MLB

  • The New York Mets beat the struggling Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 on Tuesday night. Chris Bassitt pitched 8 tight innings of 3-hit shut out baseball for the Mets. Milwaukee has dropped 9 of their last 10 games and were shut out in 4 of those.

 

  • Miles Mikolas, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander, was just 1 strike away from baseball history. Mikolas pitched 8 2/3 innings of a no-hitter against the Pittsburg Pirates. With 2 out in the 9th inning and a 2-2 count, Cal Mitchell ripped Mikolas’s 129th pitch over the head of Harrison Bader and into the stands on a bounce for a ground rule double.

 

  •  Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler had bone spurs removed from his right elbow. The procedure is unrelated to the flexor strain that he has been out with. He did it now because it doesn’t affect the rehab timeline for the strain. Buehler is expected to be out 10 to 12 weeks.

 

 

NFL

  • Robert Quinn, Chicago Bears linebacker isn’t expected to attend mandatory minicamp ahead of the first session Tuesday. Quinn has been training by himself said in April that he hopes to stay in Chicago. The 31-year-old recorded 18.5 sacks in 2021 which set the franchise’s single-season record. Quinn has been subject of trade rumors over the entire off season.

 

  • Amazon has announced that veteran cornerback, Richard Sherman, is joining their Thursday night football coverage for this up coming season.

 

  • The Carolina Panthers and Cleveland Browns have continued to discuss a possible trade for quarterback Baker Mayfield as both teams begin mandatory minicamp. The Browns excused Mayfield from minicamp in what was said to be a mutual agreement.

 

 

NHL

  • Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson denies a recent report that he’s requested a trade out of Orange County.

Gibson said “All of the rumors that I got in a call from (agent) Kurt yesterday are false because I haven’t had a conversation with anybody there. When I signed my extension in Anaheim however many years ago, I said I’d be honored to play in the same city and be a part of the same organization my whole career. I still have all my intentions on doing that.”

 

  • The Philadelphia Flyers are in the final stages of negotiating a contract with John Tortorella for their head coaching vacancy. Tortorella is reportedly meeting with the Flyers on Thursday to discuss the offer.

 

  • The Vegas Golden Knights have hired former Boston Bruins bench boss Bruce Cassidy as their next head coach.

 

  • The Stanley Cup Finals begin tonight : Tampa Bay Lightning at Colorado Avalanche (Game 1) – 8:00pm EST (ABC)