Friday, April 22
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ben Bishop stopped 34 shots and Alex Killorn scored with less than two minutes remaining Thursday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 1-0 shutout of the Detroit Red Wings. Tampa Bay has now eliminated the Red Wings in the first round of the NHL playoffs in two consecutive years.
MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his 8th home run but that amounted to the only offense the Washington Nationals could muster in a 5-1 loss at Miami yesterday. Ichiro Suzuki had two hits for the Marlins in the win, scored twice and made two sliding catches in right field for Miami. Nats' starter Max Scherzer falls to 2-1.
BOSTON (AP) — Evan Longoria and Curt Casali homered off David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays chased their ex-teammate in the fourth inning to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 Thursday. The Rays gave up five runs in the first inning but scored six in the fourth to take a three-run lead. It was tied 8-all in the eighth when Steven Souza Junior doubled home the go-ahead run at Fenway Park.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward Devin Robinson will be sidelined at least four months following foot surgery. The 6-foot-9 Robinson had surgery Wednesday to repair a stress fracture in his left foot, the team announced Thursday.