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Local Sports Roundup 8/31/10
Several games on Tuesday's schedule have been canceled. Check back here or click on "Cancellations" as the list is updated.
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Happ Throws 2-Hitter as Astros Shut Out Cards
HOUSTON (AP) -- J.A. Happ threw a two-hitter and rookie Brett Wallace had a career-high three hits and drove in a run to help the Houston Astros beat the struggling St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Monday night.
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Cut Ups: Cardinals Get New 'Dos
HOUSTON (AP) -- Things have gotten hairy in the St. Louis Cardinals' clubhouse.
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White Sox Open Trip With Win Over Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Manny Ramirez isn't in the middle of Chicago's lineup yet, and the White Sox are already swinging for the playoffs.
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Manny Ramirez Joins White Sox
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Manny Ramirez has officially joined the Chicago White Sox.
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Beckham Hit By Pitch, Bruises Hand
CLEVELAND (AP) -- White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham bruised his right hand when he was struck by a pitch in the seventh inning against the Indians.
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Zambrano Goes 5-Plus as Cubs Rout Pirates
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano allowed one unearned run in 5 1-3 innings and hit a two-run homer to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 14-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
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Cubs Honor Hall of Famer Dawson
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs honored 2010 Hall of Fame inductee Andre Dawson in a pregame ceremony Monday night at Wrigley Field before their game against Pittsburgh.
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Bears LB Briggs Out for Preseason Finale
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs will not play in Thursday's preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns due to a sprained ankle.
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Local Sports Roundup/Schedule 8/30/10
Golf and volleyball on Monday's sports schedule.
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AP Source: Ramirez Expected to Join White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Dodgers are close to sending Manny Ramirez to the Chicago White Sox.
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Wainwright Struggles, Slumping Cardinals Lose
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Adam Wainwright struggled for five innings and the St. Louis Cardinals lost again, falling to Washington 4-2 Sunday and dropping five games behind Cincinnati in the NL Central.
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Fukudome's Error Sends Reds Over Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Kosuke Fukudome's homer tied it in the top of the eighth, but his throwing error in the bottom half of the inning helped Cincinnati rally for a 7-5 victory Sunday that completed the Reds' season-long domination of the Chicago Cubs.
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Rookie Pitcher Gets First Win as Yankees Beat White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie Ivan Nova set aside any worries about a Major League Baseball investigation and earned his first career win, Marcus Thames hit another homer and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Sunday.
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White Sox Retire Thomas' Number
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox gave The Big Hurt a big honor.
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Fan at Sox Game Hit in Head With Line Drive
CHICAGO (AP) -- A fan at U.S. Cellular Field needed medical attention after being struck in the head by a foul ball during the Chicago White Sox's game against the New York Yankees.
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Jordan, Bobcats Make Donation to NC Schools
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Michael Jordan and his Bobcats NBA team will donate $250,000 to middle-school athletics programs in Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city.
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Nats Rout Cardinals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Adam Dunn broke out of a prolonged slump with a homer and five RBIs, helping the Washington Nationals to a 14-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
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Fukudome's HR Sends Cubs Past Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Kosuke Fukudome hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Bronson Arroyo, and the Chicago Cubs finally ended years of futility against the right-hander by beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday night.
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Yankees Powered Past White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- CC Sabathia became the majors' first 18-game winner, Marcus Thames hit two of New York's four homers and the Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 12-9 on Saturday night.
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White Sox Place LHP on DL
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have placed reliever Erick Threets on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left elbow.
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Anderson, Leinart Help Cardinals Beat Bears
CHICAGO (AP) -- Not exactly a dominant performance by Derek Anderson. Not quite redemption, either, for Matt Leinart, but a win for Arizona.
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Franchitti Wins, Power Slips at Chicagoland Indy
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Dario Franchitti's pit strategy gamble paid off, helping him to win a frantic IndyCar series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
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Despite Good Show, IndyCar Might Leave Chicagoland
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- The IndyCar series put on another strong race at Chicagoland Speedway, with the leaders spending much of Saturday night zigzagging in traffic while inches apart at speeds of more than 200 mph.
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Galesburg's Carter Wins First Professional Boxing Fight
A Galesburg man whose name is synonymous with local amateur boxing, made his professional debut Friday night with an impressive win.
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Silver Streaks Open Season With Big Rout -- DOWNLOAD POST GAME REPORT HERE
Galesburg got its football season off to a great start at Van Dyke Field Friday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/27/10
A mix of blowouts and close games dot week 1 of the high school football schedule.
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Garcia Wins 12th, Cards Tops Nate to Stop Skid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the day Stephen Strasburg was declared done for the season, another rookie kept humming along, pitching the St. Louis Cardinals to victory in the ballpark where Strasburg is supposed to rule.
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Report: LaRussa, Pujols to Attend Beck Rally
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and slugger Albert Pujols plan to attend a rally hosted by conservative pundit Glenn Beck on Saturday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
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Jay Bruce Hits 3 Homers as Reds Beat Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jay Bruce homered in three consecutive at-bats, matching his career high with five RBIs, and the first-place Cincinnati Reds extended their two-week playoff surge by beating the Chicago Cubs 7-1 on Friday night.
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