Curt Schilling Says He Will Not Run for Kennedy's Senate Seat

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Curt Schilling won't run for Edward M. Kennedy's seat in the U.S. Senate.

The former Boston Red Sox pitcher made the announcement on "Joe Buck Live" on HBO on Tuesday night. Earlier this month, the 42-year-old Schilling expressed interest in running for the seat held by the Massachusetts Democrat for almost 50 years before he died in August.

-- DIAMONDBACKS: Arizona third baseman Mark Reynolds broke his own major league strikeout record by fanning for the 205th time this season in the fourth inning of the Diamondbacks' game against San Francisco.

-- YANKEES: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is coming off the bench -- and heading to the mound at Yankee Stadium.

Sotomayor, a Yankees fan from the Bronx, is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch Saturday before New York's game against Boston.

-- MISC.: Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman, who defected in July, has established provisional residency in Andorra, a small country between Spain and France.

In a statement Monday, Chapman's agent said the pitcher has his residency materials to MLB so he can be declared a free agent.

-- From News Services

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