Braves tender contract to OF Duvall, re-sign Arcia, Heredia
The Atlanta Braves tendered a contract to slugger Adam Duvall, ensuring the National League RBI leader returns to the World Series-winning club for another season. The tendering of Duvall by the Tuesday night deadline was among a flurry of moves for the Braves, who also reached contract agreements with bench players Orlando Arcia and Guillermo Heredia. The club did not offer 2022 contracts to pitchers Richard Rodriguez and infielder Johan Camargo, making them free agents.news.yahoo.com
Cubs clinch playoff spot, Pirates win on Stallings HR in 9th
The NL Central-leading Cubs were assured a spot in the expanded playoff field when Philadelphia was swept in a doubleheader at Washington. It was Stallings’ third home run of the season and the third game-ending hit of his career. Anthony Rizzo’s two-run homer in the eighth inning had pulled the Cubs into a tie at 2-all. The Pirates took a 2-0 lead on RBI doubles by Erik Gonzalez in the second inning and Adam Frazier in the fifth. Pirates: RHP Trevor Williams (1-8, 6.70) has lost five straight decisions since getting his lone win Aug. 13 at Cincinnati.
Sogard bails out Hader, lifts Brewers with 1st walkoff HR
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Sogard celebrates after hitting a walk off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE Eric Sogard bailed out All-Star closer Josh Hader by hitting his first career walkoff home run, a two-run shot that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Saturday night. Something you probably wont see again out of Hader, kind of a fluke thing," Sogard said. Entering Saturday, the left-handed Hader was 7-for-7 in save opportunities and had not allowed a run or a hit all season. UP NEXTPirates LHP Steven Brault (0-1, 4.80 ERA) faces Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 3.19 ERA) in game three of the four-game series.
Arrest made in South Side murder case
SAN ANTONIO A 57-year-old man is charged with murder in connection with a shooting on the South Side in early July, officials said. Luna is charged with murder in the case of Richard Rodriguez, who would have turned 49 two weeks from Thursday. The case was also featured as a Crime Stoppers case with pictures of an SUV released. Police say a second man was shot and later taken to the hospital. Witnesses say Luna left the scene with the group of men.
Affidavit: Inmate cursed at, slammed cell door on Bexar County Jail detention officer’s hand
SAN ANTONIO – An inmate at the Bexar County Jail is facing a new charge after he allegedly slammed a jail cell door on a detention officer’s hand at the Bexar County Jail. A detention officer told Rodriguez to go back to his assigned cell, in which the inmate responded, ”I’m not going in, f*** you,” the affidavit states. Rodriguez then ran toward the detention officer and slammed the cell door on the officer’s left hand, the affidavit states. The detention officer went to the hospital but was cleared to return to work. Bexar County Jail records show Rodriguez was previously charged with burglary of a building and possession.
Police: Men, woman fled in different vehicles following fatal shooting
SAN ANTONIO San Antonio police are searching for two suspects, a man and a woman, wanted in the death of a 49-year-old man. Several witnesses said they saw men flee the scene in different trucks and a woman flee in a dark-colored SUV. The men are described as in their 40s-50s, between 5 feet, 3 inches tall to 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and between 170-180 pounds. The woman is believed to be in her 40s, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and about 140 pounds. Read also:7-year-old girl grazed by bullet during shooting on North Side, police sayMan arrested after shooting woman during domestic dispute, police sayOfficials: Man killed after being struck by vehicle on South Side
‘They did what they had to’: Woman says officer-involved shooting of mother’s boyfriend was justified
The woman who witnessed the shooting from feet away is opening up about a difficult subject. The woman didn’t want to be identified, but she said she felt it was important to share the full story. She believes police were justified in shooting the man whom she cared for and with whom she lived. The woman and her mother both said Rodriguez was never abusive and was never on drugs around them. Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting identified by officials“They told us it was meth, that he was on meth.
Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting identified by officials
SAN ANTONIO – Richard Rodriguez, 45, has been identified as the man who was killed Saturday morning in an officer-involved shooting on the West Side. Video of officer-involved shooting appears to contradict San Antonio police chief’s initial claimsA woman called San Antonio police around 6 a.m. to report a disturbance in the 300 block of Concio Drive. ORIGINAL STORY - SAPD: Suspect killed after officer-involved shooting on West SideTwo responding officers went inside for the woman, whose mother was not home, after she told police Rodriguez was acting irrationally. The officers then fired several gunshots that hit and killed Rodriguez. Chief McManus said the two officers involved in the shooting have approximately nine years of tenure within the department, according to a previous report from KSAT.
Gilbert T. Rodriguez
Gilbert T. RodriguezGilbert T. Rodriguez, 57, of Uvalde, died Oct. 19, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born Sept. 7, 1962, in Uvalde to Angelita Trevino-Rodriguez and Eluterio P. Rodriguez. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Eluterio Rodriguez Jr. He is survived by his companion, Celia Cardenas; two sons, Lorenzo Rodriguez of Uvalde, and Alfonso (Cristina) Munoz of San Marcos; five daughters, Cristy Munoz, Melissa Castillo, and Vanessa Rodriguez, all of Uvalde, Amanda (Jon) Martinez of Midland, and Tiffany Rodriguez of Baytown; five brothers, Edward Rodriguez, Daniel Rodriguez, Jessie Rodriguez, Richard Rodriguez, and Roland Rodriguez, all of Uvalde; two sisters, Guadalupe Martinez and Irene Cano, both of Uvalde; 21 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Pallbearers were Lorenzo Rodriguez, Justin Ybarra, Adrian Rodriguez, Christopher Rodriguez and Zachary Vasquez, all of Uvalde; Alfonso Munoz of San Marcos, Devin Adams of Baytown, and Jon Martinez of Midland.uvaldeleadernews.com
Local company comes to disabled man's rescue
He said the electric meter had shorted out when the line fell, sending sparks flying. Davila, who is the owner of a successful electric company, should know. When Rodriguez, a diabetic with an amputated leg and on a limited income was told it is his responsibility to remove the tree so that CPS Energy could restore his power, he found Davila's company. Davila said he expects CPS Energy to restore power on Thursday. Davila said if anyone would like to help with repairs to Rodriguez's home, they can call Davila Electric at 210-436-1551.