Sports : Tuesday, 8/8/17

Northwoods League (South):


Kalamazoo 8, Fond
du Lac

–Eric Gilgenbach went 2
for 5 with a double, a triple and a pair of RBI in the loss for the Dock
Spiders. Fondy is off today and will have two players take part in the NWL’s
Major League Dreams Showcase today at Warner Park in Madison. Outfielder Brandon Wulff and catcher
Nick Fortes will participate in workouts in front of major league scouts and
play in the second game of a doubleheader tonight. Fondy hosts Kalamazoo again on Wednesday.


Madison 14, Green


Lakeshore 7, Wisconsin 5


Kenosha 5, Rockford
2 (Game 1)


Kenosha 6, Rockford
2 (Game 2)


4, Battle Creek 3 (Game 1)


9, Battle Creek 1 (Game 2)


Northwoods League (North):


La Crosse 9, St. Cloud 4


Eau Claire 5, Bismarck 4


Major League Baseball:




Minnesota 5, Milwaukee 4

–Eddie Rosario doubled in the tying run, then
scored what would be the winning run on a balk by Brewers reliever Oliver Drake
as the Twins rallied to take game one of the border battle series with Milwaukee on Monday. Keon
Broxton doubled and homered, and Ryan Braun went 3 for 4 with a double in the
loss for the Brewers, who saw a 4-1 lead slip away. Game two of the series is
tonight, Matt Garza goes for Milwaukee
while the Twins counter with Adalberto Mejia. Pregame coverage at 6:35, first pitch
at 7:10 on KFIZ.


St. Louis 11, Kansas City 3


Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 0


National League:


Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 3

–The Cubs go 1 & ½ games up on the Brewers
in the NL Central


Cincinnati 11, San Diego 3


Minor League Baseball:


Midwest League:


Wisconsin 7, Cedar Rapids 2




The Packers returned to
the practice field Monday as they begin to prepare for their first preseason
game Thursday against Philadelphia
at Lambeau Field. Cornerback Davon House sat out with a hamstring injury on
Monday.  It’s unclear when House suffered
the injury, but its presumed that it happened during the Family Night scrimmage
on Saturday.  The Packers will practice
at 11:45 this morning and will not hold a public practice tomorrow. Kickoff for
Thursday’s game is 7pm.




The Wisconsin Herd has named Jordan Brady its first head coach in franchise history. Brady spent last season as an assistant for the Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA G-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz. He was previously an assistant coach for Idaho, Los Angeles, Bakersfield and Iowa all in the NBA D-League. Brady, a graduate of Southern Utah University, played professionally for four seasons – three in the NBA D-League – before moving to coaching.