>>Blues Blank Avs Behind Allen
(Denver, CO) — Jake Allen made 27 saves as the Blues beat the Avalanche 3-0 in Denver. Paul Stastny scored for the first time in 11 career games against his former team as St. Louis snapped a five-game skid. The Blues hold the second wild card in the West with 69 points. They play at Minnesota tomorrow.
>>Cardinals Outslug Mets
(Port St. Lucie, FL) — The Cardinals built a 7-1 lead in the third inning and went on to outslug the Mets 14-11 at First Data Field. Jose Martinez went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for St. Louis. Patrick Wisdom and Anthony Garcia also homered. The Cardinals face the Twins today in Fort Myers.
>>Cubs Play To Tie With Rangers
(Surprise, AZ) — The Cubs played to a 9-9 tie with the Rangers in Cactus League play yesterday. Tommy La Stella, Albert Almora Jr., and Willson Contreras homered for Chicago. Jon Lester allowed two runs and three hits during his two-inning start. The Cubs face the Angels this afternoon.
>>Diamondbacks Top White Sox
(Scottsdale, AZ) — The White Sox suffered a 4-1 loss to the Diamondbacks in Cactus League play yesterday. Tyler Saladino went deep for Chicago. Reynaldo Lopez allowed a run and three hits in three innings of work. The Sox host the Padres today.
>>Illinois’ Winning Streak Ends At Rutgers
(Piscataway, NJ) — Illinois’ winning streak is over at four after a 62-59 loss Saturday at Rutgers. DeShawn Freeman hit the go-ahead three in the closing seconds. Malcolm Hill and Maverick Morgan scored 16 each for Illinois, which is 18-and-13. The Illini play Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday.
>>Shockers Slam Redbirds In MVC Title Game
(St. Louis, MO) — Number-22 Wichita State punched a ticket to the “Big Dance” with a 71-51 win over Illinois State in the MVC Tournament title game in St. Louis. Conner Frankamp netted a career-high 19 points for the Shockers, who moved to 30-and-4 on the season. Wichita State has won 15 straight games.
>>Keselowski Wins At Atlanta
(Hampton, GA) — Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag as the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Keselowski captured the 22nd win of his NASCAR career. Kyle Larson, Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne and Chase Elliott rounded out the top five.
>>Johnson Wins WGC-Mexico Championship
(Mexico City, Mexico) — Dustin Johnson is celebrating his fourth World Golf Championships title. The top-ranked player in the world posted a one-shot victory over Tommy Fleetwood in the WGC-Mexico Championship. Johnson finished 14-under-par en route to his fifth win in his last 15 starts.
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