Carlos Correa homered for the Astros as they took a first-inning lead for the third straight game.
The Flames’ search for reliable goaltending has extended over multiple seasons, and coach Glen Gulutzan hopes the former All-Star is the answer.
“He gives us confidence with just his puck play and the saves he is making,” Gulutzan said after the Anaheim win. “Our team has a real sense of security there. Now, we are giving up too many shots and maybe we are too secure, but at the end of the day it is nice to know he is back there.”
“It would have been a great spot for us to get another three runs and big momentum for us. And that seemed to be big momentum for those guys,” Reddick said. “They come up after that and they take the lead. So I just l wish the park was a little bit shorter.”
When the meal was over, players stepped out into an unseasonably humid night, but Horford had one small request: a photo. Horford is not a big social media guy, but he wanted to document the outing, and smiling players huddled for a snapshot that quickly landed on Horford’s Instagram account.
Roark is from Wilmington, Illinois, about 60 miles south of Chicago, and grew up rooting for the Cubs. Baker praised Roark’s “warrior mentality” on Monday, but the decision to go with the righty over Strasburg and the circumstances surrounding the move likely will be hotly debated ahead of Game 4.
According to a statement from the Blues, they will share “select players” with San Antonio this season, and “the official affiliation” starts next season. … Yeo benched Dmitrij Jason for missing a team meeting, and scratched Wade Megan. … New York scratched defensemen Brendan Smith and Tony DeAngelo. It was the second straight game Smith, who signed a four-year, $17.4 million contract with New York on June 28, was a scratch.