Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:13 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed former NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta on the 10-day injured list because of an abrasion on his right thumb. The Cubs also placed second baseman Nico Hoerner and reliever Dan Winkler on the injured list with a strained left forearm and right triceps tendinitis, respectively. And they recalled left-handed pitcher Kyle Ryan and right-handed pitcher Keegan Thompson and selected infielder Ildemaro Vargas from Triple-A Iowa.
NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press that New York Jets standout defensive lineman Quinnen Williams broke a bone in a foot and is expected to have surgery and be sidelined eight to 10 weeks. Williams was hurt last week during on-field workouts at the team’s facility in Florham Park, New Jersey.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed two-time Pro Bowl tackle Alejandro Villanueva to a two-year deal. The long-time starter for the division-rival Steelers, Villanueva was not re-signed by Pittsburgh. A graduate of West Point, Villanueva spent six seasons with the Steelers, playing in 96 games with 90 starts. He has the second-longest active streak among NFL tackles with 96 consecutive games played and has started every game over the past five seasons.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Franz Wagner is entering the NBA draft. The Michigan sophomore averaged 12 points, six-plus rebounds and two assists over two seasons. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound Wagner was a second-team All-Big Ten player. The German native helped Michigan win a Big Ten title and reach a regional final in the NCAA Tournament.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Belmont Stakes will limit attendance to 11,000 spectators for the third leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown series. Tickets go on sale Thursday for the June 5 race. The Preakness Stakes in 11 days is limiting attendance to 10,000. The Kentucky Derby had attendance of 51,838.