Monday State Sports Summary
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 06:17:17 EDT


JEIMER (JAY-MERR) CANDELARIO’S (CANDLE-LAHR-REE-OH'S) ERROR IN THE
BOTTOM OF THE NINTH INNING ALLOWED FIRST BASEMAN MATT OLSON TO
SCAMPER HOME AS THE WINNING RUN……….AS THE OAKLAND A’S DEFEATED
THE TIGERS, 3 TO 2, TO COMPLETE A SWEEP OF THAT FOUR-GAME,
WEEKEND SERIES IN OAKLAND………


CENTER FIELDER VICTOR REYES WOULD LOSE A BALL IN A SUN IN THE
BOTTOM OF THE NINTH INNING……ALLOWING OLSON TO REACH SECOND
BASE WITH A DOUBLE……WHICH PUT HIM IN POSITION TO SCORE THAT GAMEWINNING RUN…….


THE PISTONS WILL LOOK FOR JUST THEIR SECOND WIN IN THE LAST SIX
GAMES……….AS THEY CLASH WITH THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS, TONIGHT,
AT LITTLE CAESARS’ ARENA. TIP-OFF WILL TAKE PLACE AT 7……..


A HOME-AND-HOME SERIES AGAINST THE DALLAS STARS IS SET TO BEGIN
FOR THE RED WINGS TONIGHT IN DALLAS. THAT GAME WILL GET UNDERWAY
AT 7:30………..


ONE OTHER ITEM FROM THE NHL THIS MORNING: THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS
- PLAYING THEIR FIRST GAME SINCE MARCH 24th - AFTER 25 PLAYERS AND
COACHES WERE DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19 - DEFEATED THE TORONTO
MAPLE LEAFS IN OVERTIME, 3 TO 2……….


STEWART CINK (SINK) WINS A PGA TOUR EVENT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 12
YEARS ON SUNDAY…..AS HE EARNS THE VICTORY AT THE RBC HERITAGE
CLASSIC IN SOUTH CAROLINA……….


ALEX BOWMAN OUTDUELED DENNY HAMLIN TO WIN YESTERDAY’S NASCAR
RACE AT RICHMOND. IT’S THE THIRD CAREER WIN IN NASCAR FOR THE 27-
YEAR OLD BOWMAN……….


THE LARGEST TURNOUT FOR A SPORTING EVENT SINCE THE COVID-19
PANDEMIC BEGAN MORE THAN A YEAR AGO HAPPENED OVER THE WEEKEND
AT ALABAMA, WHERE MORE THAN 47,000 FANS ATTENDED THE CRIMSON
TIDE’S SPRING FOOTBALL GAME. THAT RECORD WILL LIKELY BE BROKEN AT
THE END OF MAY…………AS AN ESTIMATED 85,000 FANS ARE EXPECTED TO
ATTEND THIS YEAR’S RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500…



   

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