Sport News - June 2, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adam Plutko pitched a two-hit shutout to lift UCLA to a 3-0 victory over Creighton in the Los Angeles Regional on Friday night. Plutko led the Bruins to their 12th win in their last 13 games. He gave up singles in the fourth and eighth innings, struck out seven and walked three in his second complete game of the season and first shutout. Ty Blach gave up seven hits while going the distance for Creighton (26-29). The Bluejays, who entered the tournament with the lowest batting average (.248) among the 64 teams and one of two teams with a losing record, did not advance a runner past second base.
NEW YORK (AP) - Johan Santana and the New York Mets are celebrating the first no-hitter in the Mets' storied 51-year history covering 8,020 regular-season games. The 33-year-old southpaw, fully recovered from shoulder surgery in September of 2010, struck out David Freese for the final out and his eighth strikeout in the Mets' 8-0 win over the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals last night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - David Price scattered three hits over 7 1-3 innings, Hideki Matsui homered and the Tampa Bay Rays blanked the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 to take over first place in the AL East. Price, who struck out five and walked two, retired his first 13 batters and improved to 7-3.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox' win streak has reach nine. Alexei Ramirez drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth and Gordon Beckham homered twice and Adam Dunn added his 17th homer in the White Sox' 7-4 win over Seattle.
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Rajon Rondo scored 21 points with 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-91 victory over the Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals last night to cut Miami's lead in the series to 2-1. Game 4 is Sunday night in Boston where the Celts are 7-1 this postseason.
CROFTON - The Norfolk Seniors lost two games Friday at the Lewis and Clark Wooden Bat Tournament in Crofton. They were defeated by Sioux Falls O'Gorman in Game 1, 10-0 in 5 innings. In the second game, Mitchell, South Dakota beat the Seniors in 7 innings 11-1.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Rory Sabbatini shot his second straight 3-under 69 and has a one-shot lead entering the weekend at the Memorial, the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus in Ohio. Tiger Woods is tied for second with Spencer Levin and Scott Stalling, just one off the lead.
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS
Boston 101 Miami 91
Cleveland 7 Minnesota 1
NY Yankees 9 Detroit 4
Boston 7 Toronto 2
Tampa Bay 5 Baltimore 0
Kansas City 2 Oakland 0
Chi White Sox 7 Seattle 4
L.A. Angels 4 Texas 2
Philadelphia 6 Miami 4
NY Mets 8 St. Louis 0
Cincinnati 4 Houston 1
Pittsburgh 8 Milwaukee 2
Colorado 13 L.A. Dodgers 3
San Diego 7 Arizona 1
San Francisco 4 Chi Cubs 3
Atlanta at Washington (Postponed, Rain)