>>Betts, BoSox Rock Yankees
(Boston, MA) — Mookie Betts went 4-for-4 with a grand slam and five runs scored as the Red Sox rocked the Yankees 14-1 at Fenway Park. Hanley Ramirez had two hits and drove in three for Boston, which broke open a 5-1 game with nine runs in the sixth inning. The rivals will play the second of their 19 matchups this season tonight.
>>Cardinals Outlast Brewers In 11 Innings On Carpenter Home Run
(St. Louis, MO) — Matt Carpenter connected for a two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Cardinals outlasted the Brewers 5-3 at Busch Stadium. Tommy Pham scored on a wild pitch in the ninth to tie it at two and Greg Garcia singled in a run in the 10th to tie it at three as St. Louis rallied twice late to keep the game going.
>>Cubs Drop Delayed Home Opener To Pirates
(Chicago, IL) — One day after getting snowed out, the Cubs lost their delayed home opener 8-5 to the Pirates at Wrigley Field. Tyler Chatwood struck out seven, but was touched for five runs in five innings to fall to 0-and-2. Javier Baez belted a pair of home runs and Jason Heyward drove in two for Chicago. The teams play again tonight.
>>White Sox Fall To Rays
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox suffered their fifth straight loss when they fell to the Rays 6-5 at Guaranteed Rate Field. Chicago is 0-and-5 at home so far this season. Jose Abreu blasted a three-run shot in the bottom of the ninth, but it wasn’t enough to bring the Southsiders back. Carson Fulmer was tagged with the defeat.
>>Dodgers Expected To Host 2020 MLB All-Star Game
(Los Angeles, CA) — Dodger Stadium could play host to baseball’s 2020 All-Star Game. Major League Baseball is expected to make an official announcement to that effect today at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers have not hosted the All-Star Game since 1980. San Diego had it two years ago and the Angels hosted the event back in 2010.
>>Bulls Host Pistons
(Chicago, IL) — Another season comes to an end for the Bulls when they play the Pistons tonight at the United Center. Chicago has lost three straight, including two to the Nets to put them at 27-and-54. They’re one game worse than Brooklyn and the Knicks for the seventh-worst record in the NBA.
>>Penguins’ Crosby Signs Messages For Bus Crash Survivors
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Penguins star Sidney Crosby is reaching out to the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Canada. Crosby has signed personal messages to each one and had the entire team sign a Penguins jersey that was sent to Humboldt. Fifteen people died in Friday’s crash in Saskatchewan and 14 others were injured.
>>NBA Regular Season Ends Tonight, NHL Playoffs Begin
(Undated) — The curtain comes down on the NBA regular season tonight, while the curtain goes up on the NHL playoffs. The T’wolves and Nuggets battle each other in Minnesota, with the final playoff spot in the West up for grabs. The two-time Stanley Cup champion Penguins help get the Stanley Cup Playoffs started against the Flyers.
>>Alabama Football Visits White House
(Washington, DC) — The Alabama Crimson Tide football team is celebrating its most recent national championship in the nation’s capital. The Crimson Tide were welcomed to the White House by President Trump on Tuesday. They decided as a team to make the trip. Alabama visited President Obama four times during his eight years in office.