KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 10/2/2020
KFIZ Sports Scoreboard:
High School Sports:
Central Wisconsin Christian 3, Valley Christian 1 (25-17, 21-25, 25-14, 25-11)
Central Wisconsin Christian 3, St. Mary Central 2
–Riley Westra scored twice in the win for CWC
Peshtigo 3, New Holstein 0
National League Wild Card Series:
LA Dodgers 3, Milwaukee 0
–The Brewers saw their season end quietly, falling to the Dodgers in game two of the best-of-three Wild Card series in Los Angeles Wednesday night. Milwaukee managed just four hits in the game, three of them off of LA starter Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw tossed eight shutout innings, striking out 13 Brewers batters in the win. Brewers’ starter Brandon Woodruff struck out nine in 4 & ⅔ innings, but gave up three runs in the fifth inning – including a two-run double to Mookie Betts.
San Diego 11, St. Louis 9
–Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs, finishing with five RBI as the Padres beat the Cardinals in a slugfest in game two.
Atlanta 5, Cincinnati 0
–The Braves used the longball to beat the Reds and complete the sweep in the best-of-three series. Marcell Ozuna and Adam Duvall both hit two-run home runs in the eighth inning to put the game away. The Braves will play either Miami or the Chicago Cubs in the Division Series
Miami at Chicago Cubs (Postponed)
American League Wild Card Series:
Oakland 6, Chicago White Sox 4
–Chad Pinder’s two-run single in the fifth inning proved to be the difference as the A’s completed the sweep of the White Sox to advance to the American League Division Series. Oakland will play Houston in the ALDS.
Today’s Schedule (National League Wild Card) – all times central.
Miami at Chicago Cubs – Game Two – 1 PM
St. Louis at San Diego – Game Three – 6 PM
Thursday Night Football:
Denver 37, NY Jets 28
–Former Badger Melvin Gordon ran for two touchdowns, including a 43 yard score with just under two minutes left that helped the Broncos beat the Jets for their first win of the season.
>>Braun Misses Game Two at LA With Oblique Strain
(Los Angeles, CA) — Brewers veteran Ryan Braun was not in the lineup Thursday night at Dodger Stadium due to a left oblique strain. Braun left Game One after two at-bats with what was described as back discomfort. He later revealed it was an oblique strain suffered Sunday on defensive plays in St. Louis. Braun called the injury “incredibly disappointing, incredibly frustrating.” Ryon Healy started in his place. Thirty-six-year-old Braun is in the final guaranteed year of his contract with the Brewers.
>>Packers WR Lazard Misses Practice With Core Muscle Injury
(Green Bay, WI) — Green Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard missed practice Thursday with a core muscle injury. ESPN reported that Lazard underwent surgery and is out indefinitely. He had a career game at New Orleans Sunday night, hauling in six passes for 146 yards and a touchdown. Lazard stepped up with Davante Adams out and currently leads the team with 254 receiving yards through three games. Adams has been battling hamstring injury but was listed as a “limited participant” at practice on the injury report Thursday. The only healthy receivers on the active roster are Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Darrius Shepherd and Malik Taylor. The Pack signed wideout Juwann Winfree to the practice squad Thursday. He was a 2019 sixth round draft of the Denver Broncos out of Colorado and appeared in three games last season.
>>Players’ Families, UW Staff Could Attend Badger Football Games
(Madison, WI) — The Big Ten is not allowing fans at football games this fall – but there will be some people in Camp Randall Stadium rooting for the Badgers. The U-W athletic department says family members of players and football staff are expected to be in the stadium for the October 24th opener against Illinois. Senior associate athletic director Jason King said it will be fewer than 15-hundred people. About 400 families of the visiting team will also be allowed. Big Ten football players and staff members will undergo rapid COVID testing daily . The same tests also will be given to all those whose jobs require them to be on the field during games.