>>Michigan Ends Loyola-Chicago’s Run In Final Four
(San Antonio, TX) — Loyola-Chicago’s amazing NCAA Tournament run is coming to an end. The 11th-seeded Ramblers lost to third-seeded Michigan 69-57 in the Final Four on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Loyola stormed out to a 41-31 lead early in the second half before getting outscored 38-to-16 the rest of the way. The Ramblers finished the season 32-and-6.
>>Marlins Blank Cubs To Split Series
(Miami, FL) — Dillon Peters fired six shutout innings as the Marlins blanked the Cubs 6-0 in Miami. Kyle Schwarber had two of the eight hits for the Cubs, who left a total of 10 men on base. Jose Quintana took the loss after getting tagged for six runs in as many innings. Chicago split the four games with the Marlins.
>>Cubs At Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Cubs make the second stop on their season-opening 10-game road trip. Chicago plays the first of two games against the Reds early this evening at Great American Ball Park. Tyler Chatwood starts for the Cubs opposite Cincinnati’s Tommy Mahle. The Reds are coming off a three-game sweep at the hands of the Nats.
>>Royals-White Sox Postponed In Kansas City
(Kansas City, MO) — Yesterday’s game between the White Sox and Royals in Kansas City is being postponed due to freezing weather plus a chance of snow. The make-up date is April 28th. Chicago won the first two games of the series and was set to go for the sweep Sunday.
>>White Sox At Blue Jays
(Toronto, Ontario) — The White Sox open a three-game series at the Blue Jays tonight. Reynaldo Lopez toes the rubber for Chicago. Toronto counters with Jaime Garcia. The Jays are 2-and-2.
>>Cardinals Salvage Finale Against Mets
(Flushing, NY) — The Cardinals have their first win of the year. Paul DeJong hit two solo homers for his first career multi-homer game as the Cards beat the Mets 5-1 in New York. Yadier Molina also homered as St. Louis salvaged the finale of the three-game set. Luke Weaver got the win.
>>Cardinals At Brewers Today
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals are now in Milwaukee for the start of a three-game series against the Brewers at Miller Park. Miles Mikolas is slated to start for St. Louis and Zach Davies for the Brew Crew. The Cardinals are 1-and-2, while Milwaukee is 3-and-0. The home opener is Thursday against Arizona.
>>Bulls Power Past Wizards
(Chicago, IL) — The Bulls are in danger of hurting their draft position after crushing the Wizards 113-94 at the United Center. Chicago is 26-and-51, only one game worse than the Knicks, who have the ninth-worst record in the NBA. The Bulls host the Hornets tomorrow night.
>>Blackhawks At Blues On Wednesday
(St. Louis, MO) — There’s only three games left in the season for the Blackhawks. Chicago begins a home-and-home against the Blues in St. Louis on Wednesday. The Blackhawks are coming off a 5-0 loss to the Avalanche on Friday. They’ve already been eliminated from playoff contention.
>>Blues Host Capitals Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Blues begin their final homestand of the regular season tonight as the Capitals invade Scottrade Center. St. Louis also hosts Chicago on Wednesday before playing its final two on the road. The Blues have lost two straight, but are just one point out of a wild card spot in the West with 92 points