Wednesday, April 1
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays went deep four times in a 10-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday. Sean O'Sullivan allowed five hits and five runs in four innings for the Phillies. He also walked four and struck out two. O'Sullivan is a candidate for the fifth spot in Philadelphia's rotation. Grady Sizemore drove in a run for the Phillies.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown will start the season on the disabled list. The 27-year-old was out of the lineup for the 12th straight game yesterday with left Achilles tendinitis. The former All-Star was scheduled to return to the field as a designated hitter in a minor league game yesterday afternoon.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 yesterday. Detroit's David Price was rocked for seven runs over six innings in his final tuneup for opening day. Price cruised through the first three innings before allowing four run in the fourth on RBI doubles by Andrew McCutchen and Jung-ho Kang and Francisco Cervelli's two-run homer.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed veteran wide receiver Miles Austin to a one-year-contract. The undrafted receiver spent eight seasons with the Cowboys before playing for the Browns last season, putting up 568 yards and scoring two touchdowns in Cleveland's struggling offense.
NEW YORK (AP) — In men's college basketball, short-handed Miami rallied to beat Temple 60-57 last night to reach the NIT championship game. Sheldon McClellan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half for the Hurricanes. The Owls' Quenton DeCosey was off on a potential tying 3-pointer at the buzzer.