>Cardinals Rally For Walk-Off Win
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to rally for a 5-4 win over the Cardinals. Matt Holliday’s two-out RBI single gave St. Louis the walk-off win. Stephen Piscotty drove in a pair, including the tying run in the ninth. Kevin Siegrist was credited with the win.
>>Cardinals Close Out Series With Phillies Today
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals will close out their four-game series with the Phillies this afternoon. Jaime [[ HIGH-may ]] Garcia gets the ball for St. Louis. He’s 1-and-2 with a 3.73 ERA. Jerad Eickhoff starts for Philadelphia. He’s 1-and-3 with a 4.15 ERA. First pitch is at 12:45 p.m.
>>Cubs Sweep Pirates, First Team To 20 Wins
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-5 with a solo homer as the Cubs cruised past the Pirates 6-2 to sweep their three-game series at PNC Park. Ben Zobrist [[ ZO-brist ]] also went deep for Chicago, which became the first team to 20 wins in the majors this season. Jon Lester scattered eight hits and held the Bucs scoreless over five-and-two-thirds innings to improve to 3-and-1.
>>Cubs Open Series With Nationals
(Chicago, IL) — The top-two teams in the National League square off as the Cubs open a four-game set with the Nationals tonight at Wrigley Field. Kyle Hendricks gets the start on the mound for Chicago. Washington counters with Joe Ross.
>>Red Sox Down White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — David Ortiz homered and plated three to power the Red Sox to a 5-2 win over the White Sox. Jose Abreu belted a two-run homer in the first for Chicago, which had won its previous three. Carlos Rodon [[ roe-DON ]] allowed three runs in six innings to fall to 1-and-4.
>>White Sox Wrap Up Series With Boston
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox and Red Sox meet in the rubber match of their three-game set tonight on the Southside. Chicago is 19-and-9 after last night’s loss. Erik Johnson will make his first start of the season for Chicago. Boston will send out Henry Owens.
>>Colts’ Kelly Signs Contract
(Indianapolis, IN) — Colts’ first-round pick Ryan Kelly signed his rookie contract yesterday. The center out of Alabama signed a four-year deal worth 10.4-million dollars, with a signing bonus worth 5.79-million. The team also holds an option for the fifth year. The Colts open rookie minicamp on Friday.
>>Manziel Booked, To Appear In Court Thursday
(Dallas, TX) — Former Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel [[ man-ZELL ]] is set to be arraigned on a domestic violence charge today in Dallas. Manziel was booked yesterday and released on 15-hundred dollars bond. He was indicted last month by a grand jury after allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend in January.
>>Cavs Set Three-Point Record In Rout Of Atlanta
(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers knocked down an NBA-record 25 three-pointers in a 123-98 rout of the Hawks in Game Two of their semifinal series. The 25 made from downtown are the most in any regular-season or playoff game. Cleveland has a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven set.
>>Bosh Out For Rest Of Playoffs
(Miami, FL) — Heat star Chris Bosh will miss the rest of the postseason. Bosh has been sidelined since the All-Star break after a blood clot was discovered in his left leg. Bosh’s last two seasons have been cut short due to blood clotting.
>>Pens Push Caps To Brink
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Presidents’ Trophy-winning Capitals have been pushed to the brink of elimination. The Penguins took a commanding 3-1 lead in their semifinal series with a 3-2 overtime win over the Caps last night. Washington will try to stay alive in Game Five on Saturday.
>>Nyquist Early Derby Favorite At 3-to-1
(Louisville, KY) — Nyquist is an early 3-to-1 favorite to win Saturday’s 142nd Kentucky Derby. The post-position draw for the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown was held Wednesday at Churchill Downs. Nyquist will break from gate 13 in the 20-horse field.