Daily Recaps

Daily Recap – April 9, 2021

News

Justin Thomas shot a 67 today in second round play at the Masters to move to -4, T-6th. Thomas had 6 birdies and a final-hole bogey on the day, and sank 3 straight birdies on holes 11, 12, and 13, which make up Augusta National’s fabled “Amen Corner.”

Shams Charania of The Atlantic is reporting that Orlando is expected to sign Donta Hall to a 10-day contract. The Orlando Sentinel further reports that the deal is excepted to be announced next week.

Alex Avila was among a number of players reinstated from the 10-Day Injured List by Washington today. Avila and the other players had previously been placed on the list under COVID protocols for either positive tests or contact tracing. Avila did not appear in today’s Nationals game.

Cam Robinson officially signed his franchise tag tender today. Robinson will make approximately $14 million on the one-year deal.

Spencer Turnbull has relocated to Detroit’s alternate training site, and could pitch in an alt-site game or a simulated game as early as this weekend.

Kira Lewis returned to action tonight after having missed three straight games with a right calf strain.

Raekwon Davis and Jerry Jeudy appear to have gone on a watch-shopping trip together.

Community Outreach

Dont’a Hightower launched a fundraising effort today to benefit New England Patriot fans battling cancer.

Transactions

  • Alex Avila – reinstated from the Injured List by the Washington Nationals.
  • Cam Robinson – signed his franchise tag tender with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Game Results

SWIMMING

TYR Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo
Women’s 100m Breast A Final:
Diana Petkova – 1:08.91, 8th

TYR Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo
Women’s 100m Fly A Final:
Rhyan White – 59.42 seconds, 6th

TYR Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo
Women’s 50m Free Prelims:
Kalia Antoniou – 25.40 seconds, 5th; advances to A Final
Diana Petkova – 25.72 seconds, 11th; advances to B Final

TYR Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo
Men’s 50m Free Prelims:
Jonathan Berneburg – 22.77 seconds, 11th; advances to B Final

TYR Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo
Women’s 100m Back Prelims:
Rhyan White – 1:00.39, 3rd; advances to A Final

TYR Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo
Men’s 100m Back Prelims:
Jake Marcum – 56.55 seconds, T17 (in swim-off for B Final reserve)


SOCCER

Spain 1, Netherlands  0.
Merel Van Dongen (NET) – no stats; started, subbed out at 84’.


GOLF

The Masters Rd 2:
Justin Thomas – 73-67, -4, T6
Michael Thompson – 72-72, E, T21

Mackenzie Tour Q School USA East-4 final:
Steven Setterstrom – 71-70-70-68, -1, T21


TENNIS

WTA Volvo Car Open, Doubles Quarterfinal:
4-seed Alexa Guarachi / D Krawczyk defeated Gauff / McNally in a walkover.


BASKETBALL

Korisliiga Semifinals Gm 5:
Helsinki 71, Vilpas 66 (Vilpas leads 3-2).
Corban Collins (HEL) – 17 minutes, 2 points (0-2 2pg, 0-6 3pg, 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 0 turnovers, 4 fouls.

New Orleans 101, Philadelphia 94.
Kira Lewis – 21 minutes, 2 points (1-4 FG), 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, 1 block, 2 turnovers, 2 fouls.

Denver 121, San Antonio 119.
JaMychal Green – DNP.




















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