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Colon's 5-Hitter Leads A's Past White Sox 3-0
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Bartolo Colon tossed a five-hitter a week after turning 40, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Friday night in a game that took only 2 hours, 14 minutes.
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Giants-Cardinals Postponed By Rain
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants was postponed Friday night because of rain.
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Mitchell Boggs Sent to Triple-A Memphis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals optioned pitcher Mitchell Boggs to Triple-A Memphis and called up rookie Keith Butler.
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Parr's 2 HRs Help Lead Illinois Past Georgia Tech
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jordan Parr hit two home runs to lead Illinois to a 6-4 win over Georgia Tech in an NCAA regional Friday.
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Royals Rally to Beat Cards 4-2 end 8-game Skid
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Jeff Francoeur and Eric Hosmer combined for three RBIs in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen and the Kansas City Royals spoiled Michael Wacha's almost spotless debut, snapping an eight-game losing streak with a soggy 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
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Pitcher Wood Hits Grand Slam in Cubs' 8-3 Win
CHICAGO (AP)--Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a fourth-inning grand slam off Jake Peavy and allowed two runs in six innings to lead the way in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Wrigley Field on Thursday.
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Cardinals Add Wacha Option Blazek to Minors
ST. LOUIS (AP)--The St. Louis Cardinals purchased the contract of pitcher Michael Wacha to make his major league debut against the Royals.
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Cubs Call Up Putnam from Triple-A Iowa
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Cubs called up right-handed pitcher Zach Putnam from Triple-A Iowa Thursday and sent down right-handed pitcher Alex Burnett to the minor league club.
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Local Sports 5/30/13
The season ends for the Silver Streaks Baseball Team.
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Seabrook's OT Goal Lifts Blackhawks Past Red Wings
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard's glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.
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Cardinals Rally in 8th, Beat Royals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pinch hitter Daniel Descalso hit a two-run single with the bases loaded to snap an eighth-inning tie and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Kansas City Royals with a 5-3 victory on Wednesday night.
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Cardinals Prospect Wacha Confident About Call-Up
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Wacha has some tough acts to follow, given St. Louis Cardinals rookie pitchers have already combined for 12 victories.
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Cubs Pound White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dioner Navarro hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career, connecting from both sides of the plate at Wrigley Field on Wednesday and leading the Chicago Cubs over the White Sox 9-3.
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Illinois Adds 2 to Basketball Roster
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has made the transfers official of Western Michigan forward Darius Paul and Oregon State guard Ahmad Starks.
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Local Sports 5/29/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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U of I Trustees Approve Extension, Raise for Groce
CHICAGO (AP) -- University trustees have signed off on a $200,000 annual raise and contract extension for Illinois basketball coach John Groce.
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Navarro Hits 3 HRs, Cubs Pound White Sox 9-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dioner Navarro hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career, connecting from both sides of the plate at Wrigley Field on Wednesday and leading the Chicago Cubs over the White Sox 9-3.
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U of I Approves Arena Deal with State Farm
CHICAGO (AP)--University of Illinois trustees have signed off on the deal that will change the name of the Assembly Hall arena in Champaign to the State Farm Center in exchange for $60 million for the company.
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Beltran, Lyons Lead Cardinals Past Royals, 4-1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)--Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer against his former team, rookie Tyler Lyons made another dazzling start and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Kansas City 4-1 on Tuesday night for the Royals' 10th consecutive home defeat.
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Local Sports 5/28/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Red Wings, Blackhawks Prepare For Game 7
CHICAGO (AP) -- You know it's a big game when The Rolling Stones is the opening act.
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Cardinals To Start Prize Rookie Wacha on Thursday
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals will promote top pitching prospect Michael Wacha to start in his major league debut Thursday against the Kansas City Royals.
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Samardzija Dominates as Cubs Blank White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Samardzija threw a complete game, two-hit shutout and Julio Borbon hit a two-run home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 7-0 on Monday.
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Red Wings Hoping to Avoid Another Trip to Chicago
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock says he hopes the team's next trip is to California.
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Cards Beat Dodgers in Rubber Game
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Carpenter drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single and Pete Kozma hit a three-run double against Clayton Kershaw, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in the rubber game of their series.
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Cubs Rally from 4-Run Deficit; Top Reds 5-4 in 10
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and Welington Castillo had a go-ahead double in the 10th, helping the Chicago Cubs rally from a four-run deficit in a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday that stopped a season-high, six-game losing streak.
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White Sox Beat Marlins to Complete Sweep
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dayan Viciedo and Alex Rios each threw out a runner at the plate, and the Chicago White Sox beat Alex Sanabia and the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Sunday to sweep their weekend series.
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White Sox Trade Minor Leaguer to Rockies
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies have acquired minor league infielder Drew Garcia in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.
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Harvick Pulls to Win Coca-Cola 600
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick pulled away from Kasey Kahne on a restart with 11 laps left to win the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in three seasons, a race stopped nearly 30 minutes Sunday night when a TV camera support rope snapped.
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Kanaan Finally Wins Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tony Kanaan has finally won the Indianapolis 500.
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