Morning Sports Monday May 14

posted by Todd Walker -

>>Reds Sweep Dodgers 

(Los Angeles, CA) -- The Reds completed a four-game sweep of the Dodgers with a 5-3 win at Chavez Ravine. Joey Votto and Eugenio Suarez each hit two-run bombs, while Luis Castillo pitched six-plus strong innings. Castillo struck out eight and held Los Angeles to three runs, two earned on his way to 3-and-4. Raisel Iglesias earned his seventh save. 

>>Reds At Giants 

(San Francisco, CA) -- The Reds now head to NorCal where they open a three-game series with the Giants at AT&T Park. Cincinnati has won six straight to improve to 14-and-27. Sal Romano starts for the Reds opposite San Francisco's Chris Stratton.

>>Indians Dominate Royals 

(Cleveland, OH) -- Jose Ramirez and Yan Gomes each blasted a three-run homer to help the Indians crush the Royals 11-2 at Progressive Field. Michael Brantley added a two-run shot, while Francisco Lindor was 3-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI. Corey Kluber didn't allow an earned run over seven innings on his way to 6-and-2. Cleveland took two-of-three from Kansas City. 

>>Indians At Tigers 

(Detroit, MI) -- The Indians and Tigers open a three-game series at Comerica Park tonight. Cleveland is 20-and-19, one-and-a-half games ahead of the Twins for first place in the AL Central. 17-and-22 Detroit is three games back. Carlos Carrasco toes the rubber for the Indians at 5-and-1. The Tigers counter with Mike Fiers.

>>Celtics Limit LeBron, Drop Cavs In Game One 

(Boston, MA) -- Boston's young guns put the clamps on LeBron James as the Celtics dropped the Cavaliers 108-83 in Game One at TD Garden. The Celtics smothered James, who shot just 5-of-16 from the field and missed all five of his three-points attempts. He finished with 15 points. Jaylen Brown led Boston with 23 points, Marcus Morris scored 21, and Al Horford added 20 in the easy win. The Celtics led by 26 at halftime and never looked back. Kevin Love led Cleveland with 17 points while Rodney Hood and Jordan Clarkson combined for 21 off the bench. Game Two tips off in Boston on Tuesday.

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