Scoreboard Roundup - 8/18/14

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_31a5ac2b25.jpgHemera/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- MLB: Chicago Cubs 4 (54-70) - New York Mets 1 (59-67)

Washington Nationals 5 (70-53) – Arizona Diamondbacks 4 (53-72) 11 Innings

Atlanta Braves 7 (65-60) – Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (64-61)

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Red Sox Make a Pair of Roster Moves

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_c6199b6f63.jpgiStockphoto (BOSTON) -- The Boston Red Sox demoted center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday and recalled outfielder Mookie Betts. In 112 games this season, Bradley was batting .216 with one home run and 30 RBIs.  He also scored 45 runs and swiped eight bases.

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Hendricks Leads Cubs Past Mets, 4-1

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_f4d8150c0f.jpgThinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks (5-1) allowed one earned run on three hits across seven innings as Chicago (54-70) took care of the New York Mets (59-67) on Monday, 4-1. With the game tied at one in the top of the eighth inning, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took a 1-1 pitch from Mets reliever Buddy Carlyle and sent it over the right field wall.

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Michael Carter-Williams Ready to Get Back to Work

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_b11ecbd2ef.jpgJim McIssac/Getty Images (KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.) -- Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams is expected to be ready for camp in late September. The 2014 Rookie of the Year had surgery on May 13 to repair his labrum in his right shoulder and said he's not 100 percent, but plans to be on the court.

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Saints' Jimmy Graham: No More Dunking

1-5-14 Saints A.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1408376743306Stacy Revere/Getty Images (METAIRIE, La.) -- New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham won't be dunking the football any more. Following both of his touchdown receptions in Friday's 31-24 preseason win over Tennessee, Graham proceeded to dunk the football through the goalposts and was penalized 15 yards for it, which led to head coach Sean Payton screaming at him on the sideline.

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