Author Archives: Sean Frey

ROUNDUP: Serena Softball off to 3-0 start

SOFTBALL Serena Middle School opens season with three wins UNDATED – Thursday, the Lady Huskers earned an 11-2 win at Seneca. Maddie Glade fanned nine hitters and allowed two unearned runs in a two-hit complete game victory. She also added two hits and three RBIs, and Paisley Twait added a 4 for 4 day with…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kris Bryant capped Chicago’s four-run seventh with a three-run homer, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 for a split of their four-game series. Ian Happ added a solo drive in the eighth as the NL Central leaders recovered after falling behind 3-0 in the fifth. David Phelps pitched…Read more »

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Major League Baseball is going to build it — and the White Sox and Yankees are coming to Iowa. The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie “Field of Dreams” was filmed, MLB announced Thursday. The…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Ian Happ hit his second career grand slam, José Quintana tossed two-hit ball through seven innings to win his sixth straight decision and the Chicago Cubs ripped the Oakland Athletics 10-1. Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer, Victor Caratini connected and Javier Báez kept up his latest hot streak with two hits…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs lefty Jon Lester was tagged for a career high-tying 11 runs in only four innings, with Dustin Garneau and Stephen Piscotty hitting three-run homers that led the Oakland Athletics over Chicago 11-4. Garneau’s drive to the back row of the bleachers in left field was the big blow in an eight-run,…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez hit two of Chicago’s four homers and the Cubs’ bullpen barely held on without Craig Kimbrel, closing out a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Ian Happ and Nicholas Castellanos also connected as Chicago improved to 40-18 at home with its fourth straight win. It was Castellanos’ first homer since…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Thaiss homered and drove in three runs, Shohei Ohtani had three hits, Griffin Canning threw four-hit ball over six innings and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1. It is Thaiss’ third game with three RBIs since the All-Star break. CHICAGO (AP) — Noah Syndergaard put aside trade…Read more »