Sports News for Wednesday June 1, 2016

>>Dodgers Dump Cubs


(Chicago, IL)  —  The Dodgers ended the Cubs’ six-game winning streak with a 5-0 victory.  Chicago had won its previous 23 regular-season games started by Jake Arrieta, who tossed seven shutout innings of two-hit ball in a no-decision.  Dexter Fowler’s single in the third was Chicago’s only hit.


>>White Sox Rally Past Mets


(Flushing, NY)  —  The White Sox stopped their seven-game losing streak by rallying for a 6-4 win over the Mets.  Chicago erased a 4-0 deficit, capped by Tyler Saladino’s go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth.  Dan Jennings got the win in relief and David Robertson secured his 13th save.


>>Cards Crush Brewers


(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Jedd Gyorko smacked a three-run homer as the Cardinals crushed the Brewers 10-3 at Miller Park.  Matt Carpenter went 4-for-5 with two RBI and four runs scored for the Redbirds.  Mike Leake tossed six innings of two-run ball to even up his record at 4-and-4.


>>Rockies Rout Reds


(Denver, CO)  —  The Rockies hit a franchise record-tying seven homers in a 17-4 rout of the Reds.  Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon each homered twice, while Carlos Gonzalez, DJ LeMahieu and Gerardo Parra also went deep.  Colorado hit seven homers in a game for the first time since 1997.


>>Pens Face Sharks In Game Two


(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  The Penguins and Sharks meet in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Final tonight in Pittsburgh.  The Pens grabbed a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven set with a 3-2 win on Monday.  The series shifts to San Jose on Saturday.


>>NBA Finals Tickets Top $1,600 For Single Game


(Undated)  —  Single game tickets for the NBA Finals will set you back more than 16-hundred-dollars a pop.  That’s the average price for a seat at Game One between the Cavaliers and Warriors on tomorrow night in Oakland.  The figure is nine-percent higher than last year.


>>Michigan’s Harbaugh Takes Shot At Saban


(Undated)  —  Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh is back at it again on Twitter.  The Wolverines head coach responded to Alabama’s Nick Saban’s negative discussion of satellite camps at the SEC spring meetings on Tuesday.  Harbaugh tweeted, “Amazing to me- Alabama broke NCAA rules & now their HC is lecturing us on the possibility of rules being broken at camps.  Truly amazing.”










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