Sports Update with Randy Adams, Thursday, April 25th

Wynne Broadcasting’s Randy Adams has been covering local Klamath Basin sports for 40 years and is the voice of the Henley Hornets and Mazama Vikings on radio at 106.5 / 1240AM The Winner CBS Sports Radio and 102.5 / 1450AM KFLS. Hear his daily morning show on Sunny 107!

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THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019

Padres down Mariners in San Diego.

King Felix polished up the crown nicely Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park. Unfortunately for him, there was a Prince Paddack eager to claim a throne for himself.

Mariners stalwart Felix Hernandez had his best outing of 2019, keeping the Padres off-balance with a mix of 89-mph fastballs that darted around, curves that dropped into the strike zone, sliders that dove away from the bats of right-handed hitters and changeups that produced weak contact.

Seven innings of three-hit baseball did not put Hernandez in the win column, however. Padres rookie starter Chris Paddack was more than equal to the task with seven innings of one-hit ball, and the Padres prevailed 1-0 in the pitchers’ duel.

A four game set against Texas at home begins tonight.

Right-hander Mike Wright is out of Minor League options. He has been inconsistent, at best. He had run out of chances with his original organization.

No wonder Wright caught the eye of the Mariners.

“We are the team of opportunities,” manager Scott Servais said Wednesday after the Mariners acquired Wright from the Orioles for Minor League infielder Ryne Ogren, ahead of the game. 

When Wright reports to Seattle and joins the active roster, it will have some interesting roster decisions. The 40-man roster is full, and Chasen Bradford, who came off the injured list on Tuesday, is the only active reliever with Minor League options available.

Mazama shut out Klamath Union in high school baseball at Kiger Stadium last night, 13-0 in 5 innings,  while Henley remained undefeated in Skyline play with a 7-1 win over Phoenix.  

In softball, Mazama routed KU 28-7 while Henley posted an 11-2 win over Phoenix to remain unbeaten in conference action,

Fans throughout Portland, Oregon and beyond have been celebrating Damian Lillard’s game-winning 37-foot three-pointer that took down the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night and catapulted the Portland Trail Blazers into the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Lillard fired the shot over the Thunder’s Paul George from near halfcourt, and it fell through the net as the final buzzer sounded to give the Blazers a 118-115 win and a 4-1 series victory.

Lillard finished the game with 50 points in what is being called the greatest individual performance in Blazers postseason history.

Portland mayor Ted Wheeler unofficially named Lillard the King Of Rip City in a Twitter post yesterday.

MLB Scores from Wednesday, April 24th

New York Yankees6Final
Los Angeles Angels5
WJonathan Loaisiga (1-0)
LTy Buttrey (1-1)
SAroldis Chapman (4)
Chicago White Sox3Final
Baltimore Orioles4
WJohn Means (3-2)
LErvin Santana (0-2)
SMychal Givens (1)
Detroit Tigers4Final
Boston Red Sox11
WEduardo Rodriguez (2-2)
LTyson Ross (1-3)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Final
Chicago Cubs7
WBrad Brach (2-0)
LScott Alexander (1-1)
SPedro Strop (3)
Atlanta Braves3Final
Cincinnati Reds1
WMike Soroka (1-1)
LTanner Roark (1-1)
SA.J. Minter (3)
Miami Marlins2Final
Cleveland Indians6
WNick Wittgren (1-0)
LAdam Conley (0-3)
Washington Nationals5Final
Colorado Rockies9
WGerman Marquez (3-1)
LAnibal Sanchez (0-3)
SWade Davis (3)
Minnesota Twins1Final
Houston Astros7
WJustin Verlander (4-0)
LKohl Stewart (0-1)
Philadelphia Phillies6Final
New York Mets0
WVince Velasquez (1-0)
LJason Vargas (1-1)
Texas Rangers5Final
Oakland Athletics6
WBlake Treinen (1-1)
LChris Martin (0-2)
Arizona Diamondbacks11Final
Pittsburgh Pirates2
WMerrill Kelly (2-2)
LJordan Lyles (2-1)
Seattle Mariners0Final
San Diego Padres1
WChris Paddack (1-1)
LFelix Hernandez (1-2)
SKirby Yates (12)
Milwaukee Brewers2Final
St. Louis Cardinals5
WAdam Wainwright (2-2)
LJhoulys Chacin (2-3)
SJordan Hicks (7)
Kansas City Royals10Final
Tampa Bay Rays2
WJakob Junis (2-2)
LBlake Snell (2-2)
San Francisco Giants4Final
Toronto Blue Jays0
WDrew Pomeranz (1-2)
LClay Buchholz (0-1)

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