May 13 Sports Briefs

Monday, May 13, 2019

Bull Riding: Volborg’s Jess Lockwood returns from injury

Jess Lockwood returned to competition at the Cactus Jack Touring Pro Division event in Uvalde, Texas on May 3 finishing out of the money, as he rode in his first competition since breaking his collarbone at the PBR Global Cup USA event on Feb. 9 in Arlington, Texas. The 2017 PBR world champion was looking strong this year before missing nearly three months of action. He missed nine Unleash The Beast events in that span, including the tour's stop in Billings April 12-14, because of the injury. After a strong start to the season that included winning two events, Lockwood is still No. 4 in the world standings, trailing leader Jose Vitor Leme by 654.16 points.

— by Star Staff

Bull rider Jake Lockwood gets 1st PBR Canada win

As the top-marked rider in both Round 1 and the championship round the 19-year-old Jake Lockwood of Volborg had a perfect 2-for-2 showing Friday to get the victory in the PBR Canada event notching the third highest score of his career in the final round with an 88. Lockwood, younger brother of 2017 PBR champion Jess Lockwood, got his first PBR event win at the Canadian Touring Pro Division’s Nipawin Rona PBR. After the win the younger Lockwood has jumped from No. 66 in the PBR world rankings to No.53, and climbed from No. 34 in the Canadian national standings to No. 12. He collected $4,117.18 in winnings for the event

— by Star Staff

Mavericks open season with pair of losses to Flyers

The Miles City Mavericks American Legion baseball team opened the season with a pair of losses to the Laurel Flyers on Sunday in Miles City. The Flyers scored nine runs in the second inning and went on to a 19-7 win in the opener. The Mavs fell behind early again in the second game and lost 12-2. Miles City’s Clay Prell had two hits and four RBIs to lead the Mavericks at the plate in the first game. In the nightcap the Flyers scored three in the first, four in the second and five in the third to make quick work of Miles City. Nathan Zard had a hit and drew three walks to lead Miles City, which had two hits. Joel Christopherson also hit safely.

Martinez homers as surging Red Sox sweep Mariners

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit two homers, rookie Michael Chavis drove in five runs and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the stumbling Seattle Mariners 11-2 to complete a three-game sweep Sunday at soggy Fenway Park. The World Series champions have won five straight games and 16 of 22 following a 6-13 start. Omar Narváez homered for Seattle (20-23), which has lost four in a row and 15 of 19 after opening 13-2. The Mariners were outscored 34-8 in the series, completing a 2-8 trip. Hector Velázquez (1-2) gave up two runs in five innings for the Red Sox. Marco Gonzales (5-2) gave up four runs, two earned, in four innings.

Castellanos leads Detroit Tigers past Minnesota 5-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos was a triple short of the cycle, hitting a two-run homer to lead Detroit past Minnesota 5-3 on Sunday. Daniel Norris (2-1) gave up two runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings, his longest start since May 24, 2017. Ehire Adrianza homered and had two hits for the Twins, but designated hitter Nelson Cruz exited in the seventh inning because of a left wrist injury. Martin Perez (5-1) left in the sixth after being hit in the left foot by a line drive off Castellanos’ bat. Shane Greene pitched the ninth for his 15th save.

Blackmon, Sezatela pace Rockies to 10-7 win over SD

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon homered twice, Antonio Senzatela pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Colorado held on to beat San Diego 10-7 on Sunday. Raimel Tapia had three hits, including a two-run homer, and pinch-hitter Daniel Murphy hit a three-run double for the Rockies, who took two of three from San Diego. Greg Garcia singled twice to drive in a pair of runs for the Padres, who lost a road series for the first time this season. Senzatela (3-2) gave up three runs on four hits in 6 2/3 innings. Both of Blackmon’s homers came off Nick Margevicius (2-4), who allowed five runs on eight hits in five innings.

Journeyman pitcher Jackson signs with 14th team

TORONTO (AP) — Edwin Jackson was acquired by Toronto from Oakland for $30,000 on Saturday and would set a record by pitching for 14 major league teams when he makes his Blue Jays debut. A 35-year-old right-hander, Jackson would be appearing in his 17th big league season. He signed a minor league contract with Oakland last month and was 1-0 with a 6.75 ERA in three games, two at Triple-A and one at Class A. He is expected to report to the Blue Jays and start at San Francisco on Wednesday.