Blazers lose Nurkic to severe leg injury, edge Nets in 2 OTs
March 26, 2019 06:36AM EST
Nurkic had 32 points and 16 rebounds before suffering his left leg injury in the second overtime, and the Blazers outlasted the Brooklyn Nets 148-144. "It made me sick to my stomach," Blazers guard Damian Lillard said of Nurkic's injury. "As I was walking over there, I saw everyone else turn around real quick and walk away, and then I look and I saw his leg."
Spring training roundup: Cubs win behind Hamels' arm, bat
March 26, 2019 04:20AM EST
Spring training roundup: Cubs win behind Hamels' arm, bat Left-hander Cole Hamels allowed one run on three hits in five innings and helped his own cause with a solo homer as the Chicago Cubs beat the visiting Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Monday in Mesa, Ariz. Hamels, who had two strikeouts, didn't earn the win, but he left with a 2-1 lead after five innings.
Giants acquire LHP Jerez from Angels for RHP Stratton
March 26, 2019 03:51AM EST
The San Francisco Giants acquired left-handed reliever Williams Jerez from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for right-handed starter Chris Stratton, the Giants announced late Monday evening. Jerez, who turns 27 in May, made his big league debut with the Angels last season, posting a 6.00 ERA in 15 innings across 17 appearances, striking out 15 batters. In 7 1/3 innings during spring training, he allowed two runs (2.45 ERA) on seven hits and six walks with six strikeouts.