Spencer Turnbull made his season debut tonight in the second game of a doubleheader, pitching 5 innings and picking up the win for Detroit. Turnbull gave up a run on 2 hits and a walk in the first inning, then surrendered only a walk the ensuing four innings. Turnbull ended up throwing 62 pitches, with 22 coming in that first inning.
Alex Avila threw out a baserunner, and had two doubles and the game’s lone RBI in Washington’s 1-0 win over St. Louis.
Collin Sexton scored 30 points and added 7 assists in Cleveland’s win over Chicago tonight. Sexton has now scored 20+ points in 11 straight games, which is the longest such streak of his career. He had 2 separate 10-game streaks earlier this season.
Haylie McCleney was 4-6 with a homer, 2 triples, a single, a walk, and 4 RBI, as Team USA defeated Team Italy 31-3 in an exhibition game tonight (run rule was waived).
John Petty and Joshua Primo both declared intentions to enter the NBA Draft today. Primo will maintain his college eligibility while going through the pre-draft evaluation process.
Albert Breer of The Monday Morning Quarterback reported this morning that DeVonta Smith weighed in at 166 pounds at the recent medical combine, and Twitter basically lost its collective mind.
Jamaica has withdrawn from upcoming World Athletics Relays due to travel difficulties and COVID-19 protocols. Remona Burchell would have been part of the Jamaican contingency.
Dolphins GM Chris Grier, in his pre-draft press conference, stated that he’s confident that Tua Tagovailoa will take the next step because “he’s been a winner wherever he’s been.”
Bola Olaniyan’s season came to an end in Spain today, as Algeciras closed out its regular season finishing 10th in the LEB Plata. Olaniyan had a season-high 19 rebounds today, and finished the season averaging 9.43 rebounds per game, which was second in the league.
Alana Gonçalo Da Silva has been named to Brazil’s roster for the June AmeriCup games in Puerto Rico.
Kayla Braud is a guest on this week’s Out of the Box podcast.
Carson Tinker was George Teague’s guest last night on the Teague’s Take Podcast.
Bobby Humphrey was this week’s guest on The Bama Standard last night. Here is the episode.
Nealy Martin is on the cover of this week’s LEO Weekly, a Louisville-based publication that has a feature on the new NWSL franchise.
Schea Cotton in launching a podcast called “Infinite Mindset” that will focus on mental health issues.
- Spencer Turnbull – activated from the Injured List by the Detroit Tigers.
BASKETBALL Algeciras 72, Melilla 56. Bola Olaniyan (ALG) – 36 minutes, 12 points (6-11 FG), 19 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 turnovers, 3 fouls. Cleveland 121, Chicago 105. Collin Sexton – 31 minutes, 30 points (8-12 2pg, 3-6 3pg, 5-6 FT), 3 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls. Denver 106, Portland 105 JaMychal Green – 18 minutes, 0 points (0-3 FG), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 0 turnovers, 2 fouls. VOLLEYBALL Volley Bundesliga Finals Gm 4: Dresden 3, Stuttgart 2 (25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 17-25, 15-13). Series tied 2-2. Krystal Rivers (STU) – DNP (undisclosed illness) SOCCER Copa De La Reina Quarterfinals: Atlético de Madrid 1, Sociedad 0. Merel Van Dongen (ADM) – no stats; played full match. Portland 2, OL Reign 0. Celia Jimenez Delgado (OLR) – 1 SOG; played full match. GOLF Outlaw Tour Legacy Classic final: Joshua Sedeno – 70-70-71, -2, T22 LA Open Rd 1: Lauren Stephenson – 71, E, T57 Stephanie Meadow – 73, +2, T90 Kristen Gillman – 74, +3, T105 Emma Talley – 74, +3, T105 Jiwon Jeon – 75, +4, T114 Cheyenne Knight – 77, +6, T129 LNGA Senior Amateur Championship final: Susan West – 81-76-77, +18, T4 BASEBALL Washington 1, St Louis 0. Alex Avila (C) - 2-3, 2 doubles, 1 RBI. Detroit 5, Pittsburgh 2 (Gm 2, F/7). Spencer Turnbull (W, 1-0) – 5 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 6 K. SOFTBALL US WNT 31, Team Italy 3. Haylie McCleney (CF) - 4-6, 1 HR, 2 triples, 1 single, 1 BB, 4 RBI, 1 SB, 4 runs.