Welcome back to the “What Did I Miss” series. After a wonderful honeymoon, I am refreshed and once again plugged in to the world of sports. While I was away, we crowned the Golden State Warriors World Champions of the NBA, and the Washington Capitals World Champions on the NHL. While there isn’t any playoff action going on now, there is plenty to talk about and plenty to get excited about.
Ohio State Football is in the news today as Coach Meyer landed a commitment from one of his top offensive line targets for the 2019 class. Harry Miller, a four-star interior offensive lineman, hails from Buford High School in Buford, Georgia.
Due to unforeseen circumstances our mission team is currently unable to travel to Nicaragua. I was planning on making this announcement with the kids from our school, but I am excited to announce I have committed to THE Ohio State University.#GoBucks#PrayForNica @Mission4Nica pic.twitter.com/CyZfRCaRGD
— Harry Miller (@harrymiller76) June 10, 2018
The #2 ranked center in the country picked the Buckeyes over Stanford, where many thought he would end up due to his love of academics. Miller is soon to be the Valedictorian at Buford High, and has been praised by anybody who has met him for his impact on others outside of football. Miller’s commitment moves the Buckeyes to 6th nationally according to 247 Sports Composite Rankings.
Looking over at the PGA TOUR, Dustin Johnson is once again your top ranked golfer in the world. Johnson took home the St. Jude Classic yesterday in Memphis, Tennessee, gearing up for the US Open this week at Shinnecock Hills in New York. Johnson shot a final round 66, for a (-4) score on the Par 70 course. His final scoring total (-19) was good for a 6 shot victory over Andrew Putnam. Enjoy Johnson’s final round stats.
Miss any of @DJohnsonPGA's exciting final round?
Spoiler alert: you'll want to stick around for the ending. pic.twitter.com/DI8mQjrsEg
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Reds are in the win column after taking down the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. The Reds used a 4-run 4th inning to cruise to a 6-3 victory at home. Anthony DeSclafani earned his first Win of the season, pitching 5 innings, allowing 2 runs and striking out 6 batters. The Reds had just 5 hits in the game, Scooter Gennett went 1-4 but had 2 RBI, while Joey Votto went 0-0 with 4 walks. The Reds are now 23-43 on the season.
The Cleveland Indians wrapped up a series with Detroit yesterday with a 9-2 rout over the Tigers. Corey Kluber pitched 8 innings, allowing 2 runs and striking out 8 batters on his way to his 10th win of the season. Melky Cabrera went 2-3 on the day with 3 RBI and scoring 2 runs. The Indians are now 34-29 on the season.
The Top Play of the Day comes from Dustin Johnson at the St. Jude Classic yesterday. Johnson was hitting his approach shot on the 18th hole with a 4-shot lead. Simply play it safely to the green, two putt for par, and win the tournament, right? Johnson had other ideas.
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 10, 2018
In tonight’s action, the Cleveland Indians begin a series with the Chicago White Sox, while the Reds are off before facing the Kansas City Royals tomorrow night. It’s a big week in the world of sports as the US Open gets underway on the PGA TOUR this week, the 2018 World Cup also gets going with matches beginning on Thursday.