In spring training action yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds topped San Diego, 7-3. The Reds pounded former Cincinnati hurler Edison Volquez behind homers from Shin-Soo Choo, Ryan Ludwick and Joey Votto. Mike Leake was strong on the mound for the Reds, throwing six innings and giving up one run on five hits. He struck out four and walked none. The Reds will now battle Kansas City today at 4.
The Cleveland Indians fell to the Chicago White Sox yesterday, 5-4. Daisuke Matsuzaka was solid on the hill for Cleveland, throwing 5 1/3 innings and giving up two runs on five hits. Asdrubal Cabrera missed his fourth consecutive game and isn’t expected back until today at the earliest. The Indians take on San Diego on Thursday at 3.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Boston Celtics, 93-92 last night. The Cavs trailed by just one at the half and took the lead in the third, outscoring Boston by seven in the third. The Cavs led by eight with four minutes left, but the Celtics would come storming back behind Paul Pierce’s 19 points. With seconds left, Jeff Green would knock down a layup to give Boston the win. The Cavs were led by Wayne Ellington with 16 points. Cleveland will now host Philadelphia on Friday night at 7:30.
Elsewhere in the NBA, San Antonio clipped Denver, 100-99. The LA Lakers outlasted Minnesota, 120-117. Oklahoma City handled Washington, 103-80. Indiana bested Houston, 100-91. The LA Clippers blew past New Orleans, 105-91. Chicago topped Miami, 101-97. New York defeated Memphis, 108-101. Charlotte ousted Orlando, 114-108. Philadelphia toppled Milwaukee, 100-92. Atlanta dominated Toronto, 107-88 and Utah handled Phoenix, 103-88.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are back in action tonight as they travel to Edmonton. The Jackets sit a point outside of eighth place in the Western Conference and will look to take the rubber match of a three-game series with Edmonton. Columbus has 20 points in March and the last time the Jackets did that was in 2009, the only season they have made the playoffs. The Jackets and Oilers meet tonight on 970 WATH with pre game at 9:15 and drop of the puck at 9:30.
NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 action begins tonight. At 7:15 #3 Marquette takes on #2 Miami. At 7:47 #2 Ohio State battles #6 Arizona. At 9:45 #4 Syracuse tries to upset #1 Indiana and at 10:17 #13 La Salle faces #9 Wichita State.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7.
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