Matt Koperniak hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to power the Memphis Redbirds to a 3-1 win over the Gwinnett Stripers on Saturday night. The victory halts the Redbirds’ losing streak at five games.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expressed disappointment Tuesday that Memphis guard Ja Morant apparently held a firearm again on social media this past weekend, but did not predict what punishment the league may impose.
Luken Baker’s spectacular season continued for the Redbirds on Friday. Memphis’ slugging first baseman hit two more home runs, upping his AAA-leading total to 14 on the season, to lead Memphis to their third win in four nights over Lehigh Valley.
On the verge of picking up their first win of the season, the Memphis Showboats allowed a game-winning touchdown with 13 seconds left in the fourth quarter to fall to the Houston Gamblers 30-26. The Showboats drop to 0-3 on the season.