KFIZ Sports Scoreboard & WI Sports Headlines – 7/31/2020
KFIZ Sports Scoreboard:
Northwoods League Scores:
Fond du Lac 5, La Crosse 1
–Ryan Ritter had a pair of hits and Drew Irvine struck out seven batters in 4 & ⅔ innings of work to earn the win, as Fondy won its fourth game in a row.
Green Bay 4, Wisconsin Rapids 3
Rockford 11, Wisconsin 7
K-Town 5, Kenosha 1
Major League Baseball:
Cleveland 2, Minnesota 0
Kansas City 5, Detroit 3
Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati (Postponed, Rain)
Wisconsin Sports Headlines:
>>Brewers Host Cardinals on Opening Day at Miller Park
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Milwaukee Brewers welcome the St. Louis Cardinals to Miller Park for the home opener today (Friday). There will be no fans celebrating in the stadium on Opening Day due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Milwaukee took two of three in Pittsburgh to improve to 3-and-3 while the 2-and-3 Cardinals were swept by the Twins in two games at Target Field. Brett Anderson makes his first start of the shortened season after a stint on the disabled list with a blister on his hand. Jack Flaherty takes the mound for St. Louis. The right-hander beat the Pirates in the season opener at Busch Stadium last Friday. The National League Central rivals play a three-game series this weekend. Listen to this afternoon’s game at 12:35 on KFIZ.
>>Milwaukee Bucks Resume NBA Season Tonight Against Celtics
(Lake Buena Vista, FL) — The NBA season has re-started for the 22 teams in the so-called ‘bubble’ at Walt Disney World in Florida. The Milwaukee Bucks play their first game tonight against the Boston Celtics (Friday 5:30 p-m). All-Star Giannis Antetokoumpo says he has one goal this season – getting to the NBA Finals. The Bucks will be without guards Eric Bledsoe and Pat Connaughton, who are still working their way into game shape after COVID quarantine. Milwaukee will face the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Listen to tonight’s game against the Celtics starting at 5 pm on KFIZ.
>>3 More Green Bay Packers Players Placed on COVID/Reserve List
(Green Bay, WI) — Three more Green Bay Packers players have landed on the COVID-19/reserve list. Kicker Mason Crosby, tight end Jace Sternberger and defensive tackle Treyvon Hester either tested positive for coronavirus or were in close contact with an infected person. Reserve linebacker Greg Roberts was the first Packer put on the list Tuesday. Veterans players have to test negative three times before they can return to training camp practice. New wide receiver Devin Funchess decided to opt out of his first season in Green Bay due to the impact of COVID-19.