Sports News, 05-16-19

HARDINSBURG (05/14/19) — The Breckinridge County Fighting Tiger baseball ended their regular season on a winning note with a 7-4 win over Owensboro as heard last night on WXBC. The Tigers next game will be in the district tournament at Hancock County on Tuesday against either Meade County or Hancock County. Later today, the Lady Tiger softball team hosts Grayson County at 5:30.

UNDATED (AP) — The Reds completed a 6-5 comeback win over the Cubs when Yasiel Puig hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning. The Cubs led 5-3 until Eugenio Suarez launched a two-run homer off Carl Edwards in the eighth inning.

UNDATED (AP)  _ Austin Riley homered in his major league debut and Mike Soroka scattered three this over seven innings as the Braves blanked the Cardinals, 4-0. Other National League winners were: the Mets, Arizona, Milwaukee, San Francisco and the Dodgers.

UNDATED (AP) _ The New York Yankees’ patchwork lineup came through again in a doubleheader sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. Gleyber Torres belted two of the Yankees’ four homers in their Game 1 victory over the Birds, 5-3. The Yankees took the nightcap, 3-1. Other American League winners were: Boston, Tampa Bay, Houston, Minnesota and Kansas City.

MILWAUKEE (AP) _ Brook Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied in the final minutes to beat the Toronto Raptors, 108-100 in Game 1 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 points for the Bucks, who are trying to reach the Finals for the third time in team history.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) _ The owners of Maximum Security have sued the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and race stewards, seeking to reverse the horse’s disqualification for interference as Kentucky Derby winner and restoration of purse money. The lawsuit filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court says that stewards relied on insubstantial evidence and questioned a “bizarre and unconstitutional” process before and after the disqualification.

NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The league and Turner Sports have announced that the Hall of Famers and 1992 U.S. Olympic teammates will receive the award on June 24 at the NBA Awards. The honor comes on the 40th anniversary of their meeting in the 1979 NCAA championship game.