Monday Sports Update – Stars & Blues Going To Game 7
Blues Beat Stars, Force Game Seven
(Dallas, TX) — The Blues scored three unanswered goals to beat the Stars 4-1 in Dallas and force a Game Seven in their Western Conference semifinal series. David Perron, Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored between the second and third periods to lift St. Louis. Alex Pietrangelo scored a minute into the game to give them an early 1-0 lead. Jordan Binnington stopped 22 of 23 shots to secure the win. Tyler Seguin scored on the power play midway through the first for Dallas to tie the game at one-all. Ben Bishop gave up four goals on 20 shots after leaving in the third with an apparent shoulder injury. Game Seven will be Tuesday in St. Louis.
Rockets Host Warriors For Game Four Tonight
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets will look to tie the series against the Warriors up at home in Game Four tonight. Houston won Game Three in overtime 126-121. Game Five is in Oakland on Wednesday.
Toronto Raptors 101, Philadelphia 76ers 96
(Best-of-seven East semifinal tied, 2-2)
Denver Nuggets 116, Portland Trail Blazers 112
(Best-of-seven West semifinal tied, 2-2)
Rangers Blast Blue Jays
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor and Asdrúbal Cabrera each homered and combined for seven RBIs, and the Texas Rangers rolled past the Toronto Blue Jays 10-2. Odor had been in an 0-for-21 slump that reduced his average to .122 before he drove a pitch from Clay Buchholz over the back bullpen wall in right-center field for a two-run homer in the second inning. Odor’s homer followed a run-scoring double by Cabrera, who had been hitless in his previous nine at-bats.
Astros Sweep Angels In Mexico
(Monterrey, Mexico) — Alex Bregman clubbed a grand slam as the Astros dropped the Angels 10-4 in Monterrey, Mexico. Carlos Correa and Michael Brantley each added two-run homers for Houston, which swept the Angels in the two-game set south of the border. Justin Verlander pitched into the seventh inning and gave up four runs but secured the win for the Astros. Jonathan Lucroy homered twice for the Halos in defeat and David Fletcher added a solo shot. Matt Harvey was charged with the loss, his third. The Angels dropped to 15-and-19.
MLB National League
Atlanta Braves 3, Miami Marlins 1
Philadelphia Phillies 7, Washington Nationals 1
Milwaukee Brewers 3, New York Mets 2
Colorado Rockies 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 7
San Diego Padres 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 5
San Francisco Giants 6, Cincinnati Reds 5
Chciago Cubs 13, St. Louis Cardinals 5
MLB American League
New York Yankees 4, Minnesota Twins 1
Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles (PPD)
Detroit Tigers 5, Kansas City Royals 2 (F/10)
Seattle Mariners 10, Cleveland Indians 0
Boston Red Sox 9, Chicago White Sox 2
Texas Rangers 10, Toronto Blue Jays 2
Houston Astros 10, Los Angeles Angels 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Oakland Athletics 3 (F/13)
OLIVARES’ THREE HOME RUNS LEAD SOD POODLES TO 8-5 VICTORY SUNDAY
AMARILLO, Texas – Sod Poodles outfielder Edward Olivares made franchise history Sunday afternoon at HODGETOWN with his first career three-home run game, leading the Amarillo squad to an 8-5 victory over the Arkansas Travelers to even the series at 1-1 in front of 6,818 spectators. He finished the afternoon going 3-for-5 with three runs and five RBI on his three consecutive home runs. Padres’ rehabber Miguel Diaz tossed 61 pitches over three innings in his first rehab start with Amarillo, allowing two hits, no runs, three walks while striking out two. The Sod Poodles will enter into game three of the four-game set with the Seattle Mariners Double-A affiliate, the Arkansas Travelers,this evening with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. In game three, Sod Poodles right-hander Lake Bachar will face off against Arkansas righty Nabil Crismatt.
NASCAR At Dover Runs Today
(Dover, DE) — Due to rain in Dover, the NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover will run today. Inclement weather kept the drivers from racing 400 miles at “The Monster Mile” on Sunday. Chase Elliott will be on the pole. Elliott will be joined up front by teammate and reigning NASCAR Rookie of the Year William Byron.
Cowboys Rookie Minicamp Begins Friday
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will begin their rookie minicamp on Friday. It’s a chance for the young players to impress their coaches early. It will be the first look at Trysten Hill, Connor McGovern and others.
FC Dallas Loses To Dynamo
(Houston, TX) — FC Dallas fell short in a 2-1 loss on the road against the Dynamo. Dominique Badji scored the lone goal. FC Dallas has 17 points on the season and will host the NY Red Bulls on Saturday.
College Baseball Roundup
(Undated) — In college baseball action, Texas Tech swept Oklahoma winning Sunday’s game over the Sooners 8-4. Texas lost 10-6 to Kansas. The Longhorns are 25-and-25 on the season. TCU baseball fell 6-5 to West Virginia. The Horned Frogs dropped to 26-and-20 on the campaign. TCU will host Kansas this weekend.
Tech’s Mannix Can Play In 2019
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Wide receiver McLane Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after an NCAA waiver that made the Nevada transfer immediately eligible. Mannix transferred in January and went to spring drills with the Red Raiders. The Midland, Texas native had 107 catches for 1,653 yards and 13 touchdowns the past two seasons at Nevada.
Trump To Honor Tiger Woods, Army Football Team At White House Today
(Washington, DC) — Sports is on the menu at the White House today as President Trump honors pro golfer Tiger Woods and the U.S. Military Academy football team. Woods will get the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The legendary golfer capped a remarkable comeback from back problems by winning this year’s Masters Golf Tournament. The Military Academy’s Army Black Knights earned the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy after defeating arch rival Navy last December.