Thursday, April 17, 2014
Leadoff with Lee 4.17.14
-The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the season with a 114-85 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Tyler Zeller led the team in scoring with 22 points in addition to his 10 rebounds. Dion Waiters had 19 points and Kyrie Irving added 15 of his own. The Cavs starters sat most, if not all of the 4th quarter. Cleveland had 7 players score in double figures mostly in garbage time. The Cavs finish the season 33-49 as they head into the offseason preparing for the draft and free agency.
-The Tribe won the 1st of 19 meetings with the Detroit Tigers last night with a 3-2 victory. Indians pitcher Zack Mcallister improves his record to 2-0(2.04 era) with 6 innings pitched, giving up only 4 hits and 1 earned run. Catcher Yan Gomes had the hot bat going 2-4 with 2 RBIs. Closer John Axford recorded his 5th save of the season. This has to be a confidence booster for Axford. He blew his last save attempt on April 13 against the Chicago White Sox. The Indians will play the final game of this series today at 1:00 pm.
-The Johnny Manziel watch is on. He is expected to hold a private workout for the Browns this weekend. Alabama quarterback A.J McCarron worked out for the Browns yesterday and will visit the team sometime next week. Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray will also visit the Browns next week and will workout with them the week after.
-The Columbus Blue Jackets lose game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs,to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3. Game 2 will be on Saturday, the puck drops at 7pm