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MILWAUKEE - The Chicago Cubs won their first series in Milwaukee in almost three years, after beating the Brewers 7-2 yesterday afternoon in the rubber game of their three-game set at Miller Park. The Cubs pulled away with a four-run rally in the third inning which made it 6-nothing at that point. Caleb Gindl and Juan Francisco committed key errors before Dioner Navarro belted a three-run homer.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota right-hander Samuel Deduno pitched seven strong inning to lead the Twins to a 3-1 win over the Royals at Target Field last night. It was the first of four games between the two teams. Deduno allowed one run and five hits as he jumped to 4-and-2. Justin Morneau was 2-for-4 with a RBI. Minnesota had lost four of its previous five games. Salvador Perez accounted for the only Kansas City run with a homer.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Minnesota Timberwolves made some noise at the NBA Draft last night in Brooklyn's new Barclay's Center. The T'wolves selected Michigan guard Trey Burke ninth overall and then traded him to Utah for UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad, who was chosen 14th overall, and 21st overall pick Gorgui Dieng out of Louisville.
PLUM CITY - Plum City's American Legion Post 365 junior legion baseball team edged Durand Tuesday evening 10-9 at Legion Park. Levi Wolf was the winning pitcher and Jake Ingli got the save for PC. Ryan Asher hit double with an RBI, Ben Funk hit a two-RBI triple, Hunter Freyholtz hit a standup double with two RBIs and Tyler Freyholtz also hit a double. Plum is 3-2 overall and play at Mondovi Friday at 3 p.m. They also have a tournament this weekend in Antigo.
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Placido Polanco and Jeff Mathis each hit two-run homers to help lift the Miami Marlins over the Minnesota Twins, 5-3, to complete a two-game sweep at Marlins Park. The homers were the first of the season for both Mathis and Polanco, with Polanco finishing 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks will be the 15th team on the clock tonight when the NBA Draft takes place. That’s about the middle of the first round, and Bucks’ general manager says it’s hard to tell who would be the best players available at that point. Milwaukee also has the 43rd pick in tonight’s second round.
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers broke a nine-game home winning streak over the Chicago Cubs with a 5-4 loss last night. The Cubs won for only the third time in their last 22 contests at Miller Park.
NEW RICHMOND - The St. Croix Valley Baseball League will hold a league all-star game on Friday, July 5 at New Richmond’s Citizen’s Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.' All proceeds to benefit the Friends of Citizen’s Field Fund It will be the first time the league has held an all-star game since 2009.
MILWAUKEE - The world’s largest music festival in Milwaukee is back and better than ever. An event organizer for the 46th annual Summerfest says patrons will enjoy the new $600-million dollar infrastructure, from the new stages to restrooms and amenities. There is also several new events this year; including five-days of skydiver performances, paddle boats and a zip line across the entire event area.
ST. PETER, Minn. - Investigators say they're not looking for any suspects and the public is not in danger after a fatal double shooting yesterday at a home just behind the courthouse in Saint Peter. Police have not released the victims' names or any other details, but reportedly obtained a search warrant as their investigation continues.