In sports briefs from Thursday, the French Open schedule is pushed back a week due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Paul George's 33 points lead the Clippers past the Suns in a matchup of two of the Western Conference's top teams.

Kiké Hernández led off with a replay-aided home run and Bobby Dalbec worked a 14-pitch walk in a six-run first inning against Lucas Giolito, helping the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Monday in the first Patriots’ Day game played apart from the Boston Marathon.

Rookie Taylor Trammell homered and added a key RBI double, third baseman Dylan Moore thwarted a Dodgers rally with a terrific defensive play in the seventh and the Seattle Mariners beat Los Angeles 4-3 on Monday night in a matchup of early season division leaders.

The Mariners had meetings for the coaching staff, one for the players and staff at the alternate training site and another for players on the active roster, about education and science, definitely not big subjects in a typical MLB clubhouse. Specifically, the meeting was held for players to learn about the COVID-19 vaccines and the real information about them.

Just because the NHL can't release the Kraken until October doesn't mean Seattle wasn't in the mix at the trade deadline. General manager Ron Francis can't finalize any transactions until ownership makes its final expansion payment to the league, but there's precedent for him making a handshake deal or two.

Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch reflected on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that cost him his job as the team’s manager in his return to Houston on Monday, saying it put a “cloud over the sport.”

Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all. Ten years after Matsuyama made a sterling debut as the best amateur at Augusta National, he claimed the ultimate trophy Sunday with a victory in the Masters to become the first Japanese winner of the green jacket.

NEW YORK — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a stunning homer off an otherwise dominant Jacob deGrom, Trevor Rogers beat the two-time Cy Young Award winner for the second time and the Miami Marlins blanked the New York Mets 3-0 on Saturday.