The renewed optimism is in contrast to previous year, when Ferrari did not even win a race and where Vettel drew more attention for his frustrated outbursts during actual races rather than his driving. In lap 14, a collision between the cars of Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz prompted the safety auto to come out, but the Mercedes cars could not get back on track right away.
Sitting six points clear of fifth placed Manchester United, who have two games in hand, Liverpool can't afford to ease off as they eye a top four finish. In added-on time, Liverpool should have made sure of the points after Ben Foster was stranded up-field after coming up for a corner, but Alberto Moreno fired wide from 45 yards when he had teammates either side of him for the pass.
The win lifts Liverpool to third, going above Man City by two points in the process, although Pep Guardiola's side do have a game in hand. Liverpool leapfrogged Manchester City in the Premier League after they extended their unbeaten run to seven games.
It was wet and wild, and far from a masterpiece. Masahiro Tanaka's third straight Opening Day start was a dud, the Bamber Bombers struggled immensely and nine runners were left-on-base. Before the dramatic finish, the night belonged to St. Louis right-hander Carlos Martinez, who retired 12 in a row and 18 of 19 over one stretch against the defending champions.
It's not dependent on us; it's dependent on if Chelsea fail. "We tried to affect it by playing a bit more robust, which worked slightly, without making those key moments, and sometimes you're only a pass away from that, and I thought they delivered that today, especially for the second goal ".
We would have wanted to perform much better as a group, we didn't do it, credit to them (Tottenham). Spurs often played after Leicester during last season's run-in, but in recent weeks they have been in a position to put pressure on Chelsea by playing first.
Montgomery showed command of his fastball, curveball and changeup in producing the seven Ks. The Yankees got on the board in the bottom of the fifth on a bases loaded walk by Aaron Hicks , and a wild pitch during Matt Holliday 's at-bat.
Uthappa fell trying to pull a short ball from Ben Cutting and was caught at deep mid-wicket but his innings gave KKR the ideal launch pad in the last five overs. KKR were always in control of the game, Uthappa said. "Actually we were quite surprised", Kings XI and India pacer Ishant Sharma told media persons after the game on Thursday.
Materia rescued Sdoia after the explosions and the couple are now engaged to be married. Our models project Porcello to post a 3.51 ERA and 1.09 WHIP with 142 strikeouts over 179.7 innings remaining this season. "You've got to have times in the game where you can rely on that swing and miss pitch". Just after Sale finished his outing with his 11th and 12th strikeouts, Sandy Leon's bases-loaded RBI groundout snapped a 1-1 tie.
The best-of-seven Western Conference series continues Thursday in Houston. It was more of the same in the fourth, as the Rockets extended their lead rather quickly to make it a 20 point game with 8 minutes to go. Over the past three seasons, Harden has led the National Basketball Association in minutes played. No one else for the Thunder scored more than 11 points.
As Sinclair said after the win over Hearts: "We keep winning and that's the mentality here - to keep going". "That's not for me to say". "The players will improve because their awareness of the game is getting better so we play the game better".
Indiana Pacers' Paul George (13) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) in the second half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 15, 2017 , in Cleveland . The optimists - and there are many since James and Irving dug their teammates out of a 3-1 hole against Golden State a year ago in the NBA Finals, a task made a tad easier by Warriors forward Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension - will say the Cavs have merely been resting for the ...
Dubnyk owns a 0-2 record with a 1.78 goals-against-average and a.917 save percentage this postseason. The main difference between the Wild's current hole and that one was Minnesota had the benefit of coming home to Xcel Energy Center for Games 3 and 4.
And in December of a year ago, Aguero was shown a red card after he went in late on Luiz. "It can happen. You learn about that". "The only regret that I have myself is that knowing our problem was in the boxes [and] I was not able to solve it".
First off at 8:00 a.m. following ceremonial tee shots by golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player will be Americans Daniel Summerhays and Russell Henley, who secured his Masters invite by winning in Houston on Sunday. You remember. Sunday a year ago, a five-shot lead going into the final 9 holes, and then, ugh. But the Masters green jacket is the major he wants the most.
Toronto brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth before closer Zach Britton struck out Steve Pearce to lock down his fifth save. Kevin Gausman (1-0) pitched six innings for his first victory in nine career appearances at Rogers Centre.
Losing in the NCAA Tournament is always an emotional time for the players, particularly when it comes in the national championship game. Justin Jackson's three-point play with 1:40 to play sparked an 8-0 run to close the game as North Carolina outlasted Gonzaga 71-65 in Monday night's NCAA men's basketball championship game.
The Golden State Warriors were probably not expecting such a big challenge from the Portland Trail Blazers right away. On the season, the Trail Blazers are averaging 109.7 points, 43.7 rebounds and 21.1 assists per game. "Draymond was fantastic", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Rejecting Lillard was especially meaningful in the fourth quarter of a game one still in doubt, and with the additional visual of the star guard ending up splashed on the court near the baseline.
In order to do so, they must first deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs. They scored twice in the first half of the first period, could have scored more. "You get in the playoffs and there are no easy games". The Caps know that. Rather than fret about this series suddenly being tied and if that's ominous for Washington , let's instead examine some reasons this series is tied and how the Capitals can now regain a lead in it.
Green's final line: 19 points (6-of-10 shooting, including 3-of-4 from deep , and 4-of-7 from the line), game-high 12 rebounds, game-high nine assists, game-high five blocks and game-high three steals. On the season, GS averaged 115.9 points per game on offense while allowing 104.3 on defense. Score doesn't reflect this, but it was a sloppy first half.
Posey was struck by an 0-1 pitch with two out in the first and immediately went down. Athletic trainer Dave Groeschner sprinted toward the plate and Bochy was right behind. "Just to have these guys coming here for another year and kind of know what to expect from them, how to play behind some of these pitchers, playing with the guys that I've played with for the last four or five years, it definitely helps", first baseman Brandon Belt said.
When you have that, you get pretty comfortable, pretty quick". They're also 3-7 in their last 10 games against American League East rivals and have dropped four of Pomeranz's last five games following a quality start in his last appearance.
LeBron James had a triple-double of 32 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists, but fouled out in overtime. Tim Hardaway Jr . added 21 points to help Atlanta beat Cleveland for the second straight time . He limped off the floor in the third on Friday and returned to play in the fourth, but he had some issues flare up before the game. People of the Cleveland and Atlanta can't be able to watch this match on online.
His status for Tuesday's game is unknown. As Werenski laid on the ice in pain, play continued and the Penguins scored a goal . Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin celebrates their goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio .
From there it was all strategy, waiting for the two Mercedes cars ahead of him to pit and take the lead from there. The P17 grid slot thus became empty. Vettel should be the beneficiary if Hamilton slips up. Right from the start I could feel we were quick. He was not happy with his car's performance, though, saying "I've never raced with less power in my life" over the radio.
Thomas' sister tragically died on Saturday in a vehicle crash, but he still took the court to lead his team on Easter Sunday. Isaiah Thomas' father James told the Boston Herald that it is still unclear whether his son will play Sunday in the first game of the National Basketball Association playoffs against the Chicago Bulls.
Vettel's race here was scuppered by a portion of bad luck. The wet weather conditions would have certainly made the race more interesting between the two but the German driver dropped a few places after deciding to go to the pits just before the safety vehicle was deployed to clear Antonio Giovinazzi's crashed Sauber auto.
Though seeded No. 1, the Celtics are very vulnerable against the Bulls . Thomas clearly wasn't in his typical bouncy mood tonight, as he just walked to the middle with his teammates surrounding him. The Bulls will certainly have their work cut out for them as the Celtics are an extremely well-rounded team who went 53-29 this season. On the floor, the Celtics were looking at a hard loss, and Butler soon made two game-sealing free throws.
Premiers Sydney FC and runner-up Melbourne Victory have a week off. But jostling among third to six extended until the end of an exciting final regular-season round. "It's sad, at one stage it looked like he was heading home but it didn't quite pan out for him - which is also sad", Lowe said. "We need to go there and try and win the game".
Real will find it tougher to compensate for any similar errors against Atletico, who have conceded just one goal in their last six games in all competitions. Just like that, the La Liga title chase became a lot tighter for the Merengues. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane accepted on Saturday his future could be out of his hands if the European champions fail to deliver a major trophy this season.
The Gunners suffered their latest disappointment of the season on Monday night in the 3-0 defeat at Crystal Palace. Furious away fans taunted Arsenal's misfiring players with chants of " You're not fit to wear the shirt! " and barracked Wenger and his squad as they boarded the team bus after the match.
James' teams have an 18-game winning streak in the first round and are 45-7 lifetime. He missed, we won. "You can't ask that question". Paul George led the way for seventh-seeded IN with 29 points but had only four IN the fourth quarter.
But with Boudreau's history, Blues coach Mike Yeo said, "That experience alone, he can sell that". Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of the extra period, Allen made a career-high 51 saves and the Blues stole Game 1 of their first-round playoff series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Milan Lucic and Oscar Klefbom scored for the Oilers . The Sharks' power play finished the regular season ranked 25th in the National Hockey League at just 16.7 percent, one of the team's worst percentages over the last 15 years. The concern for San Jose, as well as Edmonton, is that the even nature of this series is not a product of both games being close, but from both clubs putting forth inconsistent efforts.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are making just their third appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and have played only five playoff games on home ice. Outside of GM Jim Rutherford and a few more inside the Penguins' organization, no one knows for certain how close Pittsburgh may have come to dealing veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at the March trade deadline.