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Wizards Drop Knicks

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The Wizards took a 20-point lead in the first quarter en route to a 101-87 win over the Knicks. John Wall had 18 assists and six points, and Marcin Gortat added 19 for Washington. The Wizards have locked up a playoff spot already with a 42-and-30 record. Ricky Ledo led the Knicks…

Colts Add S Lowery

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Indianapolis Colts continue adding pieces, agreeing to sign former Falcons safety Dwight Lowery. The 29-year old made 79 tackles and had two picks in 16 games with Atlanta last season. Entering his eighth season, Lowery has also played for the Jets and Jaguars. He was signed to replace the released LaRon…

Giants Extend Bochy, GM Sabean

Posted On April 03, 2015

(San Francisco, CA) -- The San Francisco Giants are rewarding general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy with contract extensions through 2019. Sabean is also being promoted to executive vice president of baseball operations and assistant GM Bobby Evans to general manager. The brain trust of Bochy and Sabean has helped the Giants win…

Pelfrey To Replace Suspended Santana In Twins’ Rotation

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Fort Myers, FL) -- With starting pitcher Ervin Santana suspended 80 games for PEDs, the Twins are moving Mike Pelfrey into the rotation to take his spot. The right-hander had been slated to begin the season in the bullpen, but will now be one of the team's starting five. Left-hander Aaron Thompson has been recalled…

Red Sox Put Kelly On 15-Day DL

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Fort Myers, FL) -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly will start the season on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right biceps. The move is retroactive to March 27th. Kelly was acquired last July in a trade with St. Louis. He pitched in just three games this spring, allowing 17 hits and nine…