The Clinton Golf team took to the links yesterday at the Clinton Country Club hosting Lexington and Meridian. Once again the Maroons golfers were victorious in the match, shooting a 168. Zach Newberry shot a day best 39. Corey Wisher, Kip Barber, and Blake Newman shot 43s. Lexington came in 2nd shooting a 184 and Meridian shot a 216.
>>Cards Crush Crew Behind Westbrook
(Milwaukee, WI) -- Jake Westbrook lasted five innings on the mound and hit a grand slam as the Cardinals crushed the Brewers, 8-3. Westbrook allowed three runs, two of which were earned, to improve to 11-and-7. The grand slam was Westbrook's first career homer. Rafael Furcal and Albert Pujols launched solo homers in the first for St. Louis, which will try to sweep the three-game series today. Brandon Dickson makes his first major league start opposite Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo in the series finale this afternoon.
>>Giants Salvage Series Finale Against Cubs
(San Francisco, CA) -- Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval each popped a solo home run to back eight scoreless innings from Madison Bumgarner as the Giants salvaged the finale of a three-game set with a 4-0 win over the Cubs on Wednesday afternoon at AT&T Park. Bumgarner struck out 11 and allowed just two hits and two walks to improve to 9-and-12 on the season. Keppinger also added an RBI single and Chris Stewart had a run-scoring double for San Francisco, which snapped a three-game slide. Starlin Castro and Marlon Byrd each had a hit for Chicago. Rodrigo Lopez was saddled with the loss. The Northsiders are off today. They head back to Wrigley Field tomorrow afternoon to open up a three-game series with Pittsburgh. Ryan Dempster gets the nod opposite Jeff Karstens in the opener.
>>Twins Hold Off Pale Hose
(Chicago, IL) -- Jason Repko's solo homer in the seventh inning proved to be the winning run as the Twins held on for a 7-6 win over the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon at The Cell. Jason Kubel and Luke Hughes hit two-run homers in a six-run first inning for Minnesota, which salvaged the finale of the three-game set at U.S. Cellular Field. Scott Diamond pitched six innings of three-run ball for his first career win. Joe Nathan gave up two runs in the ninth, but held on for his 12th save. Jake Peavy took the loss. Paul Konerko drove in two runs and Brett Lillibridge homered for the Sox, who fell six back in the AL Central. The Southsiders are off today. They head to Comerica Park tomorrow night to kick off a three-game set with Detroit. John Danks gets the nod against Justin Verlander in the opener.
Los Angeles Dodgers 4, San Diego Padres 2
Atlanta Braves 3, Washington Nationals 1
Philadelphia Phillies 3, Cincinnati Reds 0
New York Mets 3, Florida Marlins 2
Houston Astros 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 4, Colorado Rockies 2
Detroit Tigers 5, Kansas City Royals 4
Cleveland Indians 4, Oakland Athletics 3 (16 inn)
Toronto Blue Jays 13, Baltimore Orioles 0
Boston Red Sox 9, New York Yankees 5
Tampa Bay Rays 4, Texas Rangers 1
Seattle Mariners 2, LA Angels of Anaheim 1
>>Bears Play Preseason Finale
(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago Bears wrap up their preseason schedule this evening. The Bears host the Cleveland Browns tonight at Soldier Field. Chicago is 1-and-2 so far this preseason. They host the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday in their season-opener.
>>Rams Face Jags In Final Tuneup
(Jacksonville, FL) -- The Rams are in Jacksonville tonight for their final preseason tuneup against the Jaguars. Head coach Steve Spagnuolo is expected to play the starters sparingly in the fourth and final exhibition game. The Rams have won all three preseason games thus far over the Colts, Titans and Chiefs. They open the regular season a week from Sunday at home against the Eagles.
>>Colts Play Preseason Finale
(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Indianapolis Colts wrap up their preseason slate this evening. The Colts clash with the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Indianapolis is 0-and-3 so far this preseason. On Tuesday, head coach Jim Caldwell said that backup quarterback Kerry Collins would get a lot of playing time to advance his quick study of the playbook. Collins was recently signed out of retirement to backup Peyton Manning. Manning was taken off the physically-unable-to-perform list on Monday. He was rehabbing from his May 23rd neck surgery. The Colts take on the Houston Texans next Sunday at Reliant Stadium in their season-opener.