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Torres Gets Slam, Giants Whip Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner won his second straight after losing his first six decisions and Andres Torres gave the National League's worst offense a big boost with his first career grand slam in the San Francisco Giants' 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Monday.
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Keppinger, Towles Lift Astros Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Keppinger and J.R. Towles homered and the Houston Astros rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 12-7 Monday afternoon.
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Soriano Leaves Game with Strained Thigh Muscle
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano left Monday's game against the Houston Astros after straining his left quadriceps after trying to beat out a grounder in the first inning.
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Peavy Has Solid Effort in White Sox's Win
BOSTON (AP) -- Alexei Ramirez and Carlos Quentin each had a pair of RBIs in a four-run sixth inning as the Chicago White Sox snapped Jon Lester's seven-game winning streak and beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Monday night.
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Champs of Free Agency, Heat Seek Much Bigger Win
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James and Dwyane Wade joked often, smiled easily, answered thoughtfully.
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Blackhawks Sign Three
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Alexander Salak to a two year contract and forwards Byron Froese and David Gilbert to three year deals.
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Canucks Bring Unique Flair to Canada's Cup Chase
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Whenever a Canadian team reaches the Stanley Cup finals, the entire nation traditionally jumps on its bandwagon.
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Federer Reaches Semifinals, Djokovic is Next
PARIS (AP) -- Roger Federer made his way back into the French Open semifinals Tuesday, and he'll now get a chance to end Novak Djokovic's perfect season.
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Bartoli Tops Kuznetsova to Reach French Open Semis
PARIS (AP) -- Marion Bartoli beat two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6 (4), 6-4 on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the French Open.
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Wheldon Takes $2.6 Million for Indy 500 Win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Dan Wheldon received $2,567,255 for winning the Indianapolis 500.
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Iannetta Hits 2 Homers, Helps Rockies Rout Cards
DENVER (AP) -- Chris Iannetta homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs and Juan Nicasio pitched seven solid innings in his major league debut as the scuffling Colorado Rockies routed the St. Louis Cardinals 15-4 on Saturday night.
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Maholm and Four HRs Lead Bucs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Maholm pitched a three-hitter and Ronny Cedeno, Lyle Overbay, Chris Snyder and Andrew McCutchen each homered Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Chicago Cubs 10-0.
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Cubs Activate RHP Wells, Option RHP Coleman
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs activated right-hander Randy Wells from the 15-day disabled list and sent him to the mound to start against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Patterson Hits Walkoff Homer for Blue Jays in 14th
TORONTO (AP) -- Corey Patterson hit a game-ending homer in the 14th inning, Jose Bautista connected for his major league-leading 20th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 9-8 on Saturday.
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Kenseth Passes Edwards to Win Nationwide Race
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Matt Kenseth passed Roush Fenway Racing teammate Carl Edwards with two laps to go and hung on to win Saturday's Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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LeBron 'Gracious, Humbled' by Jordan Comparison
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James says he's flattered by Scottie Pippen saying the Miami forward ``may be the greatest player to ever play the game.''
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Canucks Ready for Bruins in Stanley Cup Final
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The Canucks finally have an opponent for next week's Stanley Cup final, though the Boston Bruins are hardly a familiar foe.
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5-28-11 Sports Update:
United Girls Softball Team wins Sectional Championship
Moline beats Pekin in the Boys Class 4A Regional at Galesburg

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Local Sports Round Up 5/28/11
Local scores from a soggy week for spring sports.
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Cards Extend Rockies' Woes with 10-3 Thrashing
DENVER (AP) -- Colby Rasmus went 4 for 5 and drove in three runs with two triples and the St. Louis Cardinals kept Ubaldo Jimenez winless this season with a 10-3 win over the sinking Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
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Correia Pitches Pirates Past Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kevin Correia pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday.
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Escobar Drives in Tiebreaking Run for Blue Jays
TORONTO (AP) -- Yunel Escobar doubled home the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night.
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No. 1 follows No. 2 Out the Door at French Open
PARIS (AP) -- Novak Djokovic did not add to his 41-match winning streak in Friday's play at the French Open.
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Murota Up by 4 at Senior PGA Through 2 Rounds
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Kiyoshi Murota maintained a four-stroke lead after the conclusion of second-round play Saturday morning at the Senior PGA Championship.
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Sabbatini WDs Memorial Amid Suspension Speculation
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Rory Sabbatini has withdrawn from next week's Memorial.
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Canadian Becomes First Women to Earn Men's Tour Card
PARKSVILLE, British Columbia (AP) -- Isabelle Beisiegel has become the first female player to earn a playing card on a men's professional golf tour.
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Step Down Moves Sadler to the Top of the Standings
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Elliott Sadler will be on standby for Paul Menard on Sunday in case the 20 stitches closing a a cut in Menard's foot prevent him from completing the Coca-Cola 600.
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Final Scores 5/27/11
A look at local and national scores from Friday night.
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Final Scores 5/26/11
A look at local and national scores from Thursday night.
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Local Sports Round Up 5/26/11
Some rained shortened games will finish up Thursday night.
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