Sports – Wednesday, March 27th ,2013
The Brewers have resigned infielder Yuiesky Betancourt. He had been in Phillies camp but asked for his release. With Alex Gonzalez playing first base while Cory Hart is injured and recent injuries to Taylor Green and Jeff Bianchi, Milwaukee needed some depth. Green and pitcher Mark Rogers were place on the disabled list on Tuesday. Betancourt played for the Brewers in 2011 after coming over in the Zack Greinke trade. Veteran Donnie Murphy was trying to make the team as a backup in the infield but was told he could look for a job elsewhere.
Brewers & Royals
After taking Tuesday off the Brewers and Royals will square off in Cactus League action this afternoon. Yovani Gallardo will make his final Spring Training start for the Crew. The Brewers host the Rockies on Monday in the season opener at Miller Park. You’ll hear that game on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.
Golden Eagles In DC
The Marquette Golden Eagles arrived in Washington, DC on Tuesday in preparations for their Sweet 16 matchup against Miami. The Hurricanes will play Thursday night without their 6’7, 300 pound center Reggie Johnson, who injured his knee on Sunday. Thursday’s game tips at 6:15pm, central.
The Bucks travel to Philadelphia tonight. At 34-35 the Bucks are in the 8th playoff spot in the East and are 1.5 games behind Boston for the 7th spot and 4 games behind Atlanta for the 6th spot. The pregame show is set for 5:40pm tonight on KFIZ. After tonight the Bucks host the Lakers on Thursday and Oklahoma City on Saturday.
The Packers made it official on Tuesday, signing kicker Giorgio Tavecchio to a contract to battle Mason Crosby in camp. Tavecchio was in the 49ers camp last season. Crosby hasn’t had kicking competition in training camp since he beat out Dave Rayner is 2007.
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