>>Blackhawks Beat Blues On Late Keith Goal
(St. Louis, MO) — Duncan Keith scored with less than nine seconds left in regulation to lift the Blackhawks to a 4-3 win over the Blues at Scottrade Center. Alex DeBrincat tied the game at three earlier in the frame for Chicago. Andreas Martinsen and Blake Hillman also lit the lamp for the Blackhawks, with Hillman’s goal being shorthanded. These teams rematch tomorrow night in Chicago.
>>White Sox Sink Jays To Avoid Sweep
(Toronto, Ontario) — The White Sox were able to salvage the finale of their three-game series with the Blue Jays in Toronto. Joe Abreu crushed a 430-foot solo homer in the top of the eighth to give Chicago a 4-3 victory. Nate Jones got four outs for the win and Joakim Soria closed it out to earn his second save. The Sox are 3-and-2.
>>White Sox Host Tigers For Home Opener
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox home opener is early this evening against the Tigers at Comerica Park. It’s the start of a three-game series that runs through Sunday. They won’t play tomorrow. James Shields gets the ball for Chicago. Detroit counters with Jordan Zimmermann. The Tigers are 1-and-4.
>>Cardinals Blank Brewers Behind Martinez
(Milwaukee, WI) — Carlos Martinez struck out 10 while pitching four-hit ball into the ninth inning as the Cardinals blanked the Brewers 6-0 at Miller Park. Yadier Molina homered and drove in two and Marcell Ozuna had two hits and an RBI as St. Louis took two-of-three from Milwaukee. The Cardinals are now 3-and-3 on the year.
>>Cardinals To Activate Wainwright To Start Home Opener
(St. Louis, MO) — Adam Wainwright will be on the mound when the Cardinals play their home opener today against the Diamondbacks at Busch Stadium. The team plans to activate the veteran right-hander from the 10-day disabled list. Wainwright has been out with a strained left hamstring. Jack Flaherty is being set back to Triple-A to make room.
>>Cubs At Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cubs make the final stop on their season-opening road trip with the first of four against the Brewers at Miller Park tonight. Chicago’s first game at Wrigley is on Monday versus the Pirates. Jon Lester toes the rubber for the Cubs opposite Milwaukee’s Brent Suter. Chicago is 2-and-3, while the Brew Crew is 4-and-2.
>>Bulls At Celtics Tomorrow
(Boston, MA) — The Bulls take their three-game win streak into Boston tomorrow night to face the Celtics. Chicago and the Knicks are now tied for the eighth-worst record in the NBA at 27-and-41. Boston is 53-and-25.
>>Woods Makes Masters Return Today
(Augusta, GA) — Tiger Woods is set to play his first Masters in three years. The 42-year-old 14-time major champion is back competing and contending this season after dealing with multiple back surgeries the last few years. Woods is a four-time Masters winner, with his last green jacket in 2005. He’s paired with Marc Leishman and Tommy Fleetwood.