WISCONSIN SPORTS BRIEFS: Gomez, Segura make NL All-Star roster
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez and shortstop Jean Segura have made the National League All-Star roster.
Gomez and Segura learned about making the roster during a team meeting at Miller Park. The 23-year-old Gomez, who leads the Majors with nine triples, is the youngest Brewer to make the roster since Prince Fielder in 2007. Both players are on the reserves, but an injury to Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki could bump Segura to the starting spot.
Yovani Gallardo picked up his seventh win of the season, as the Brewers edged the New York Mets 7-6 last night. Brewers jumped to a 5-0 lead before allowing two runs in the fifth and sixth innings. Despite allowing a solo home run in the ninth with two outs, Francisco Rodriguez would lock down his eighth save of the season – 302 career saves. All-Star shortstop Jean Segura had 2 RBIs in the game, including a sacrifice fly in the second inning.
Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy says he would like to see Brett Favre’s number retired before he enters the Hall of Fame. During a chat session on the team’s website, Murphy says Favre will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer when he is eligible for induction in 2016. Murphy adds that “wounds have healed” and fans should remember the great things Favre did as a Packer.
Milwaukee 7, New York Mets 6
Minnesota 6, Toronto 0
Detroit 9, Cleveland 4
Chicago Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 1
Tampa Bay 3, Chicago White Sox 0
Burlington 7, Wisconsin 6
Bowling Green 1, Lansing 0
Quad Cities 5, Kane County 0
Peoria 4, Beloit 3
Fort Wayne 7, Great Lakes 4
West Michigan 4, Lake County 3
Dayton 5, South Bend 1
Clinton 6, Cedar Rapids 5 (F/11)
Willmar, Thunder Bay (PPD)
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 5, Madison 5
La Crosse 9, Battle Creek 4
Mankato 3, St. Cloud 0
Duluth 4, Alexandria 1
Lakeshore 7, Wisconsin Woodchucks 5
Eau Claire 8, Green Bay 4
Waterloo 8, Rochester 1