Thursday Local Sports Update

Thursday Local Sports Update

Be sure to have the radio on today for the White Sox home opener at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Lance Lynn is on the mound for the South-Siders and will take on Brad Keller and the Kansas City Royals. Pre-game starts at 2:30 with the first  pitch at 3:10 this afternoon. Don’t miss any of the Play by Play action right here on 1430AM WCMY.

The Sox allowed seven runs in the sixth inning in an 8-4 defeat to the Mariners in Seattle.  Matt Foster got the loss and Zack Collins drove in a pair for the South-Siders.

 

Shortstop Tim Anderson is on the 10-day injured list after suffering a strained left hamstring earlier this week.  Manager Tony La Russa said the club is confident that Anderson will be ready to rejoin the team on April 15th. 

The Cubs were held to just three hits in a 4-2 loss to the Brewers in ten innings at Wrigley Field.  Brandon Workman was tagged with the loss in relief.  Joc Pederson tied the game in the eighth with a solo home run, his first in a Chicago uniform. The North-siders are on the road for the first time this season to face the Pirates today.

Dylan Carlson smacked a grand slam in the ninth for the Cardinals 7-0 win against the Marlins in Miami.  Yadier Molina hit a two-run shot for St. Louis, which completed the three-game sweep. The Cards home-opener is this afternoon against the Brewers.

The Bulls visit the Raptors tonight in Tampa Florida. The Bulls are tenth in the Eastern Conference at 21-and-28.

The Blackhawks host the Dallas Stars tonight.  The Hawks beat the Stars 4-2, on Tuesday at the United Center. 

 

 The Blackhawks are buying their AHL affiliate, the IceHogs, from the City of Rockford for nearly 12-million-dollars.  The Hawks also announced a 23-million-dollar renovation plan for the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford.   The City of Rockford had owned the franchise since it became the Hawks’ AHL affiliate in 2007.

 

Over in the PGA, The chase for the green jacket begins today at The Masters in Augusta Georgia.  

High School Sports

 

In girls volleyball, Marquette defeated Henry in 3 sets on tuesday

Leading the Lady Cru was Addie McConnaughhay with 14 kills, 10 digs and 3 aces. Kaylee Killelea paced the offense with 38 assists and 3 aces.

Unfortunately The Lady Crusaders lost to Seneca last night  25-21, 25-16 

For the Lady Irish, Madi Bromberek posted 10 kills, Addie Bland added eight kills and Brooklyn Giertz added 25 assists,

Earlville dominated Newark-Seneca 7-0 in soccer.

Devyn Kennedy led the Red Raiders with three goals and two assists.