In a game heard only on Talk 101 FM, MacArthur Senior Alex Baltimore struck out 8 and threw a no hitter as the Generals defeat Eisenhower 15-0 in first round regional play in High School Girl’s Softball. The Generals are moving on to face top seeded Charleston on the road as regional action continues today.
>>LeBron Carries Cavs To Game Four Victory
(Cleveland, OH) — LeBron James is sending the Eastern Conference finals back to Boston all tied at two. James went off for 44 points in the Cavaliers’ 111-102 win over the Celtics in Game Four in Cleveland. The Cavs went home down 2-0, but won consecutive games to even the best-of-seven series. Boston is 1-and-6 on the road this postseason. The Celtics host Game Five tomorrow.
>>Warriors Host Rockets In Game Four Tonight
(Oakland, CA) — The Warriors will attempt to take a commanding 3-to-1 lead against the Rockets in Game Four of the Western Conference finals tonight in Oakland. Golden State smoked Houston by 41 points in Game Three to take a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-seven series. Warriors wingman Andre Iguodala [[ ee-goo-DAH-lah ]] is listed as doubtful with a left leg contusion.
>>Capitals Force Game Seven With Lightning
(Washington, DC) — The NHL’s Eastern Conference Final is heading to a deciding Game Seven. T.J. Oshie scored twice and Braden Holtby made 24 saves for the shutout as the Capitals blanked the Lightning 3-0 in Game Six in D.C. Devante Smith-Pelly also lit the lamp as they Caps evened the best-of-seven set at three games apiece. The Bolts host the series decider tomorrow night.
>>Blues Announce New Naming Rights Deal For Arena
(St. Louis, MO) — The home of the Blues’ is getting a new name. Team president Tom Stillman and Enterprise Holdings president Jo Ann Taylor Kindle announced on Monday a 15-year naming rights partnership. The Blues’ arena is changing from Scottrade Center to Enterprise Center. The deal takes effect July 1st of this year.
>>Cardinals Shut Out Royals Behind Mikolas
(St. Louis, MO) — Miles Mikolas struck out nine in a complete-game, four-hitter as the Cardinals shut out the Royals 6-0 at Busch Stadium. Tyler O’Neill hit a three-run homer and Matt Carpenter went 3-for-4 with a solo shot as St. Louis won for the third time in four games. KC managed just four singles in the setback.
>>Orioles Hold Off White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — The Orioles used three solo home runs to edge the White Sox 3-2 in Chicago. Manny Machado, Mark Trumbo and Adam Jones each left the yard for the O’s. Hector Santiago surrendered all three runs across six innings to take the loss. Jose Abreu and Leury Garcia laced RBI doubles for the White Sox, who fell to 6-and-17 at home.
>>Cubs Host Indians Tonight
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs are at home tonight to start a two-game Interleague series with the Indians. Tyler Chatwood pitches the opener for Chicago, while Cleveland counters with Trevor Bauer [[ BOW-er ]]. These teams split two games in Cleveland last month. The Cubs are 25-and-19, two games back in the NL Central.
>>Nats’ 19-Year-Old Prospect Goes Yard In First MLB Start
(Washington, DC) — Highly-regarded Nationals prospect Juan Soto isn’t taking long to make his presence felt in the majors. The 19-year-old outfielder smashed a three-run, opposite-field homer in the second inning of his first game as a starter as Washington crushed the Padres 10-2 in D.C. Soto struck out as a pinch-hitter in his MLB debut on Sunday. He’s the youngest player in the majors.
>>Phillies Silence Braves
(Philadelphia, PA) — Nick Pivetta fired seven innings of four-hit ball as the Phillies shut out the Braves 3-0 in the first of a three-game NL East showdown in Philadelphia. Nick Williams and Aaron Altherr both homered for the Phillies, who have won nine of their last 12 games to improve to 27-and-18. Philadelphia is now just a half-game behind Atlanta for the division lead.