Thursday, April 24, 2014

Leadoff with Lee 4.24.14

-The Browns 2014 schedule was released yesterday and it's possible they can start 0-3 before the Week 4 Bye Week. Cleveland will open the season in Pittsburgh, before coming home to host the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens. It's interesting to note that The Browns will play the Steelers again in Week 6 to complete the season series. They will face their in-state rival Cincinnati Bengals Week 10 and again Week 15. The Browns will end the season at Baltimore Week 17. For the complete schedule, click here.

-In other Browns news, Bernie Kosar has been ousted by WKYC and will not be doing the color commentary in the preseason. He has been replaced by what seems like a Cleveland staple in Solomon Wilcots. For all of the Kosar lovers, don't be afraid he will still be around. He is in discussions with and Cleveland Browns Daily for potential new segments.

The Browns have one primetime game on November 6th (@Bengals) with a later game in the season which can't be flexed into a Sunday Night Game.

-Johnny Manziel arrives in Cleveland yesterday. The Browns cannot work him out but expect a lot of white board work and film sessions.

-The April 15th Indians game that was postponed against Detroit due to weather has been rescheduled for a day-night doubleheader on July 19th in Cleveland.

-The Tribe finally broke their losing streak, defeating the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field. The Royals scored first in the top of the 2nd when Salvador Perez hit a solo shot off of Justin Masterson. Royals led 1-0 when Mike Moustakas hit a solo shot to right field with back-to-back jacks for Kansas City, making it 2-0. Bottom of the 2nd inning, Michael Bourn hit a 2 out 2 run triple, scoring Mike Aviles and Asdrubal Cabrera, tying the score at 2. Let's fast forward to the 6th inning. Mike Moustakas hit a single to right, scoring Mike Hosmer. Jason Kipnis was credited with a error, turning the run into a unearned run which does not go against Masterson. K.C. went up 3-2. At the bottom half of the session, Michael Bourn stole second and due to 2 errors by K.C., the Tribe scored a run and tied the game. Bottom of the 7th inning, Jason Kipnis hits a 2 out double scoring Nick Swisher from 1st base. Tribe leads 4-3 going into the bottom of the 8th, when with the bases loaded, Lonnie Chisnenhall hit a 1 out blooper over 3rd baseman Mike Moustakas head to score David Murphy from 3rd making it 5-3 Tribe! John Axford came in at the top of the 9th to get his 8th save of the season and relief pitcher Brian Shaw gets his 1st win on the season. Michael Bourn went 3-5 with 3 RBIs. The Indians improve their record to 10-11 and finish the series with Kansas City today at 12:05pm. Pitching matchups are Corey Kluber vs Bruce Chen.

-The Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97. Lebron James led all scorers with 32 points and also added 8 assists. The Heat go up 2-0 as the series resumes in Charlotte on Saturday.

-LaMarcus Aldridge was unstoppable again, pouring in 43 points and 8 rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 112-105. Portland leads the series 2-0, going home to The Rose Garden in Portland on Friday.

-The Dallas Mavericks tied their series with the San Antonio Spurs 1-1 winning 113-92. Monta Ellis had 21 points for the Mavs. Manu Ginobili scored 27 off the bench for the Spurs in the loss.

-The Columbus Blue Jackets came back to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Stanley Cup playoff action, 4-3 in overtime. Series tied at 2.

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