Sports – Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Blake Lalli’s RBI single to the warning track in the 9th inning gave the Brewers a walk-off 4-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night at Miller Park. The Brewers jumped out to a 3-0 lead behind Kyle Lohse who took a no-hitter into the 6th inning before giving up a three spot and settling for a no decision. Yuniesky Betancourt homered in the win for Milwaukee. Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless 9th inning to earn the win. The Brewers look for the sweep this afternoon as Yovani Gallardo takes on Matt Cain. Coverage begins at 11:35am on KFIZ.
Texas @ Cubs – ppd
Cin 1 Phi 0 – gm1
Cin 11 Phi 2 – gm2
Pit 5 StL 0
Looking for help in the bullpen the Brewers resigned reliever Francisco Rodriguez on Wednesday to a minor league deal. K-Rod was out of baseball after going unsigned this offseason. He’ll report to Maryvale for and extended Spring Training. The team has 30 days to call him up to the Majors or grant his release.
Matthews Deal Done
The Green Bay Packers have signed Clay Matthews to a five-year contract extension. The deal will pay the linebacker $65 million dollars. $31 million is guaranteed. Next up for the Packers is extending the deal of QB Aaron Rodgers, who is represented by the same agent as Matthews.
The NFL is set to release its 2013 regular season schedule tonight. Check kfiz.com and the kfiz facebook page to find out where and when the Packers play in 2013. The NFL Draft begins a week from tonight.
Bucks Win Finale
The Bucks rallied to win their regular season finale against Oklahoma City 95-89 last night. Rookie John Henson had a career high 28 points and 16 rebounds. Larry Sanders and Ersan Ilyasova sat out for the Bucks. Kevin Durant sat out for the Thunder. The Bucks finish the regular season at 38-44.
Bucks Playoffs Set
The Bucks are the #8 seed in the NBA Playoffs and will play the defending champion Miami Heat in the first round. Game 1 of the series is Sunday night in Miami at 6pm Central. You’ll hear it on KFIZ. Game 2 of the series is Tuesday in Miami at 6:30pm. Game 3 is Thursday in Milwaukee at 6pm. Game 4 is Sunday at 2:35pm at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The LA Lakers clinched the final NBA playoff spot with a win over Houston last night. LA will be the #7 seed in the Western Conference. Miami the #1 seed in the East. Oklahoma City is the top seed in the West.
College Men’s Tennis
Lakeland 6 Marian 3