Today in History

Today is Saturday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2013. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3, 1863, the …

New York Mets' Eric Young Jr. hits a two-run home run to win 4-2 as Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, left, looks on during the 11th inning of an interleague baseball game on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Royals winning streak stopped

The New York Mets homered in the 11th inning to end the Kansas City Royals winning streak at 11 games.

Braves extend win streak to 8 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Patience helped the Atlanta Braves keep their winning streak going. After the Braves couldn’t take advantage of a bases-…