Nationals sign Rosenthal
The Washington Nationals signed former St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal to a one-year, $7 million contract with a conditional option for 2020.
Rosenthal, who hasn’t pitched since 2017 after
undergoing Tommy John surgery, can earn an additional $8 million in performance bonuses.
Tennis: Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 7-6 (6), 5-7, 7-6 (3) in the Paris Masters semifinals. Djokovic will meet Karen Khachanov, a 6-4, 6-1 winner over Dominic Thiem, in Sunday’s final.
Golf: Bryson DeChambeau birdied four of the last six holes for a share of the lead with Peter Uihlein in the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. DeChambeau shot a 6-under-par 66 to match Uihlein at 16-under 197 at TPC Summerlin.
Li Haotong shot an 8-under 63 to improve to 17-under 196, good for a three-stroke lead over Justin Rose (69) and Alexander Levy (66) at the European Tour’s Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya.
Minjee Lee shot an 8-under 64, improving to 13-under 131, for a threeshot lead over Sakura Koiwai after two rounds of the LPGA Tour’s Japan Classic in Shiga.
Motor sports: Cole Custer regained the lead after the final restart with two laps to go, pushing past rookie driver Tyler Reddick to win the NASCAR Xfinity playoff race in Fort Worth, Texas.
Boxing: Bay Area fighter Nonito Donaire beat Northern Ireland’s Ryan Burnett in a World Boxing Super Series bantamweight quarterfinal in Glasgow, Scotland. Burnett suffered an apparent hip injury in the fourth round and failed to come out for the fifth.
Donaire, 35, a former world champion at four weights, will take on WBO champion Zolani Tete in the semifinals next year.