RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones says the Washington Redskins' training facility is "on schedule and on time" and will be completed before July 25, when the team opens training camp at the 17-acre site.
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says it is the organization's "field of dreams."
The team will spend about three weeks at the facility, which will be known as Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center. It will feature two full-size football fields and another large grassy area for drill work.
The Redskins will have a locker room, weight room and training area on the first floor of a building at one end of the facility. The second floor will house medical offices and other businesses.
Jones expects an 8-year lease with the Redskins to be signed next week.
Giants' Vogelsong wins at last but injures hand
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong broke his throwing hand on a swing after pitching himself toward his first win in seven starts, and the San Francisco Giants returned from a terrible road trip to beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Monday night.
The right-hander fouled a ball off his right hand in the bottom of the fifth and grimaced in pain while grabbing the hand. He was quickly examined near the batter's box and left the game. The Giants later announced the injury, without immediately providing any other details.
Vogelsong (2-4) snapped a six-start winless stretch with just his second victory of 2013 and first since April 11 against the Cubs at Wrigley Field and seemed back on track.
He walked off to warm ovation as Nick Noonan pinch hit. Vogelsong allowed three hits in five scoreless innings and lowered his ERA from 8.06 to 7.19.
OF Bryce Harper returns to Nats' lineup
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Outfielder Bryce Harper is back in the Washington Nationals' lineup after missing two games because of a bruised left knee.
Harper was batting third and playing right field Monday night at San Francisco. Last season's NL Rookie of the Year was hurt last week when he ran into a wall at Dodger Stadium.
Harper did some running and work on the field before the game against the Giants. Manager Davey Johnson said Harper told him he was fine to play.
The 20-year-old Harper ran into the wall last Monday against the Dodgers and needed 11 stitches in his chin.
Nats lose Mattheus to broken pitching hand
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Washington Nationals will be without reliever Ryan Mattheus after learning that the right-hander broke his pitching hand punching a locker in frustration following his rocky outing Sunday.
Manager Davey Johnson made the announcement after the Nationals' 8-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
The news came on the same night that the Giants lost starter Ryan Vogelsong to a fractured right hand. He was injured while trying to check his swing on a foul ball in the fifth inning.
Mattheus allowed five runs in one inning of Washington's 13-4 loss to the San Diego Padres. According to Johnson, Mattheus did not inform the team of his injury until just before Tuesday's game at AT&T Park.
Yankees hit 4 HRs, beat Orioles 6-4 in 10 innings
BALTIMORE (AP) - Vernon Wells doubled in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees hit four solo homers in a 6-4 victory over the Orioles on Monday night, extending Baltimore's losing streak to six games.
New York trailed 4-3 in the ninth before Travis Hafner homered with one out on a 3-1 pitch from Jim Johnson, who has blown three straight save opportunities after converting a franchise-record 35 in a row. All 3 of those botched saves have come during Baltimore's current skid.
Hafner added an RBI single in the 10th inning for the Yankees, who have won 10 of 13 to move a season-high 12 games over .500 (28-16). The Yankees also improved to 19-0 when scoring first this season.
Robinson Cano hit his team-high 13th home run in the first inning for New York, David Adams clubbed his first major-league homer in the second and Lyle Overbay connected in the seventh.
UNC's Moran named ACC player of year
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran is the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year and teammate Kent Emanuel is its pitcher of the year.
The ACC announced its postseason awards Monday. Virginia outfielder Joe McCarthy was selected as the freshman of the year while the Cavaliers' Brian O'Connor is its coach of the year.
Moran leads the nation with 83 RBIs and hit .376 while becoming the seventh UNC player to win the ACC award and first since current Seattle Mariners second baseman Dustin Ackley in 2009.
Emanuel went 9-3 with a 2.28 ERA and became the third UNC pitcher to win the award since its creation in 2005.
McCarthy hit .333 and reached base in 36 consecutive games for the Cavaliers (45-9, 22-8).
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