Kershaw not throwing...Spurs drop Gasol...Harvick has Vegas pole...Co-leaders at Honda Classic
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw has not resumed throwing since experiencing shoulder discomfort on Monday, but manager Dave Roberts says his ace is feeling better. Roberts also said that shortstop Corey Seager is on track to play in the opener on March 28 following elbow and hip surgery. The skipper also says Walker Buehler will have a couple of bullpen sessions, then pitch batting practice before appearing in an exhibition game.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A video posted by TMZ yesterday shows Giants President and CEO Larry Baer in a physical altercation with his wife at a San Francisco park. Baer’s wife, Pam, was seated in a chair when the video shows he reached over her to grab for a cellphone in her right hand and she toppled sideways to the ground in the chair screaming “Oh my God!” and kicking a leg. The couple issued a statement saying they are deeply embarrassed by the situation and explained they had a heated argument in public over a family matter.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have announced a buyout agreement with Pau Gasol (gah-SAHL’), allowing the veteran center to become playoff-eligible with another team. Gasol has been used sparingly by the Spurs of late, appearing in only two of their last seven games while his playing time dropped this season to just over 12 minutes per game. The Spaniard signed with the Spurs in July 2016 and appeared in a total of 168 games with San Antonio, averaging 10.0 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 22.4 minutes.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Harvick has won the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time in his 19-year NASCAR Cup Series career. Harvick turned a lap in 29.914 seconds to beat out Denny Hamlin and hometown hero Kyle Busch for the top spot in tomorrow’s race. Harvick secured his 26th career pole only because NASCAR ruled Alex Bowman and Chase Elliott didn’t start their final lap before time expired in the last qualifying heat.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Sungjae Im and Keith Mitchell are co-leaders at 6 under through two rounds of the PGA’s Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens. Im shot a 6-under 64 yesterday, while Mitchell had a 66 as the pair finished one shot ahead of Lucas Glover. Brooks Koepka (KEHP’-kuh) is in a group at 4 under, and 42 players are within five shots of the lead.