Sports – Saturday, June 28th, 2014
The Brewers earned the 50th win of the season in fashion last night as Ryan Braun hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Brewers the 3 to 2 victory. Braun only saw one pitch and drove the baseball right back up the middle and singled home Mark Reynolds who was on third base. This was Braun’s first walk-off hit in 3 years. The Brewers are the first team in the MLB to win 50 games this season as they are now multiple games above 500. However, St. Louis is only 5 and a half games back. Matt Garza heads to the mound for the Brewers as they continue there series with the Rockies. Coverage begins at 2:35 and you can here that game right here on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.
Scores around the NL central yesterday; The Cubs beat the Nationals 7 to 2. They are 14 games back from the Brewers. The Pirates beat the Mets 3 to 2. They are 8 games back. The Cardinals beat the Dodgers 3 to 1 and as I mentioned earlier, they are only 5.5 games back. And finally the Reds beat the Giants 6 to 2. They are 7 and a half games back from the Brewers.
No world cup scores to report but on a side note the USA did squeak there way in to the Round of 16. They will play Belgium on July 1st at 3:00.
Rickie Barnes, Marc Leishman, Patrick Reed, and Oliver Gross lead the Quickloans National in a 4 way tie with a 6 under par threw 2 rounds. Tiger Woods missed the cut after Friday as he shot a 75. He ended 36 holes at the tournament he hosts with a 7-over total of 149.
UW-Green Bay center Alec Brown was taken by the Phoenix Suns in the 2nd round with the 50th overall pick in the NBA draft. Former badger Ben Brust will also be attending Milwaukee Bucks summer camp as he hopes to make the team.