Tuesday’s Den: Nobody asked me, but……..

— Astros 10, Blue Jays 0
Ronel Blanco threw a no-hitter in his 8th major league start.
Kyle Tucker, Yainer Diaz both hit two home runs.
First win for Houston after an 0-4 start.

— Tigers 5, Mets 0 (10)
Olson threw 5.2 scoreless IP, Manaea 6 scoreless IP.
Kelly hit a 3-run homer in the 10th inning.
Mets have been outscored 19-8 in their 0-4 start.

— Reds 6, Phillies 3 (10)
Steer hit a grand slam in the 10th inning.
Reds’ bullpen threw 4.2 IP, didn’t allow an earned run.
Phillies lost three of first four games (over 4-0)

— Orioles 6, Royals 4
Westburg hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 9th.
Royals had tied game 4-4 in top of the 9th.
Baltimore is off to a 3-1 start.

Famous birthdays for April 2nd:
Reggie Smith, 79
Linda Hunt, 79
Roy Gerela, 76
Christopher Meloni, 63
Adam Rodriguez, 49
Austin Riley, 27

— USC basketball coach Andy Enfield bolted to SMU; Trojans were 106-100 in Pac-12 play in their 11 years under Enfield, making five NCAA Tournaments. 

USC is bolting to the Big 14 next year, SMU (for some reason) will be in the ACC.

— Steve Lutz is the new basketball coach at Oklahoma State; he is 69-35 in three years as a head coach, two at A&M-Corpus Christi (47-23), one at Western Kentucky (22-12).

— QB Carson Wentz signed a deal to be Patrick Mahomes’ backup in Kansas City. Wentz is 47-46-1 in eight years as an NFL starter. 

— Peter Marshall, one of the best game show hosts ever, turned 98 years old over the weekend; there is a special about him on YouTube, including an old episode of Hollywood Squares, with Charley Weaver, Rose Marie, John Davidson.

Word of the Day– Reunion- two or more people coming together again after being away from each other for a while.

— Rangers 9, Rays 3
Adolis Garcia hit his 100th career home run.
Josh Jung knocked in four runs, but later broke his wrist, is out indefinitely.

— Pirates 8, Nationals 4
Pirates are 5-0 for the first time since 1983.
Pittsburgh scored 43 runs in its first five games.
This game was 3-3 after the 7th inning.

— Angels 7, Marlins 4
Miami is 0-5, giving up 42 runs in those games.
Last two nites, Marlins led 5-0/4-0 after first inning, but lost both games.
Mike Trout hit two home runs for the Angels.

— Red Sox 9, A’s 0
In a 5-inning stretch from 8th inning Sunday thru 3rd inning of this game, the A’s made eight errors. 8 errors. 5 innings. No bueno. 

Tanner Houck tossed six shutout IP, striking out 10 guys. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.