SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie Roenis Elias pitched a three-hitter for the first complete game of his career, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Detroit Tigers 4-0 yesterday. Elias struck out eight and walked one in his 12th major league start, and the first one to last longer than seven innings. The Tigers only put one runner in scoring position, and Elias matched a career high with 111 pitches.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Pedro Morales scored on a pair of penalty kicks and the Vancouver Whitecaps held off the Portland Timbers 4-3 in a Cascadia Cup rivalry match last night. Erick Hurtado and Jordan Harvey also scored for the Whitecaps, who beat the Timbers for the first time since the two teams joined Major League Soccer in 2011. The victory extended Vancouver's unbeaten streak to five straight matches.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Ely's two-run homer helped lead Washington to a 4-2 victory over Georgia Tech yesterday in the NCAA tournament's Oxford regional. Washington will play Mississippi today for the regional championship. The Huskies must beat the Rebels twice to advance to the super regionals. The loss eliminated Georgia Tech from the tournament.
CHICAGO (AP) — Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals last night. Martinez's shot went over goalie Corey Crawford. Los Angeles was perfect in elimination games this postseason and will host the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night.