PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Blaine McCallister birdied his last two holes Friday at Poppy Hills for a 5-under 66 and the first-round lead in the Champions Tours First Tee Open.McCallister, seeking his first Champions Tour victory after winning five times on the PGA Tour career, closed with birdies on the par-4 eighth and par-5 ninth holes.Im swinging it well and hitting the golf ball well, said McCallister, who has one top-10 finish in 74 career Champions Tour starts. Im starting to feel like I belong out here.McCallisters round, which ended 5 1/2 hours after John Cook took the morning clubhouse lead, included a 35-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th — his eighth hole of the day.They say golf is about patience, patience, patience, McCallister said. Some people have been nice to me with sponsors exemptions and I feel its finally starting to pay off.Cook, Skip Kendall, John Inman, Lee Janzen and Tom Byrum were 4 under. Cook and Kendall shot 67 at Poppy Hills, and Inman, Janzen and Byrum had 68s at Pebble Beach, the site of the final round.Its taken me awhile to get back to 100 per cent, said Cook, a nine-time Champions Tour winner who missed 10 weeks of the season after a suffering a back injury at his Florida home in February.Kendall made the field Tuesday in an open qualifier.I putted extremely well and I took advantage of my opportunities, Kendall said.Two-time defending champion Kirk Triplett had 69 at Poppy Hills.Davis Love III, making his second Champions Tour start, had a 71 at Poppy Hills. The 20-time PGA Tour winner tied for 64th last week in Hawaii. He won the PGA Tours Pebble Beach event in 2001 and 2003. Davonte Lambert Jersey
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But he was pulled after 109 pitches, and then Washington broke loose. A bunch of hitters contributed to the comeback, which pushed the Nationals back over .500. "Everybodys been down on what theyre capable of doing," Johnson said. "This is a good jump-start." Zimmermans bases-loaded double came with two outs against Brandon Lyon, the third of four Mets relievers in the inning. Naturally, Zimmerman was glad to see Harvey out of the game. "I think youd rather face anyone now except him," he said. "Just because he leaves, it doesnt make the other guy easier to hit." Sure looked that way, though. "Its easy to sit here right now when weve lost the game to look back at the seventh or eighth inning and say you shouldve left him in or shouldve made this move or that move. Its a very easy thing to say," Mets manager Terry Collins said. Collins put down any suggestion that Harvey shouldve kept pitching. "Yeah, I couldve left him in. No doubt about it. I couldve let him throw 150. Decided to take him out. I thought he had enough," he said. Roger Bernadina got things going in the eighth with a leadoff single against David Aardsma. Josh Edgin, Lyon and Scott Rice later pitched in the inning, which included a key two-out double by Denard Span and a walk to Anthony Rendon. "Its a nine-inning game. We started feeling it," Bernadina said. Jayson Werth, who had struck out in all three at-bats against Harvey, hustled for a leadoff double in the ninth against closer Bobby Parnell (5-4). Desmond doubled down the right-field line and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Kurt Suzuki. Tyler Clippard (6-1) won in the relief and Drew Storen got his second save. The Mets lost after arriving back in New York at 4:30 a.m. after a one-day trip to Denver for a makeup game caused by an April snowout. Harvey, however, had flown back home from Chicago on Wednesday night to rest up, and he was plenty ready. The bullpen, meanwhile, was ragged after a 7-4 road trip to four cities.dddddddddddd "Its baseball. Those guys go out and pitch every single day and pitch their butt off," Harvey said. "Today just happened to be one of those days." Harvey retired the first 14 batters before Desmond homered with two outs in the fifth. The right-hander permitted just three hits, raised his NL-leading strikeout total to 132, dropped his league-best ERA to 2.00 and didnt issue a walk. Josh Satin doubled twice, singled and drove in two runs for the Mets. A crowd of 28,363 turned out to see the team with worst home record in the majors. But theres a different buzz when Harvey pitches, and fans quickly began clapping in hopes of a strikeout when leadoff man Span fell into an 0-2 hole. Harvey fanned him, too. Harveys fastball hit 99 mph on a wet evening. Desmonds 14th homer came an inning after his error gave the Mets a lead. David Wright lined a double off Zimmermans glove at third base to open the fourth and Marlon Byrd followed with a grounder that Desmond bobbled and threw away, ending the shortstops 59-game errorless streak and allowing Wright to score. Desmond lofted a long fly over the left-field wall with two outs in the fifth, tying it at 1. The Mets scored twice in the fifth when Byrd hit an RBI double and Satin singled home a run off Ross Detwiler. Satins RBI double in the seventh made it 4-1. NOTES: Mets RHP Zack Wheeler will make his home debut Sunday, with lots of family in attendance. Collins said the rookie and pitching coach Dan Warthen had worked on a few things to make Wheeler more comfortable on the mound. Wheeler certainly sounded unfazed as he settled in at Citi Field. "Big league clubhouse, big league field," he said. ... The Nationals will promote RHP Taylor Jordan from Double-A Harrisburg to make his big league debut Saturday. He is 9-1 with a 1.00 ERA in Double-A and Class-A this season, and has been picked for the All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field next month. Johnson said he thought Jordan would get at least two-three starts in the majors. INF Chris Marrero will be sent down. ... OF Bryce Harper (left knee bursitis) is on track to rejoin the Nationals when they host Milwaukee on Monday. ... Detwiler is winless in four starts since going on the disabled list because of a back strain. ... Harvey has five games this year with double-digit strikeouts. ... Zimmerman is 3 for 3 with two doubles, two walks and a hit by pitch in his career against Lyon. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys
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