KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 8/27/19
Major League Baseball:
St. Louis 12, Milwaukee 2
–Brewers starter Gio Gonzalez was tagged for nine runs on nine hits in just five innings as the Brewers lost to the Cardinals in game one of their three game series at Miller Park Monday night. The Cards used a six-run second inning to break the game open. Eric Thames tripled, part of two hits on the night for him – Lorenzo Cain added an RBI double in the fourth for the Brewers, who drop to five games back of the first place Cardinals in the NL Central. Game two of the series is tonight – Adrian Houser gets the start for the Brewers against Miles Mikolas for St. Louis, coverage starts at 6:05, first pitch at 6:40 on KFIZ.
Cincinnati 6, Miami 3
Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 5 (11 Innings)
Oakland 19, Kansas City 4
–A’s shortstop Marcus Semien tripled, homered and drove in seven runs in the win.
Minor League Baseball:
Clinton 6, Wisconsin 2
Burlington 1, Beloit 0 (10 Innings)
The Marian University Men’s Soccer team has been picked to finish 10th in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference this year in a poll of conference coaches and sports information directors. The Sabres earned 83 points in the poll, after finishing 4-10-2 and 2-8-1 in conference last season. Dominican received 11 first place votes and was picked to win the NACC in Men’s Soccer this year.
The Marian Women’s soccer team was picked to finish eighth in the NACC this season in a poll of conference coaches and sports information directors. The Sabres received 187 points in the poll, after finishing 9-10-1 and 5-5-1 in conference last year. Just like the Men’s Soccer poll, the Dominican women’s soccer team was picked to win the league – the Stars got 25 of 26 first place votes in the preseason rankings.
Monday marked the one-year anniversary of the official opening of Fiserv Forum in MIlwaukee. The forum welcomed two million people through its doors in its first year, for Bucks and Marquette Basketball, in addition to a number of concerts. Team leaders say the impact the arena has had on the community can be seen throughout the region, not just with basketball or concerts.