Sports : Tuesday, 6/13/17
Northwoods League (South):
Lakeshore at Fond du Lac (Postponed – Rain. Teams will play a doubleheader Saturday at Herr-Baker Field).
Kalamazoo at Green Bay (Postponed)
Madison at Wisconsin Rapids (Postponed)
Kenosha 4, Rockford 2
Battle Creek 9, Wisconsin 7
Northwoods League (North):
Thunder Bay 12, La Crosse 3
Mankato at Eau Claire (Postponed)
Major League Baseball:
NY Mets 6, Chicago Cubs 1
Pittsburgh 7, Colorado 2
San Diego 9, Cincinnati 3
Chicago White Sox 10, Baltimore 7
Seattle 14, Minnesota 3
The Brewers are back in action today as they open a four game series in St. Louis against the Cardinals. The teams will play a day-night doubleheader today, coverage of the first game begins at 12:40, game two coverage begins at 6:40 this evening.
The Brewers made three picks on the first day of the MLB draft, selecting second baseman Keston Hiurda from UC-Irvine with the ninth overall pick. Milwaukee then chose outfielder Tristen Lutz, a high school player from Texas and pitcher Caden Lemons, a high schooler from Alabama with their other two picks.
The Minnesota Twins selected California high school shortstop Royce Lewis with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. Cincinnati used the second selection to take California high school right-hander Hunter Greene, and San Diego selected North Carolina high school left-hander MacKenzie Gore with the third choice.
Minor League Baseball:
Kane County at Wisconsin (PPD) – Rain.
A person with knowledge of the decision says LaVall Jordan has agreed to become Butler’s next men’s basketball coach. Jordan replaces Chris Holtmann, who accepted the Ohio State job last week. Jordan went 11-24 in his only season at Milwaukee but led the Panthers to the Horizon League championship game
NBA Finals (Game 5):
Golden State 129, Cleveland 120 (Golden State wins the series 4-1)
Kevin Durant poured in 39 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out their second NBA championship in three seasons by outscoring the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120. Durant shot 14-for-20, while Stephen Curry added 34 points and a team-high 10 assists as the Warriors avenged last year’s seven-game finals loss to the Cavs. LeBron James had team highs of 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists for the Cavaliers, while J.R. Smith scored 25 points on 9-for-11 from 3-point range.