KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 8/7/2020
KFIZ Sports Scoreboard:
Northwoods League Baseball:
Wisconsin Rapids 6, Fond du Lac 0
–The Dock Spiders were held to just four hits, as they saw their nine-game winning streak end at the hands of the Rafters. Brayden Frazier doubled for the team’s only extra base hit in the game. The two teams play again tonight at Herr-Baker Field in Fond du Lac.
Green Bay 3, Rockford 2
Wisconsin 6, La Crosse 5
K-Town 6, Kenosha 0 (Game 1)
Kenosha 6, K-Town 1 (Game 2)
Major League Baseball:
Milwaukee 8, Chicago White Sox 3
–The Brewers offense came alive, pounding out 13 hits to salvage a split in the four game home-and-home series with the White Sox. Christian Yelich hit an inside-the-park home run to highlight the victory. The Brewers return home to begin a weekend series against Cincinnati tonight – first pitch is 7:10 pm.
Kansas City 13, Chicago Cubs 2
Pittsburgh 6, Minnesota 5
Cleveland 13, Cincinnati 0
St. Louis at Detroit (Postponed, COVID)
Milwaukee 130, Miami 116
–The Bucks erased a 23-point deficit with a big second half to defeat the Heat and clinch the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Giannis and Khris Middleton each scored 33 points in the win – with the Greek Freak adding 12 rebounds and four assists in the win. Milwaukee plays Dallas on Saturday night.
Western Conference Qualifying Round:
Vancouver 3, Minnesota 0
–Canucks lead the series 2-1
>>Major League Baseball Releases Schedule Of Make-Up Games For Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — The lost weekend of games against the St. Louis Cardinals will be made up with the scheduling of three doubleheaders later this season. The three games were called off when several Cardinal players and staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Major League Baseball released changes to the schedule to make up those missed games. The Cardinals will actually play at least seven doubleheaders to also make up a missed four-game series against the Tigers. The first two doubleheaders between the Brewers and the Cardinals will be played at Miller Park on Monday, September 14th, and Wednesday, September 16th.
>>Lambeau Field Will Be Empty For First 2 Packers Home Games
(Green Bay, WI) — The Green Bay Packers have announced their first two home games at Lambeau Field will be played in front of an empty stadium. The team had already said attendance would be limited for home games. Green Bay’s third home game is a November 1st conference showdown with the Minnesota Vikings. Whether fans are allowed to fill the seats in Lambeau Field will be determined by the coronavirus pandemic. Team officials say they are hopeful that Packers fans will be able to attend games later in the season. All other public areas around the stadium – including parking lots, the Packers Pro Shop, the team Hall of Fame, and the 1919 Kitchen and Tap will be closed. Titletown will remain open, but there will be no gameday activities.
>>Some Questions Answered About UW Badgers Football
(Madison, WI) — University of Wisconsin players and coaches have been informed that preseason camp will start Monday. The structure of daily workouts and other details are still being finalized, but this is some certainty in an offseason of only uncertainty. The Badgers are still scheduled to host Indiana in the season opener September 4th. The coronavirus pandemic could still wipe that off the calendar. Wisconsin was ranked number-12 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll which was released Thursday.