The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without center Evgeni Malkin and forward Carl Hagelin when the winners of the past two Stanley Cups open their Eastern Conference semifinal series Thursday night in Washington.
Red Sox: SS Xander Bogaerts (left Jeremy Lane Youth jersey ankle) went 2 for 3 with an RBI in a six-inning stint with Triple-A Pawtucket, and remains on track to rejoin the Red Sox on Friday.
Blue Jays: 3B Josh Donaldson (right shoulder) could begin a minor league rehab assignment later this week, Gibbons said.
Before the game, the Blue Jays honored the victims of Monday’s deadly attack and some of the first responders who rushed to the scene. Players from both teams stood in front of the dugouts as four Toronto police officers and two paramedics stood between second base and the pitcher’s mound and were introduced to cheering fans. Following a video message and a moment of silence, a group of high school students sang the national anthems.
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Finding a replacement for Quin could be an under-the-radar priority in this draft. The Lions have been linked to Stanford’s Justin Reid throughout the pre-draft process. If the team happens to trade back a few spots in the first round, there’s even more reason to believe he could be in play.
On Day 2, Wake Forest’s Jessie Bates checks off all the boxes for a Patricia safety. Bates is smart, instinctive and comfortable lining up in multiple spots.
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And while it seems less likely, given the loaded depth chart, you can never rule out drafting a cornerback. You simply can never have enough talent at the position. And, let’s be honest, no one outside the building really knows how the Lions intend to utilize Diggs or Shead this season.
Over the past several days, leading up to the NFL draft, we’ve taken a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions’ roster situation, evaluating how the team might address these positions during the event. Today we close out the series with the secondary.
Analysis: The opening-round choice of Payne isn’t going to lead to a surge in jersey sales, but it fills the team’s long-term need at nose tackle with a versatile run-stuffer who should be ready to contribute immediately.