>>Cardinals Settle For Tie With Mets
(Port St. Lucie, FL) — The Cardinals and Mets each hit three-run homers in the fourth inning and the game ended in a 3-3 tie in Port St. Lucie. Matt Adams connected off Robert Gsellman in the top half, but Lucas Duda answered off Adam Wainwright in the bottom half. The Cards host the Nationals today.
>>Cards Have Two Exhibition Games After Today
(Jupiter, FL) — The Cardinals wrap up Grapefruit League play today but have two more exhibition games before the start of the regular season. The Cardinals play at Triple-A Memphis tomorrow night and then visit Double-A Springfield on Friday. They open the season Sunday night at home against the Cubs.
>>Cactus League Roundup
(Undated) — In Cactus League play yesterday, the Cubs suffered a 10-7 loss to the Giants. Jake Arrieta allowed three runs in four innings of work. The White Sox were beaten by the Royals, 7-4. Chris Volstad permitted four runs in less than four frames. Today, the Cubs face the A’s and Sox meet the Padres.
>>White Sox Ship Bourjos To Rays
(Glendale, AZ) — The White Sox are shipping outfielder Peter Bourjos to the Rays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash. Bourjos signed as a free agent before the start of spring training. The move opens the door for top White Sox prospect Jacob May, who is hitting .339 this spring.
>>NFL Bans Leaping Block Field Goal Attempts
(Phoenix, AZ) — NFL owners are passing a rule which prohibits players from leaping over linemen to try to block a field goal and extra-point attempts. The league believes it is too dangerous for a player to leap over the line. Meanwhile, centralized replay was also approved for the upcoming season.
>>Goodell Planning To Attend Pats’ Opener
(Phoenix, AZ) — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he plans on attending when the Patriots open the upcoming season. Goodell hasn’t appeared in Foxboro since the “Deflategate” scandal unfolded. The defending Super Bowl champion traditionally kicks off the regular season at home on a Thursday night.
>>Trump To Skip Nationals’ Opening Day In D.C.
(Washington, DC) — President Trump isn’t going out to the ballgame on Opening Day. “Politico” had reported President Trump was considering making an appearance when the Washington Nationals open the season on Monday, but the Nats say the White House has declined their offer.