Conley has done his best work away from home, posting a 2.89 ERA with a 4-3 record in eight starts. He's posted a 3.68 ERA while striking out 14 over 14 2/3 innings.

MI defense helps Wolverines past Cincinnati
MICHIGAN: The Wolverines were humbled a week after beating Florida 33-17 and found out they have a lot of work to do. The Cincinnati Bearcats (1-0) are coming from a 26-14 win over the Austin Peay Governors last week.