Burglar breaks into home of Rays' Longoria

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Burglar breaks into home of Rays' Longoria

From Comcast SportsNet Thursday, August 11, 2011

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP)Detectives have arrested a southwest Florida man they say burglarized a home shared by three Tampa Bay Rays players during spring training in March.

Authorities in Port Charlotte charged 22-year-old Steven Charles Vaughn with breaking into a rented house shared by Evan Longoria, David Price and Reid Brignac.

Vaughn allegedly took 60,000 worth of items, including electronics, watches, jewelry and an AK-47-type rifle. Deputies say the players were participating in a spring training game at the time.

Vaughn was arrested Wednesday in the county jail, where he was being held on unrelated charges. Hes charged with armed burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, grand theft and dealing in stolen property.

It was not clear if he had an attorney.

Red Sox will call up No. 1 prospect Yoan Moncada on Friday

Red Sox will call up No. 1 prospect Yoan Moncada on Friday

On Wednesday morning, John Farrell made it sound like the Boston Red Sox would be calling up their top prospect when rosters expand on Thursday.

But now it’s official. The team has announced that Yoan Moncada will be promoted to the major league roster on Friday.

Moncada has a slash line of .285/.388/.547 with 11 homers and 27 RBI in 44 games in Double A this season.

More to come. . . 

Isaiah Thomas goes 12-for-12 in Seahawks free throw contest

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Isaiah Thomas goes 12-for-12 in Seahawks free throw contest

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas has a career free throw percentage of .863 in six seasons in the NBA.

But in a free throw contest against Seattle Seahawks wideout - and free throw champion - Tyler Lockett, Thomas went a perfect 12-for-12.