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Illinois Sports 6/18/18

Illinois Sports 6/18/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs infielder Javier Baez is feeling better after he was hit on the left elbow by a pitch. Baez was plunked by Jack Flaherty in the third inning of Sunday night’s 5-0 loss at St. Louis. But he could return as…Read more »

Local Sports 6/18/18

Local Sports 6/18/18

CITY REC SOFTBALL Monday Men’s North J&B Construction 8, Manley and DanLe Music Services 6 Reddick Library 17, Splash and Go 7 The Franchise 15, The Lone Buffalo 3 Monday Women’s North Herman’s Package Store 12, Big Boyz Trucking 9 Monday Women’s South Muffy’s Tap 19, Rays of the Sun 0 The Bear’s Den 10,…Read more »

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Streaks win Wooden Bat Tournament

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Streaks win Wooden Bat Tournament

YOUTH BASEBALL Ottawa Streaks win OBB Wooden Bat Tournament OTTAWA – The Knights of Columbus Streaks won three of four games over the weekend to claim the tournament title. The Streaks won their opener Saturday against Niles, 4-3. Jalen Flavel and Jace Addis had two hits each, and Grant Waldron pitched a complete game four-hitter…Read more »

Illinois Sports 6/17/18

Illinois Sports 6/17/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0. Flaherty allowed just two hits while striking out seven in five innings, but he walked three and hit…Read more »

Lindor, Ramirez HR, lead Clevinger, Indians over Chisox 5-2

Lindor, Ramirez HR, lead Clevinger, Indians over Chisox 5-2

By ANDREW SELIGMAN ,  AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Lindor sensed the Cleveland Indians needed a lift coming off back-to-back losses. Nothing like a leadoff homer or a late tiebreaking drive to get the job done. Lindor and Jose Ramirez connected, Mike Clevinger struck out 11 in seven innings and the Indians beat the…Read more »

Local Sports 6/14/18

Local Sports 6/14/18

OGFA 13U Sons of the American Legion Edge 9, Fairmont Santrol Stars 7 OTTAWA – Ashley Rohr and Zoe Donahue recorded two hits apiece for the Edge. Also Thursday, the Ottawa Elks Hornets defeated the OSF Healthcare Storm, 17-11. OGFA 10U Ottawa Savings Bank Eagles 9, Pilkington Warriors 5 OTTAWA – Madi Theissen and Kalie…Read more »

Illinois Sports 6/13/18

Illinois Sports 6/13/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lorenzo Cain homered and Jhoulys Chacin combined with three relievers on a six-hitter to give the Milwaukee Brewers their second straight shutout of the Chicago Cubs, 1-0. Chacin (6-1) allowed four hits in six innings, striking out seven and walking four…Read more »

Illinois Sports 6/12/18

Illinois Sports 6/12/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson pitched seven innings of one-hit ball to capitalize on a heads-up rundown escape by Lorenzo Cain and a pair of two-run doubles by Travis Shaw, and the Milwaukee Brewers two-hit the Chicago Cubs 4-0 to take back first place…Read more »

Illinois Sports 6/11/18

Illinois Sports 6/11/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered down the right-field line on the first pitch of a five-run 11th inning to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 and jump into first place in the NL Central. Rizzo turned on a fastball down…Read more »

Local Sports 6/11/18

Local Sports 6/11/18

CITY REC SOFTBALL Monday Men’s North The Franchise 5, Splash and Go 0 J & B Construction 11, The Lone Buffalo 1 Manley & DanLe Music Services 7, Reddick Library 0 (forfeit) Monday Women’s North The Bear’s Den 15, Rays of Sun 0 The Bear’s Den 10, The Outage 3 Monday Women’s South JJ’s Pub…Read more »