Avery Bradley and the Celtics moved one win away from the Eastern Conference finals with a 123-101 rout of the Wizards in Game 5.
Fleury raises his game, Capitals fall again
Another four-run deficit, another comeback victory at Marlins Park. The Cardinals on Wednesday were unfazed trailing by sizeable margins early and were able to rally for the second straight night. Dexter Fowler’s pinch-hit two-run triple plated Magneuris Sierra and Tommy Pham in a three-run sixth, and the Cardinals held on for a 7-5 win, extending their winning streak to six games.
Boston re-took the series lead, 3-2, with Wednesday’s blowout win over Washington in Game 5.
Matt Wieters hit a walk-off two-run single in the ninth inning against his former team, the Orioles, to complete the Nationals’ 7-6 victory Wednesday night at Nationals Park.
Giants flirting with rock bottom in MLB
Oregon lands Norris, No. 48 recruit in ’18 class
The Penguins continued their playoff domination of the Capitals, eliminating the Presidents’ Trophy winners in Game 7.
The Celtics force the turnover and Jaylen Brown saves the ball to Avery Bradley who throws down the two-hand slam on the break.
Francona’s son: Dodgers firing discriminatory
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday. The team has since confirmed the injury, which Toles suffered while attempting to preserve a no-hitter that starting pitcher Julio Urias carried into the seventh inning on Tuesday night at Dodgers Stadium. Toles’ effort proved unsuccessful as Andrew McCutchen’s fly ball to the left field corner bounced into the stands for a ground-rule double.
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