Posts Tagged ‘the-ninth’

Teenager Bianca Andreescu advances to Paribas Open final with victory over Elina Svitolina

Her thigh was cramping and her strength was ebbing. Bianca Andreescu had squandered a match point in the ninth game of the third set of her BNP Paribas Open semifinal against Elina Svitolina on Friday night, and then a second and a third chance eluded her in the 10th game. By the time that game…

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Ducks win in Pittsburgh behind Getzlaf, Henrique

Adam Henrique and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Monday night. The Ducks won for the ninth time in 10 games after spotting the Penguins a two-goal lead.

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NBA: Kawhi Leonard scores 36 points as Raptors beat 76ers 113-102

Kawhi Leonard had 36 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 18 of his season-high 26 in the fourth quarter and Toronto handed Philadelphia its 13th consecutive loss in Canada. Serge Ibaka added 18 points to help the Raptors bounce back from a loss to Denver to win for the ninth time in 10 games.

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NBA roundup: Doncic, Matthews lead Mavericks past Trail Blazers 111-102

Luka Doncic scored 21 points and Wesley Matthews added 17 as the Dallas Mavericks won for the ninth time in 11 games, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 111-102 Tuesday night. DeAndre Jordan added 12 points and 17 rebounds for Dallas, which won its eighth straight at home for the first time since..

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NBA roundup: Doncic, Matthews lead Mavericks past Trail Blazers 111-102

Luka Doncic scored 21 points and Wesley Matthews added 17 as the Dallas Mavericks won for the ninth time in 11 games, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 111-102 Tuesday night. DeAndre Jordan added 12 points and 17 rebounds for Dallas, which won its eighth straight at home for the first time since…

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The Dodgers bullpen implodes and lets 4-0 lead slip away in 9-6 World Series Game 4 loss to Red Sox

The manager bore responsibility for the seventh inning. The closer botched the eighth. And in the ninth, with the lead gone and the energy leaking from Dodger Stadium, the tattered remnants of the bullpen imploded

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Rally comes too late and too short for Dodgers

Somehow, some way, after their future Hall of Famer gave up a home run to a reliever, after four errors and two passed balls, after Josh Hader plowed through their lineup, the Dodgers had the tying run at third base with two outs in the ninth inning at Miller Park on Friday night. Milwaukee Brewers…

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Taylor Ward sends Scioscia off with dramatic Angels victory

Mike Scioscia ended his 19-year run as Los Angeles Angels manager with a 5-4 win over the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics when Taylor Ward hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning. Scioscia, the longest-tenured manager in the major leagues, finished with a 1,650-1,428 record, including…

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Rene Rivera returns from DL, homers in 9th as Angels sweep Padres

Rene Rivera hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning in his return from a long stay on the disabled list, and the Angels completed a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night. Reinstated from the 60-day DL before the game, Rivera connected for a solo shot into..

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College World Series: Oregon State beats Arkansas 5-0 for national championship

Freshman Kevin Abel threw a two-hitter for his record fourth win in the College World Series, and Oregon State beat Arkansas 5-0 on Thursday night for the national championship.

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