Sports – July 22nd, 2016

Fond du Lac Legion baseball defeated Oshkosh 6-0 in an elimination game in the Class AAA regional tournament at EJ Schnieder FIeld in Oshkosh last night. They’ll play either Neenah or Appleton post #38 in another elimination game at 4pm this afternoon in Oshkosh.

Waupun Legion Post #210 baseball team also picked up a win in its class A regional tournament yesterday, defeating Mayville 9-1. They’ll play either Horicon or Markesan at 7pm this evening.

The New Holstein Huskies baseball team is playing in the state summer baseball tournament semifinals today at Kapco Park at Concordia University in Mequon. The start time for the semifinals was moved up to 9:05am due to the expected hot weather. New Holstein will face off against Menomonee Falls in game two of the semifinals, while Marquette University HS will battle Oak Creek in the opener. The championship game is set for 6:05 pm.

Francisco Liriano struck out 13 Brewers and the Pirates smashed 11 hits in a 5-3 win over Milwaukee Thursday night in Pittsburgh. The Brewers trailed 5-1 through four innings, and plated two in the 7th to mount a small rally, but couldn’t complete the comeback. Matt Garza took the loss, he’s 1-4. Milwaukee returns home tonight to open a weekend series with the Cubs. Pregame at 6:35, first pitch 7:10 on News/Talk 1450 KFIZ.

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers offense stayed hot with another big performance against the Fort Wayne TinCaps in a 12-3 victory Thursday night at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.  Luis Aviles, Isan Diaz, and Jake Gatewood each had three hits to lead the Rattlers bats on a 16-hit attack.

The Packers held their annual shareholders meeting at Lambeau Field on Thursday. Around 8,200 Packers shareholders came to Green Bay for the event, to hear about the team’s financials and plans for the future, including the Titletown District, and the possibility of hosting the NFL Draft in Green Bay. The Packers reported more than $408 million in revenue; that’s up $31 million from last year. The team’s profit came in at $75 million, up $35 million from a year ago