Sports – Tuesday, June 9th, 2013
The Fond du Lac Babe Ruth baseball team will play for the U16 to U18 State Championship today after a win over Ashland on Monday. Fondy pulled out the game in the bottom of the 7th with two outs. Al Kaphengst hammered a walk off single driving in Maustin Otterstatter for the 5-4 victory. Hunter Veness pitched two scoreless innings of relief to notch the win. Kaphengst finished with three hits and 2RBI on the day. Otterstatter was 2×3 with a double. Fondy will play the State Championship game at 2:30 on Tuesday at Centennial Field in Dodgeville, WI.
Gomez & Brewers Rob Reds Of Win
All-Star Carlos Gomez saved the day for the Brewers last night in a 4-3 win over the Reds. Joey Votto drove a Francisco Rodriguez pitch deep to center field with two outs but Gomez leaped over the wall to rob him of a homer and preserve the lead and the win. Kyle Lohse pitched into the 7th inning and gave up just three runs to earn the win. K-Rod gets the save. Jonathan Lucroy socked his 11th homer in the win. The series continues tonight as Wily Peralta gets the start for Milwaukee. Coverage begins at 6:35pm on KFIZ.
Braun Active…Ramirez Not
The Brewers activated LF Ryan Braun from the disabled list. Braun has been nursing a sore thumb and he was available last night to pinch hit. To make room on the roster, 3B Aramis Ramirez was placed on the 15-day DL with a sore knee.
Oak 2 Pit 1
Cubs 8 White Sox 2
Home Run Derby
Most of the players for next week’s Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game have been selected. AL Captain Robinson Cano of the Yankees has picked Detroit’s Prince Fielder and Baltimore’s Chris Davis for his team. He still must select one more player. The Mets David Wright has chosen Washington’s Bryce Harper, and Colorado’s Michael Cuddyer, and Carlos Gonzalez. The Home Run Derby is next Monday in New York.