Tomfoolery. Patriots QB Tom Brady announced his retirement via Twitter on April Fools’ Day. But you didn’t bite and neither did Jussie Smollett who knows a thing or two about foolish pranks. Rumors though that “Good Morning America” bought Brady’s Bunch hook, line and sinker and attempted to contact Brady for a one-on-one tell-all exclusive. … A topless selfie of a teacher surfaced in the hands of a middle-school student. She was fired a day later. Brett Favre, who knows a thing or two about foolish selfies, jokingly joined the struggling AAF. The league suspended operations a day later.
Former Nat Bryce Harper and the Phillies are in Washington this week. Max Scherzer was scheduled to pitch for the Nats Tuesday night but advantage Phillies Wednesday as Aaron Nola takes his turn. Nola allowed one run over six strong to get the win on Opening Day. 10 units on Philly.
Rangers topped the Astros 6-4 on a night Justin Verlander (four runs, four innings) was not at his best. Asdrubal Cabrera took him deep. Teams exchanged leads until Texas took over in the seventh inning. Loss leaves us at +100 andujars.