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Sports Roundup – September 2 – Updated 8:35 AM

In Richmond Amateur Baseball Association playoff action, the Petit de Grat Red Caps defeated the Louisdale Baracos in the league final to take home the championship. Bryden Boudreau was named playoff MVP as he pitched 21 complete innings on Sunday in earning all three victories.


The U15 Celtics girls won silver against Truro Sunday afternoon. The score was 1-0.


The last race of the season at Riverside Speedway in James River is this coming Saturday, with the Lucas Oil 150. It’s part of a full weekend of racing, including the NAPA Sportsmen series, the Henry’s Autopro 75, and the East Coast Mini Stock tour. There are also fireworks planned as Riverside wraps up its 50th anniversary celebrations.


Justin Verlander added to his legacy in baseball, pitching the third no-hitter of his career — and second in Toronto — as Houston topped the Blue Jays 2-0 at Rogers Centre. He is the first pitcher to throw two no-hitters as a visitor in the same park _ he also threw one at Rogers Centre in 2011 with Detroit. His other no-no was in 2007 for the Tigers against Milwaukee.


Kicker Brett Lauther had a 26-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Saskatchewan Roughriders to an exciting 19-17 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Saskatchewan has won six straight to improve its record to 7-3. The Riders trail the 8-and-3 Bombers for first place in the West Division standings.


Hannah Green overcame a three-shot deficit with a final round 5-under 67 to win the L-P-G-A’s Portland Classic. The Australian erased a three-shot deficit with two birdies over the final four holes at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. She finished at 21 under and won for the second time this season after claiming the K-P-M-G Women’s P-G-A Championship in June.


Serena Williams overcame a rolled ankle to beat Petra Martic (MAR’-tich) 6-3, 6-4 and advance into the U-S Open quarterfinals for a 16th time. Second-seeded Ash Barty is out of the U.S. Open after losing to 18th-ranked lost Wang Qiang, 6-2, 6-4. Barty’s loss ends an impressive run of Grand Slam performances this year.


Top seeded Novak Djokovic’s (NOH’-vak JOH’-kuh-vich-zz) abruptly ended his U-S Open title defence when he stopped playing during his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka (VAH’-vin-kah) because of pain in his left shoulder. Earlier, Roger Federer has cruised into his 13th quarterfinal at the U-S Open, beating David Goffin.


Sunday’s Games

CFL
Saskatchewan 19 Winnipeg 17


MLB

American League
Houston 2 Toronto 0
Tampa Bay 8 Cleveland 2
Minnesota 8 Detroit 3
N.Y. Yankees 5 Oakland 4
Kansas City 6 Baltimore 4
Seattle 11 Texas 3
Boston 4 L.A. Angels 3

National League
St. Louis 4 Cincinnati 3 (1st game)
Cincinnati 5 St. Louis 3 (2nd game)
Washington 9 Miami 3
Milwaukee 4 Chicago Cubs 0
Pittsburgh 6 Colorado 2
San Diego 8 San Francisco 4
L.A. Dodgers 4 Arizona 3 (11 innings)
Philadelphia 5 N.Y. Mets 2

Interleague
Atlanta 5 Chicago White Sox 3


MLS

Seattle 4 L.A. Galaxy 3
Minnesota 2 Los Angeles FC 0


Monday’s Games – All Times Eastern

CFL

Toronto at Hamilton, 1 p.m.
Edmonton vs. Calgary, 4:30 p.m.


MLB

American League
Texas (Minor 11-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 10-7), 1:05 p.m.
Baltimore (Wojciechowski 2-7) at Tampa Bay (Yarbrough 11-3), 1:10 p.m.
Minnesota (Odorizzi 14-6) at Detroit (Zimmermann 1-9), 1:10 p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Detwiler 2-4) at Cleveland (Civale 2-3), 7:10 p.m.

National League
N.Y. Mets (Syndergaard 9-7) at Washington (Ross 3-3), 1:05 p.m.
Philadelphia (Smyly 2-6) at Cincinnati (DeSclafani 9-7), 2:10 p.m.
San Francisco (Samardzija 9-10) at St. Louis (Wainwright 9-9), 2:15 p.m.
San Diego (Quantrill 6-5) at Arizona (Leake 10-10), 4:10 p.m.
Colorado (Lambert 2-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Buehler 11-3), 8:10 p.m.

Interleague
Toronto (TBD) at Atlanta (Soroka 10-3), 1:20 p.m.
Seattle (Sheffield 0-1) at Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 9-9), 2:20 p.m.
Houston (Cole 15-5) at Milwaukee (Houser 6-5), 4:10 p.m.