Sports Briefs April 26, 2010
Jason Bohn won the Zurich Classic for his second PGA Tour title, birdieing three of the final four holes Sunday at TPC Louisiana for a 5-under 67 and a two-stroke victory over Jeff Overton in Avondale, La.
Troy Merritt (67) was third at 14 under, Lee Janzen (69) was another stroke back and Greg Chalmers (69) was 12 under.
Spokane native Alex Prugh tied for 28th at 6 under.
• Mark O'Meara got the help he needed to win for the first time on the Champions Tour, teaming with Nick Price to beat Joey Sindelar and John Cook on the second hole of a playoff in the better-ball Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf in Savannah, Ga.
O'Meara, the 1998 Masters and British Open winner, won for the first time since the PGA European Tour's 2004 Dubai Desert Classic.
Price ended the playoff with a 7-foot par putt.
Cook and Sindelar (61) and O'Meara and Price (62) finished at 28-under 188 in the 54-hole event at The Club at Savannah Harbor, an island layout by the Savannah River.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Liezel Huber sent the United States into the Fed Cup final with a 6-3, 6-1 doubles victory over Russia's Elena Dementieva and Alla Kudryavtseva in Birmingham, Ala.
The Americans will meet defending champion Italy for the second straight year in the final in November at an undetermined site in the United States. The U.S. has won a record 17 times.
Kim Clijsters is out for up to six weeks after tearing a muscle in her left foot during a Fed Cup singles match Saturday.
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Chris Jakubauskas, a former Seattle Mariner, was released from a Houston hospital and was to fly with his team to Milwaukee, a day after he was struck in the head by a line drive.
Reds 5, Padres 4: Ramon Hernandez hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and host Cincinnati rallied to end San Diego's eight-game winning streak.
Cardinals 2, Giants 0: Brad Penny, Jason Motte and Ryan Franklin combined for a nine-hitter to help visiting St. Louis avoid a series sweep by San Francisco.
Nationals 1, Dodgers 0: Scott Olsen pitched seven strong innings for his first victory since having shoulder surgery in July, leading host Washington over Los Angeles.
Cubs 12, Brewers 2: Derrek Lee hit a towering 445-foot homer to help visiting Chicago beat Milwaukee.
Rockies 8, Marlins 4: At Denver, Seth Smith homered twice and Colorado beat Florida.
Diamondbacks 8, Phillies 6: At Phoenix, Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth to lead Arizona past Philadelphia.
Astros 10, Pirates 3: Lance Berkman hit his first home run and host Houston beat Pittsburgh.
Mets 1, Braves 0, 6 inn., rain: Mike Pelfrey pitched out of constant trouble to extend his scoreless streak to 24 innings and New York beat Atlanta.
Angels 8, Yankees 4: At Anaheim, Calif., Bobby Abreu and Kendry Morales homered and Los Angeles handed New York its first series loss of the season.
Scott Kazmir gave up two home runs - including his third to Robinson Cano this season - but got the win after allowing four runs, three hits and four walks in 5 1/3 innings.
Rays 6, Blue Jays 0: At St. Petersburg, Fla., David Price threw a four-hitter for his first complete game and Tampa Bay beat Toronto.
Royals 4, Twins 3: Jose Guillen homered and drove in two runs to help host Kansas City over Minnesota.
Orioles 7, Red Sox 6, 10 inn.: Rhyne Hughes singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th and visiting Baltimore beat Boston.
Rangers 8, Tigers 4: At Arlington, Texas, Michael Young had three hits and drove in five runs to help Texas over Detroit.
Athletics 11, Indians 0: Eric Chavez hit a two-run double and also singled in host Oakland's win over Cleveland.
- The Associated Press