>>Reed Wins Masters For First Career Major
(Augusta, GA) — Patrick Reed is celebrating his first major title. He held off Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth [[ Speeth ]] to win The Masters by one shot. Reed finished at 15-under par, with Fowler at 14-under and Spieth at 13-under. Playing his first Masters in three years, Tiger Woods shot a 69 and tied for 32nd at plus-one.
>>Cardinals’ Bullpen Can’t Keep D’backs Down
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals’ bullpen gave up two late homers in a 4-1 loss to the Diamondbacks at Busch Stadium. Dominic Leone took the loss after allowing a two-run shot to David Peralta in the eighth that snapped a 1-1 tie. Mike Mayers also gave up a solo shot to A.J. Pollock. Kolten Wong went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Cardinals.
>>Benches Empty At Busch
(St. Louis, MO) — D’backs manager Torey Lovullo [[ lo-VELL-oh ]] arguing a called third strike led a bench-clearing incident on Sunday. He was tossed in the second inning and made a remark while gesturing at Cardinals catcher Yadier [[ YAH-dee-air ]] Molina. Molina took offense and went after Lovullo, with both dugouts spilling onto the field.
>>Cubs Blank Brewers Behind Quintana
(Milwaukee, WI) — Jose Quintana and three relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Cubs blanked the Brewers 3-0 at Miller Park. Quintana struck out six over six innings of three-hit ball for the win. Ben Zobrist homered Albert Almora Jr. had an RBI double for Chicago, which took three-of-four. The Cubs will host the Pirates this afternoon.
>>Tigers Blank White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox were held to three hits in a 1-0 loss to the Tigers at Guaranteed Rate Field. Miguel Cabrera plated the only run a on sac fly in the first inning. Reynaldo Lopez was tagged with the tough-luck loss despite not giving up an earned run. Chicago was swept in the three-game series to drop them to 3-and-5.
>>Blues Lose Season Finale To Avs, Miss Playoffs
(Denver, CO) — The Blues are staying home for the NHL playoffs. They missed the postseason, losing Saturday’s season finale 5-2 at Colorado. Jaden Schwartz and Brayden Schenn scored for St. Louis, which lost five of its final six to finish 44-32-and-6. The Blues had 94 points, one behind the Avalanche for the final wild card in the West.
>>NBA Regular Season Winds Down
(Undated) — It’s the final three days of the NBA regular season. There are still four playoff spots up for grabs in the Western Conference with five teams still in play. The Nuggets are on the outside looking in behind the Pelicans, Spurs, Thunder and Timberwolves. Denver hosts the Trail Blazers, the Pelicans are at the Clippers and the T’wolves host the Grizzlies tonight.
>>Busch Wins First Race Of Year
(Fort Worth, TX) — Kyle Busch won his first NASCAR event of the season at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Kevin Harvick was the runner up, while Jamie McMurray finished third and Erik Jones fourth in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. It was Busch’s third Texas victory and the 44th of his career. The NASCAR Cup Series will travel next weekend to Bristol Motor Speedway.