Sports : Monday, 8/21/17

East Shore League Baseball:

Cleveland 9, Mount Calvary 7

Marytown 9, St. Peter 8

Forest 9, Howards Grove 6

St. Cloud 13, Chilton 3 (7 Innings)

ESL playoffs begin next week. Top-seeded Cleveland won both halves of the regular season so they have a bye. Mount Calvary and Howards Grove have the next best overall records, so Mount Calvary will play at Howards Grove in a one game playoff Sunday to determine who will take on Cleveland in a three-game series.

Major League Baseball:

National League:

Milwaukee 8, Colorado 4

–Jesus Aguilar homered twice and Chase Anderson pitched a solid outing on the mound in his return to the Brewers’ rotation as Milwaukee clinched a series win against Colorado on Sunday in Denver. Trailing 1-0 after the first inning, the Brewers scored six unanswered runs to go ahead and stay ahead in the win. Anderson allowed a run on two hits while striking out four in five innings of work. Corey Knebel earned his 26th save of the season after striking out the last batter of the game for Colorado in the ninth. The Brewers head to San Francisco to open a three-game series against the Giants tonight. Zach Davies starts for Milwaukee, while Chris Stratton will go for the Giants. Pregame coverage begins at 8:40, first pitch at 9:10 on KFIZ.

Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 3

Atlanta 8, Cincinnati 1

American League:

Chicago White Sox 3, Texas 2

Kansas City 7, Cleveland 4


Chicago Cubs 6, Toronto 5

Minnesota 12, Arizona 5

Detroit 6, LA Dodgers 1

Minor League Baseball:

Midwest League:

Quad Cities 13, Wisconsin 3

NBA: The Milwaukee Bucks say star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was training with the Greek national team when he reported to his NBA team that he was experiencing knee pain, an injury that will keep him out of the European championship. General manager Jon Horst says the Bucks agreed with their medical staff’s recommendation for Antetokounmpo not to play. The All-Star forward reported to the Bucks that he was having right anterior knee pain following certain movements. Antetokounmpo is scheduled to return to Milwaukee this week to begin daily treatment and rehab to be ready for the Bucks’ training camp, which begins in roughly five weeks. Greece’s basketball federation on Saturday accused the Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. The NBA also denied the allegation, saying that the league and Bucks followed “all appropriate protocol under the NBA-FIBA agreement

Golf:  Henrik Stenson won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. Stenson finished at 22-under 258 at Sedgefield Country Club, breaking the course’s 72-hole record set by Carl Pettersson in 2008 and matched by Si-Woo Kim last year.