Local Sports – April 16th

Local Sports

MLB
The Mets beat the Brewers, 3-2. They face the Nationals tonight 7:10.
Yankees were postponed against the Tigers. Yankees face the Marlins tonight at 6:35.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies
Were postponed against Portland yesterday and are at New Hampshire today through Thursday. The Ponies host the Erie Seawolves Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Syracuse Chiefs
The Syracuse Chiefs were postponed yesterday and host the Indianapolis Indians tonight at 6:35, tomorrow at 6:35 and Wednesday at 10:30am

Cortland Crush
Host the Syracuse Spartans Friday, June 1st at 6.

SUNY Cortland Baseball
Cortland junior Jake Casey (Homer) tossed a nine-inning no-hitter in a 21-0 win over visiting Canton in the first game of a non-league doubleheader.
Casey struck out 14 batters one day after Christian Dufresne (Cocoa, FL/Space Coast) struck out 10 in a nine-inning no-hitter versus Elmira. Jake’s no-hitter is the 20th in school history, only four of which were nine-inning games.
The only other time Cortland has thrown two no-hitters in the same season was in 1981 when Ray Gadd no-hit Hartwick, 10-0, and Mike McNamara no-hit Clarkson, 7-0, in games that were not on consecutive days.
Cortland (25-6), ranked 10th nationally in Division III, completed the sweep with a 7-0 win in the second game for its 17th straight victory. Cortland has not allowed a run in its last 28 innings.
Cortland hosts Rochester tomorrow at 4.

SUNY Cortland Lacrosse
Lost to Brockport Saturday, 10-8 and travels to Ithaca Wednesday at 7.

Syracuse Lacrosse
beat North Carolina Saturday, 13-12 and hosts Navy Saturday at 2.

Syracuse Crunch
Faces the Rochester Americans Friday in the Calder Cup Playoffs at 7.

Binghamton Devils
Finished the season with a loss to the Comets, 4-3.

Sports News
eam USA’s Andrew Anderson completed his schooling of the 360-player field at the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Masters as he captured his first career Professional Bowlers Association Tour title on Sunday.
The 22-year-old right-hander from Holly, Michigan, went undefeated in match play at the Oncenter Convention Center this week and held off Alex Hoskins of Brigham City, Utah, in the championship match, 213-199, to win the coveted title and $30,000 top prize. Hoskins claimed $25,000 for the runner-up finish.
The USBC Masters is a major on the PBA Tour schedule, and Sunday’s championship round was broadcast live on ESPN.

Following a rash of major league cancellations yesterday, the Boston Red Sox have already announced that today’s annual Patriots’ Day game has been postponed due to weather. The makeup game is scheduled for May 17th.

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored two goals in just five seconds in their 5-1 playoff win over Philadelphia yesterday. However, it wasn’t a record as three teams hold the mark at three seconds between goals, although those involved an empty net. (See here)

The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley after he was arrested yesterday morning. Police found Worley passed out inside a vehicle blocking a highway near the team facility and became combative with police, who Tasered him. The Eagles acquired Worley last month in a trade with the Carolina Panthers for wide receiver Torrey Smith.

Manchester City clinched the 2017-18 Premier League title after Manchester United lost to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. City now has a 16-point lead over the rest of the league with just five games remaining, meaning nobody can catch them.

Yesterday’s NASCAR race at Bristol was halted after 204 laps due to rain. Kyle Larson will be the leader when the race resumes this morning.

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo won the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday over Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari’s Kimi
Raikkonen. Lewis Hamilton finished fourth with points leader Sebastian Vettel coming home eighth.

Alexander Rossi pulled away after a late restart and held off Will Power to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach. It was the third career victory for Rossi, who now leads the Indy Car points standings.

Satoshi Kodaira came from six shots back and defeated Si Woo Kim on the third playoff hole to win the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head Island yesterday. Kodaira won $1.206 million and gets an exemption on the PGA Tour through the 2019-20 season.

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