>>Cardinals Rally Past Marlins Late
(Miami, FL) — Dexter Fowler singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning as the Cardinals rallied to beat the Marlins 6-5 in Miami. St. Louis scored four times in the eighth, with Jedd Gyorko’s RBI single knotting the game at five. Trevor Rosenthal picked up his first win in relief.
>>Cubs Split Doubleheader With Rockies
(Denver, CO) — The Cubs split a day-night doubleheader with the Rockies in Denver. John Lackey struck out 10 over seven shutout innings as Chicago won the nightcap 8-1. Jake Arrieta allowed nine runs in less than four innings as the Cubs dropped the first game, 10-4. The series finale is today.
>>Twins Turn Back White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — The Twins scored seven unanswered runs to trounce the White Sox, 7-2, in the opener of a three-game set. Tyler Saladino and Jose Abreu plated the runs for Chicago, which has dropped four straight. Mike Pelfrey didn’t make it out of the fifth to fall to 0-and-3.
>>Spurs Sink Rockets In OT
(San Antonio, TX) — The Spurs are a win away from advancing to the Western Conference finals. San Antonio held on for an 110-107 overtime win over the visiting Rockets in Game Five of their second-round series. Houston will try to stay alive at home in Game Six tomorrow night.
>>Senators Close Out Rangers
(New York, NY) — The Senators are moving on to the Eastern Conference finals. Ottawa closed out its semifinal series with the Rangers with a 4-2 win in Game Six in New York. The Sens will face either the Capitals or Penguins, who meet in the decisive Game Seven of their semifinal series tonight.
>>Mets’ Harvey “Embarrassed” By Missing Game
(Flushing, NY) — Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is apologizing for missing a game last weekend. Following the end of a team-imposed, three-day suspension, Harvey said he was embarrassed by his actions, which included a late Friday night and golf early Saturday. Harvey is set to start Friday at Milwaukee.
>>Judge Throws Out Murder Conviction Against Aaron Hernandez
(Fall River, MA) — The late Aaron Hernandez is no longer a convicted murderer. A Massachusetts judge vacated the former NFL star’s 2015 conviction of first-degree murder in the death of Odin Lloyd because Hernandez died before his appeals process was completed. The former Patriot was found dead in his prison cell last month of an apparent suicide.
>>Colts To Retire Manning’s Number-18
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts are retiring the number of former quarterback Peyton Manning. The team will unveil a statue of the future Hall-of-Famer October 7th. Manning’s number-18 will be retired at halftime of the Colts’ game against the 49ers the following day. Manning spent his first 13 NFL seasons in Indianapolis.
>>Grand Prix Of Indianapolis This Weekend
(Indianapolis, IN) — Things are beginning to rev up for this weekend’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Practice and qualifying sessions are scheduled for Friday with the race set for Saturday. Simon Pagenaud will be looking to repeat as champion and win for the third time in four years. The annual “Indy 500” is scheduled for May 28th.