Dodgers beat Angels 4-0
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda pitched four-hit ball over seven innings in a spot start, and Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer.
Maeda (6-3) was moved to the bullpen earlier this month, but filled in Tuesday to give the rotation an extra day of rest. He stuck out six and walked none.
Angels starter Jesse Chavez (5-8) was pulled in the sixth after getting into a jam, and Cody Bellinger greeted Jose Alvarez with an RBI single. Pederson hit his seventh home run two batters later.
The Dodgers have won 17 of 19 and lead the National League with a 52-27 record.
Emma Talley wins rain-shortened Symetra Tour event
HARRIS, Mich. (AP) — Emma Talley won the Island Resort Championship on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title when rain washed out the final round.
The 23-year-old former University of Alabama star shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday morning in the completion of the suspended second round to reach 9-under 135.
"This is awesome," Talley said. "It's definitely a dream come true. It feels like all the work has finally been clicking and I'm really excited for the win."
China's Ruixin Liu and Thailand's Benyapa Niphatsophon tied for second at 6 under.
Talley earned $22,500 to jump from 14th to fourth on the money list with $43,618. The top 10 at the end of the season will earn LPGA Tour cards.
Talley won the 2013 U.S Women's Amateur and the 2015 NCAA individual title.
"I like pressure, I like competition," said Talley, from Princeton, Kentucky. "It's always nice to see your name up there no matter if you're in first or fifth, it's always nice to see your name up on the leaderboard. It gives you something to shoot for."
Niphatsophon is second on the money list with $55,421, and Liu 11th with $26,303.
Lakers exercise David Nwaba's $1.3 million contract option
EL SEGUNDO (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their $1.3 million contract option on guard David Nwaba for the upcoming season.
The Lakers announced the move Wednesday.
Nwaba earned a job with the Lakers after they called him up from their D-League affiliate on Feb. 28. The rookie averaged 6.0 points and 3.2 rebounds per game while impressing Luke Walton's coaching staff with his hustle and defensive play.
The Lakers signed him to a new contract with a multi-year component just three weeks after his NBA debut.
Nwaba is a local product, attending University High School in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica College before finishing his college career at Cal Poly.
Kings strike a deal with Euroleague star Bogdan Bogdanovic
The Kings have reached an agreement with Euroleague star Bogdan Bogdanovic on a three-year, $36 million contract, league sources told The Bee. Bogdanovic can sign the deal on July 6 when the moratorium on free-agent signings ends.
The 6-foot-6 guard from Serbia was MVP of the Turkish League and led Fenerbahce to its first Euroleague title this past season. He’s considered one of the best shooters in Europe. He was also part of the Serbian National team that won the silver medal in the 2016 Olympics.
He averaged 14.6 points on 50 percent shooting last season. That includes shooting 43 percent from 3-point range.
The Kings acquired the draft rights to Bogdanovic last year during the NBA draft in a trade with Phoenix. The Suns drafted Bogdanovic, 24, with the 27th pick in the 2014 NBA draft and sent his rights, along with the 13th and 28th picks in last year’s draft, to Sacramento for the eighth pick in the draft (Marquese Chriss).
The Kings used the picks to select center Georgios Papagiannis 13th and forward Skal Labissiere 28th.