Sports – Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Rockies Down Crew
Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each homered as the Rockies beat the Brewers 8-4 on Tuesday night at Miller Park. Ryan Braun homered for the first time this season in the loss. Marco Estrada gave up 9 hits and four runs in 5 innings. Michael Gonzalez takes the loss after giving up three earned runs in a weird 7th inning where no ball was hit hard. Brewers’ pitchers have given up 5 homers through the first two games this season. The series wraps up tonight as Wily Peralta takes on Juan Nicasio. Coverage begins at 6:35pm on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.
StL 6 Arizona 1
Darvish Loses Perfect Game
Rangers pitchers Yu Darvish lost a perfect game with two outs in the 9th in their 7-0 win over Houston on Tuesday. The Astros Marwin Gonzalez lined a singled up the middle after Darvish retired the first 26 batters he faced. He ended up with a two-hit shutout.
Area Teams To Be Re-Aligned?
Various media outlets including the Tri-County News, Appleton Post Crescent and Tri-County News are reporting that the WIAA is in the early stages of realigning high school sports conferences in Northeast Wisconsin. The plan would involve 10 conferences and over 80 teams. As part of the plan, the newspaper says that Menasha would move out of the FVA and into the Bay Conference. Hortonville would replace the Blue Jays in the FVA. The report says Ripon and Berlin would leave the Eastern Valley and form a new seven team league with; Campbellsport, Kewaskum, Plymouth, Waupun and Winnebago Lutheran. The report also has Chilton leaving the Olympian and joining the Eastern Wisconsin. The Flyway would then be left with seven teams.
Baylor 76 BYU 70
Iowa 71 Maryland 60
The Bucks host Minnesota tonight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. At 36-37 the Bucks are 6 games ahead of the 76ers for the 8th and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and 1.5 games behind Boston for the 7th spot.
Griner In the NBA
ESPN Dallas is reporting that Mavericks owner Mark Cuban might be willing to give Baylor women’s basketball player Brittney Griner a chance to play with his team. The 6-8, women’s player of the year has dominated college basketball. Cuban said that he might give Griner a chance to play on the Mavs Las Vegas Summer League team. A This isn’t the first time a women has been talked about in the NBA as UCLA’s Ann Meyers tried out for the Indiana Pacers back in 1979.