Sports : Thursday, 7/27/17
Class A State Tournament (At Clintonville)
Waupun 2, Iola 0
–Waupun will face Prairie Du Chien at 3:30 this afternoon.
Northwoods League (South):
Fond du Lac at Green Bay (Game 1 – PPD to August 13th)
Fond du Lac 6, Green Bay 3 (Game 2)
–Chris Cornelius doubled and Brandon Wulff tripled as the Dock Spiders won in game two of their doubleheader with Green Bay at Herr-Baker Field. Fondy travels to Wausau to face the Wisconsin Woodchucks tonight. First pitch is 6:35 pm.
Madison 11, Rockford 4 (Game 1)
Rockford 15, Madison 11 (Game 2)
Wisconsin 15, Wisconsin Rapids 5 (Game 1)
Wisconsin 10, Wisconsin Rapids 9 (Game 2)
Kenosha 12, Lakeshore 2 (Game 1)
Kenosha 10, Lakeshore 7 (Game 2)
Battle Creek 3, Kalamazoo 2 (Game 1)
Battle Creek 7, Kalamazoo 4 (Game 2)
Northwoods League (North):
La Crosse 7, Rochester 0 (Game 1)
La Crosse 7, Rochester 3 (Game 2)
Eau Claire 13, Willmar 7 (Game 1)
Eau Claire 3, Willmar 0 (Game 2)
Major League Baseball:
Washington 8, Milwaukee 5
–A seven-run bottom of the eighth inning helped the Nationals win game two of their series against the Brewers on Wednesday night. Milwaukee led 2-1 going into the eighth before the Nationals made their surge against the Brewers bullpen. Starter Jimmy Nelson pitched well, allowing just two runs on four hits while striking out 10. Jacob Barnes took the loss in relief. With the loss, the Brewers fall a half game behind the Cubs in the NL Central standings. The final game of the series is this morning, pregame is 10:30 am, first pitch is scheduled for 11:05 am on KFIZ. Michael Blazek goes for Milwaukee while Washington counters with ace Max Scherzer.
St. Louis 10, Colorado 5
San Francisco 2, Pittsburgh 1
Kansas City 16, Detroit 2
Cleveland 10, LA Angels 4
Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3
LA Dodgers 6, Minnesota 5
NY Yankees 9, Cincinnati 5
The Brewers have acquired right handed reliever Anthony Swarzak from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for outfielder Ryan Cordell. Swarzak was 4-3 with a 2.23 ERA and one save in 41 appearances for Chicago. He’s posted a .56 ERA in his last 14 outings, while holding opponents to a .193 batting average. Cordell was obtained by Milwaukee from Texas in last year’s trade for Jonathan Lucroy. He was hitting .284 with 10 home runs and 45 RBI with Triple-A Colorado Springs this year.
Minor League Baseball:
Wisconsin at Burlington – Postponed. The teams will play a doubleheader today.
NFL: The Packers hit the practice field today for their first practice of training camp. The first practice begins at 8:15 this morning at Ray Nitschke Field in Green Bay. The team will practice the next three days at 8:15 am.