Category Archives: Local Sports

Vogelbach Homer Helps Brewers Top Reds 7-2

CINCINNATI – Jace Peterson drove in three runs, Daniel Vogelbach hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Cincinnati 7-2 to take two of three from the Reds. Peterson, promoted from Triple-A Nashville before at the start of the series, blooped a tiebreaking, two-run single in a three-run sixth and added an…read more »

White Sox 2B Madrigal sidelined by torn right hamstring

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal could miss the rest of the season after tearing his right hamstring, putting another key player on the team’s injured list. Madrigal was helped off the field after he tried to beat out a grounder in the seventh inning of Wednesday night’s 6-2 loss to Toronto.…read more »

Keuchel, Grandal lead White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched six effective innings and Yasmani Grandal homered, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Led by Keuchel, Chicago closed out a 5-2 homestand and improved its AL Central lead to a season-high 4 1/2 games over idle Cleveland. Adam Engel also went…read more »

Reds Beat Brewers 7-3

CINCINNATI (AP)- Vladimir Gutierrez pitched seven effective innings, Tyler Stephenson drove in three runs and the Cincinnati Reds stopped Milwaukee’s five-game win streak with a 7-3 victory over the Brewers. Gutierrez allowed two runs and six hits in the longest of his three big league starts. The right-hander struck out seven and walked three in…read more »

Grichuk homers, Blue Jays beat sloppy White Sox 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a long home run and the Toronto Blue Jays took advantage of a season-high four errors by Chicago as well as a bases-loaded walk to beat the AL Central-leading White Sox 6-2. Grichuk hit a 451-foot drive leading off the second inning. Toronto rookie Alek Manoah threw five solid…read more »

Cards Stop 6-game Skid, Beat Indians 8-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Adam Wainwright allowed two runs in seven innings, Tyler O’Neill homered twice and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 8-2 to stop a six-game losing streak. O’Neill hit a 451-foot, two-run homer in the third off Phil Maton and a solo homer in the seventh against Trevor Stephan, helping…read more »

Brewers Beat Reds 5-1 for 5th Straight Win

CINCINNATI(AP) – Avisail Garcia homered and singled home another run and the streaking Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 for their fifth straight win. The NL Central-leading Brewers were coming off a four-game sweep of Arizona and have won 10 of their last 11. Cincinnati lost after completing a four-game sweep in St. Louis…read more »

Indians Hand Cardinals 6th Straight Loss

ST. LOUIS (AP)- José Ramírez homered and drove in four runs, leading Shane Bieber and the Cleveland Indians over St. Louis 10-1 and sending the Cardinals to their sixth straight loss. St. Louis’ skid is its longest since a seven-game slide in June 2017. Cleveland has won four of six. Bieber gave up one run…read more »

Andrew Vaughn helps White Sox rally past Blue Jays 6-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Vaughn homered in the seventh inning and delivered a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1. Shut out by Robbie Ray for most of the game, Chicago got on the board on Vaughn’s fifth homer and then broke it open with…read more »

AFC champion Chiefs make several promotions in front office

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have promoted Mike Borgonzi to assistant general manager and Brandt Tilis to vice president of football operations amid a wave of moves within the AFC champions’ front office. Top scout Ryan Poles was appointed executive director of player personnel and Mike Bradway senior director of player…read more »

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