(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1. Tampa Bay Rays’ pitcher Joel Peralta was ejected from the game in the eighth inning Tuesday night against the Nationals for having a foreign substance (pine tar) on his glove.
2. The Washington Wizards acquired Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza from the New Orleans Hornets for Rashard Lewis and the number 46 pick in next week’s draft.
3. Ex Dodger Jonathan Broxton has 18 saves for the Kansas City Royals.
4. The Yankees and Braves combine for nine home runs in the Braves 10-5 win at Yankee Stadium.
5. Arcadia’s Erik Trask will be pitching for Chapman University next year.
6. BCS Commissioners and Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick endorse a seeded four team playoff model for college football that would begin in the 2014 season. It is pending approval.
7. Diamond Bar receiver Matt Carrillo 2011 stats- junior year: 16 rec. – 221 yards, 3TD.
8. Last year Paraclete beat Pasadena Marshall and Kilpatrick by the combined score of 149-16.
9. Sierra Canyon receiver Preston White 2011 stats- junior year: 40 receptions- 516 yards, 7TD.
10. On this date in 1986 Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner and draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, signed with the Kansas City Royals.