Saturday, May 21
NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz pitched seven sharp innings to win his sixth consecutive start, Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Friday night. The only real hiccup for Matz came when Chris Carter connected for his 13th home run of the season, a two-run shot in the first inning. After that, Matz retired 15 straight batters.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right fielder Domingo Santana on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder and recalled speedy Keon Broxton from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Broxton was in the starting lineup Friday night against the New York Mets, playing center field and batting seventh. He made the Milwaukee roster out of spring training but went 0 for 16 before getting sent to the minors April 16th.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota businessman and former Vikings co-owner Wheelock Whitney Junior has died. He was 89. His son, Ben Whitney, says Wheelock Whitney died Friday at his home in Independence, Minnesota of natural causes. The St. Cloud native helped bring major league baseball and hockey to the Twin Cities.
RED DEER, Alberta (AP) — Mitch Marner had two goals and three assists and the London Knights beat the host Red Deer Rebels 6-2 on Friday night in the first game in the Memorial Cup junior championship. On Saturday in round-robin play, Western Hockey League champion Brandon will face Quebec Major Junior Hockey League winner Rouyn-Noranda.