KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 8/2/19
Northwoods League Baseball:
Fond du Lac 6, Kokomo 4
–Zeb Adreon had a pair of hits, while Tim Elko drove in two runs as the Dock Spiders took down the Jackrabbits on Thursday night in Kokomo. Fond du Lac built a 6-1 lead through four innings, but would not score again in the game and held off a rally from Kokomo to secure the win. The two teams play again tonight, first pitch is 6:05 PM. Listen on KFIZ and KFIZ.com
Green Bay 10, Wisconsin 8
Wisconsin Rapids 11, Lakeshore 7
Battle Creek 8, Madison 7
Traverse City 4, Kenosha 0
Rockford 11, Kalamazoo 8
Bismarck 3, La Crosse 2
Duluth 9, Eau Claire 1
Major League Baseball:
Oakland 5, Milwaukee 3
–Matt Chapman’s two-run home run in the eighth inning off of Josh Hader helped the A’s pick up a series win over the Brewers Thursday afternoon in Oakland. Hader’s blown save is his third of the season and second of this series, after Oakland won in walk-off fashion off of Hader on Tuesday night. Christian Yelich extended his hitting streak to a career-high 19 games with a double in the seventh inning. The Brewers head to Chicago for a three game series starting today – Zach Davies gets the start for the Brewers against Jose Quintana for the Cubs. Coverage starts at 12:45, first pitch at 1:20 on KFIZ.
NY Mets 4, Chicago White Sox 0
Miami 5, Minnesota 4 (12 Innings)
St. Louis 8, Chicago Cubs 0
Atlanta 4, Cincinnati 1 (7 Innings)
–Shortened due to rain
Houston 7, Cleveland 1
Minor League Baseball:
Clinton 7, Wisconsin 3
–The LumberKings hit a pair of two-run home runs with two-outs in the ninth to win
Cedar Rapids 4, Beloit 2
It’s the annual Packers Family Night tonight at Lambeau Field. The team will hold workouts and practice in the stadium in front of fans. The action gets underway at 7:30 tonight – with TV coverage on the Packers statewide TV Network. The team will not practice tomorrow, but will return to work on Sunday at 10:15 AM at Ray Nitschke Field. Monday begins joint practices with the Houston Texans leading up to next Thursday’s preseason opener.
Hall of Fame Game:
Denver 14, Atlanta 10
The Wisconsin football team is one of seven teams from the Big Ten ranked in the preseason USA Today/Amway Coaches Poll that was released Thursday. The Badgers are ranked #17 to begin the season in the coaches poll, ahead of three fellow Big Ten teams – Iowa (19th), Michigan State (20th) and Northwestern (25th), but below three other conference foes – Ohio State (5th), Michigan (7th), and Penn State (14th).
Defending National Champion Clemson holds the top spot, with Alabama second, Georgia third and Oklahoma fourth.