>>Warriors Complete Sweep Of Jazz
(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Warriors are moving on to the Western Conference finals. Golden State finished off a four-game sweep of the Jazz with a 121-95 win in Utah. Steph Curry scored 30 points for the Warriors, who are a perfect 8-and-0 this postseason.
>>Rockets Lose Nene For Rest Of Postseason
(San Antonio, TX) — Rockets center Nene is out for the rest of the postseason with a groin injury. The big man was hurt in Sunday’s 125-104 win in Game Four of the West semifinal series. The best-of-seven set is tied at two games apiece. Game Five is tonight.
>>Caps Crush Pens To Force Game Seven
(Pittsburgh, PA) — There will be a Game Seven in the East semifinal series between the Capitals and Penguins. The Caps forced the decisive affair with a 5-2 win in Pittsburgh last night. Washington will attempt to come all the way back from a 3-1 series deficit at home tomorrow night.
>>Martinez Does It All As Cards Clobber Marlins
(Miami, FL) — Carlos Martinez pitched six innings for the win and also drove in four runs as the Cardinals clobbered the Marlins 9-4 in Miami. Martinez opened the scoring with a three-run double and Matt Carpenter tripled in two more. Martinez earned his second victory as St. Louis won its fourth straight.
>>Cubs, Rockies Postponed; Day-Night Doubleheader Today
(Denver, CO) — The Cubs and Rockies were postponed due to rain and hail last night in Denver. It will be made up today as part of a day-night doubleheader. The first game starts at 1:10 p.m., with the nightcap to follow at 7:40 p.m. The Cubs are 16-and-15 on the season.
>>Heyward Lands On DL
(Denver, CO) — The Cubs are placing outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list due to a knuckle injury. The move is retroactive to May 6th. Heyward is hitting .253 with three homers and 17 RBI this season. The Cubs recalled pitcher Dylan Floro from Triple-A Iowa in a corresponding roster move.
>>White Sox Take On Twins
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox open a three-game home set with the Twins this evening. Chicago is third in the AL Central at 15-and-15. Mike Pelfrey will be on the mound in the opener for the Sox. Minnesota sends out Hector Santiago.
>>Yankees Rout Reds After Marathon
(Cincinnati, OH) — An all-nighter isn’t cooling off the red-hot Yankees. New York ran its winning streak to six games with a 10-4 rout of the Reds in Cincinnati. The Yanks didn’t arrive in town until after 5 a.m. following Sunday night’s 18-inning victory over the Cubs in Chicago.
>>Mets’ Tebow Inks Extension With ESPN
(Bristol, CT) — While pursuing his dream of becoming a major league outfielder, Mets’ farmhand Tim Tebow isn’t giving up on TV. The former quarterback has agreed to a multi-year extension with ESPN. Tebow will continue on SEC Network’s “SEC Nation” and ESPN’s College Football Playoff coverage.