Wednesday Sports Update

Wednesday Sports Update

The IHSA Board of Directors is expected to meet this morning starting at 8:30 a.m. to discuss the future of fall sports in the state. Executive Director Craig Anderson has said he expects a decision to be made about whether high school athletes will get a chance to play or not, with the results of the meeting made public by 2 p.m

Listen to Chicago White Sox baseball right here on 1430 WCMY. The Sox  wrap up the series with the Indians at Progressive Field tonight. On the mound,  Lucas Giolito will face Cleveland’s Zach Plesac. Pre-game begins at 4:35 first pitch at 5:10pm.

Yesterday The White Sox dropped a doubleheader to the Indians. Dylan Cease allowed four runs in a 4-3 loss in Game one.  Carlos Rodón didn’t fair any better in Game two, giving up five runs in less than four innings as the Sox lost Game two 5-3.  The Sox record is now  1-and-4. 

 Javier Báez launched two home runs to power the Cubs to an 8-5 victory over the Reds at the Great American Ball Park.  Alec Mills got the win after allowing two runs on two hits across six innings.  Game three of the series is tonight with Kyle Hendricks taking on Cincinnati’s Sonny Gray.

The Cardinals lost 6-3  to the Twins at Target Field. The series continues tonight with Daniel Ponce de Leon taking the mound against Minnesota’s Rich Hill.

Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas is out for the rest of the 2020 season.  The club placed him on the 10-day injured list with a forearm strain, which will require surgery.

Major League Baseball believes the current coronavirus outbreak is limited to just the Miami Marlins.  The league says it has conducted more than 64-hundred COVID-19 tests since Friday, July 24th.  Results have shown no new positive cases of on-field personnel for any of the other 29 big league club

The Chicago Sky cruised past the Sparks 96-78.  The Sky faces the Minnesota Lynx tomorrow night.

 The Chicago Bears will be without Defensive lineman Eddie Goldman this year after he opted out of the 2020 season due to health concerns related to the coronavirus.  Goldman has been a staple on Chicago’s defensive line since he entered the league as a second-round draft pick in 2015.