Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Jeff Teague flung in a wild 3-pointer after the officials appeared to miss him stepping out of bounds, and Kyle Korver finished off Indiana from beyond the arc to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 98-85 victory Thursday night and another lead in the series with the top-seeded Pacers.
On a sunny afternoon in Flushing, Bartolo Colon threw seven strong innings of one-run baseball, striking out eight in the process, as he helped the Mets to a 4-1 win over the Cardinals. Daniel Murphy tallied two RBIs and Chris Young belted a solo homer in the winning effort.
Chris Young delivered his first home run as a Met, and Bartolo Colon allowed just one run and struck out eight, as the Mets beat the Cardinals 4-1. Gary and Keith have reaction from New York's fourth win in five games that claimed its second home series win of 2014.
A night after being beaten and embarrassed by the Red Sox, the Yankees turned the tables on their staunchest rivals. Yangervis Solarte had two hits and drove in four runs as the Yanks routed the Red Sox, 14-5, claiming the three-game set at Fenway Park.
Ivan Nova went to visit Dr. James Andrews on Thursday for a second opinion, and like many other Major League pitchers he did not get the answer for which he was hoping. The Yankees announced that Nova would undergo Tommy John surgery on his torn UCL, ending the righty's season.
Martin St. Louis scored just one goal in 19 games with the Rangers after being traded at the trade deadline, but the former scoring champion is finding his comfort level come postseason. St. Louis has two goals and five points in three games against the Flyers in their series.
Following his ejection from Wednesday's game due to pine tar on his neck, Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by MLB. This isn't Pineda's first run-in with pine tar this season. On April 10, the righty had a substance on his hand against the Red Sox but was not ejected or suspended.
SNY analyst Bobby Ojeda stopped by MetsBlog during the Mets' Thursday afternoon game against the Cardinals to chat with fans. The former Mets hurler discusses pitcher's using foreign substances to help with grip, the rise in Tommy John surgeries and the Mets' outfield situation.