Sports: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
7 October 2020 Sports
MLB Playoff Scores, Lakers Take Commanding Lead, Nadal Advances
The National League Divisional round got underway last night:
Atlanta topped Miami 9-5 (Braves lead 1-0)
The Dodgers stopped the Padres 5-1 (LA leads 1-0)
In the American League Divisional series’:
The Astros beat the A’s 5-2 (Houston leads 2-0)
And the Rays outscored the Yankees 7-5 (Series tied 1-1)
All 4 of those best-of-five series’ resume today.
The LA Lakers took a commanding 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals with a 102-96 win over the Miami Heat last night. LeBron James led the Lakers with 28 points, while Anthony Davis added 22. Game 5 will be Friday night.
At the French Open tennis tournament, men’s second seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals.
And, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said last night that the league is pointing to a January 1st start to the new season, which could begin with the now-traditional Winter Classic.