GIANTS 2, CUBS 1, 11 INNINGS
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pablo Sandoval singled home the winning run with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning a day after driving in five runs, sending San Francisco over Chicago 2-1. Brandon Crawford loaded the bases when he was intentionally walked by Pedro Strop to bring up Sandoval, who hit a sharp single to left against a five-man infield. Andrew McCutchen and Brandon Belt started the rally with consecutive one-out singles off Steve Cishek (2-1), who entered with one out in the 10th and immediately gave up Hunter Pence's triple before working out of trouble. Ty Blach (6-5) pitched a 1-2-3 11th for the win. but the cubs lost no ground
MARLINS 4, BREWERS 3, 10 innings
PIRATES 6, NATIONALS 3
REDS 7, INDIANS 5
TWINS 3, ROYALS 1
RAYS 10, TIGERS 9, 10 innings
the whites sox and cardinals had the day off. they start a series against each other in chicago tonight beginning at 7:10pm.
LOS ANGELES (AP) It’s official. LeBron is a Laker. The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of LeBron James as a free agent, confirming the seismic shift created by the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player’s decision to leave Cleveland for the 16-time champion franchise on the West Coast. James’ representatives at Klutch Sports Group tweeted a photo of James signing his contract with Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka. James’ agency already announced last week that the superstar had agreed to a four-year deal worth $153.3 million with Los Angeles. Magic Johnson, the Lakers’ president of basketball operations, called James ”the best player in the world” in a news release.
David Tepper, the founder and president of global hedge fund Appaloosa Management, L.P., bought the Carolina Panthers from founder Jerry Richardson for $2.2 billion -- the most ever paid for an NFL franchise. Richardson put the team up for sale in December after reports of sexual and racial misconduct in the workplace, which the league later confirmed . NFL owners approved of the sale to Tepper on May 22 at the spring meetings in Atlanta. The Panthers also announced Tina Becker, who was appointed as COO by Richardson in December, has resigned.
Former detroit lion and NFL free agent Brandon Pettigrew is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, theft of services and public drunkenness after the tight end refused to pay $97 for a limo ride to a downtown hotel early Monday. According to a complaint, when officers arrived Pettigrew became aggressive and punched one officer in the chest three times. Police allege he was visibly intoxicated. The complaint says officers drew their stun guns but Pettigrew, who lives in Flint, Texas, complied and was handcuffed. A message seeking comment from Pettigrew wasn't immediately returned on Monday.
LONDON (AP) – Serena Williams reached her 13th Wimbledon quarterfinal by beating Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-4, 6-2, and never looked likely to join the parade of favorites who have been eliminated. No. 7 Karolina Pliskova became the last of the top-10 seeds to be knocked out, losing to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. Since seeds were introduced in the 1920s, it’s the first time none of the top 10 women have reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. It’s also a first for any Grand Slam tournament in the 50-year professional era.
In the men’s tournament, Roger Federer advanced to a record-extending 16th Wimbledon quarterfinal with a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 victory over Adrian Mannarino of France. Top-ranked Rafael Nadal also moved on to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2011. The Spaniard beat Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court. Nadal, a two-time champion at the All England Club, has yet to drop a set in this tournament. As play was being suspended on other courts, Novak Djokovic broke Russia’s Karen Khachanov for the seventh time to finish off a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 win on No. 1 Court. Ninth-seeded Amerian John Isner, No. 13 Milos Raonic of Canada and No. 24 Kei Nishikori of Japan also advanced.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Giants catcher Buster Posey will miss the All-Star Game because of a lingering right hip issue that needs an injection to calm the inflammation. The hip has bothered him both hitting and catching off and on all season, so Posey is hopeful the time off will allow him to heal. Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement before the start of the Giants’ three-game series against the Chicago Cubs. The Giants had been discussing the possibility for about a month, Bochy said, and Posey is scheduled to have the injection after Sunday’s Bay Bridge Series game against Oakland.
SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Dodgers placed right fielder Yasiel Puig on the 10-day disabled list with a right oblique sprain. Puig, who is hitting .265 with 11 home runs, was removed from Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels during a fifth-inning at-bat. Earlier, Puig had homered for the second consecutive game. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Puig might not return until August.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Former USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian has lost a $30 million lawsuit that claimed he was improperly fired by the school instead of being allowed to seek treatment for alcoholism. An arbitrator last week ruled in favor of the University of Southern California, saying Sarkisian concealed his condition from the school. In a statement Monday, Sarkisian said he was ”disappointed in the decision, but we will respect it and move on.” Sarkisian was fired in October 2015, two months after he slurred his words and swore during USC’s annual ”Salute to Troy” preseason pep rally. Sarkisian blamed his behavior on mixing alcohol with medication before the event. However, Sarkisian also reportedly showed signs of being intoxicated during a game and at a team meeting. He was replaced by current head coach Clay Helton.