>>Cardinals Cruise Past Brewers After Four-Run Second
(Milwaukee, WI) — Jedd Gyorko’s [[ JERK-oh’s ]] two-run single capped a four-run second inning and the Cardinals went on to beat the Brewers 6-1 at Miller Park. Harrison Bader, Matt Carpenter and Francisco Pena hit solo homers for St. Louis. Michael Wacha [[ WAH-kuh ]] took a shutout into the seventh to run his record to 6-and-1.
>>Cardinals Game Today On Facebook
(Milwaukee, WI) — Fans who want to watch star Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes pitch today will have to do so on social media. The Cardinals play the Brewers this afternoon in a game that is not on television, but will instead by shown only on Facebook. Reyes has been sidelined more than a year recovering from Tommy John surgery.
>>Cubs Rally Past Pirates
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Cubs overcame an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Pirates 8-6 at PNC Park. Ben Zobrist, Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber all homered for Chicago. Jon Lester got through six to get his fifth win. The Cubs are 29-and-22, three and a half games back in the NL Central. They finish their series in Pittsburgh tonight.
>>Indians Top White Sox
(Cleveland, OH) — Michael Brantley, Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis each hit solo homers as the Indians powered past the White Sox 7-3 at Progressive Field. Lucas Giolito fell to 3-and-6, allowing five runs on nine hits in six frames. Daniel Palka was 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored for the Sox. Chicago has lost three in-a-row and five-of-six.
>>Caps Square Off With Knights In Game Two Of Stanley Cup Final
(Las Vegas, NV) — Game Two of the Stanley Cup Final is tonight with the Golden Knights squaring off against the Capitals at T-Mobile Arena. Vegas leads the best-of-seven series 1-0 after a 6-4 win in Monday’s Game One. The matchup shifts to Washington, D.C. for Games Three and Four on Saturday and Monday.
>>Cavs’ Love’s Status For Game One Is Unknown
(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers still don’t know if they will have Kevin Love for Game One of the NBA Finals tomorrow night against the Warriors in Oakland. Head coach Tyronn Lue says Love is still in concussion protocol. He suffered the head injury in the first quarter of Game Six of the Eastern Conference finals. Jeff Green started in Love’s place for Game Seven.
>>The Ringer Reports Potential Colangelo Twitter Accounts
(Philadelphia, PA) — The NBA is making headlines even on an off-night. The Ringer posted a story based off an anonymous tip that 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo was running five burner accounts on Twitter. The accounts criticized Philly’s own Joel Embiid [[ jo-ELL em-BEED ]] and former Sixers GM Sam Hinkie. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Embiid told him that Colangelo denied the story, but it’d be “really bad” if it was true.
>>Brett Brown Agrees To Contract Extension With Sixers
(Philadelphia, PA) — Sixers head coach Brett Brown is being rewarded for his team’s success this past season. ESPN reports he’s agreed to a three-year contract extension. Brown took over in Philadelphia in 2013 and has a 127-and-283 record over five seasons. The Sixers won 52 games this past season and advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals. He had one year left on his current deal.