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High School football scoreboard for 8/31/12
Scores from Week #2
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Pirates Top Cardinals
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez stayed hot, blasting his 26th homer of the season and driving in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 5-0 victory over St. Louis on Wednesday night.
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Brewers Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Fiers tossed 7 1/3 solid innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday, their eighth straight victory against Chicago.
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White Sox Pound Saunders in Win Over Orioles
BALTIMORE (AP) -- White Sox rookie Dylan Axelrod took a three-hitter into the eighth inning and Chicago spoiled the Baltimore debut of Joe Saunders, scoring seven runs off the left-hander in an 8-1 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night.
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White Sox Make 5 Moves
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have purchased the contract of infielder Jose Lopez from Triple-A Charlotte and placed backup catcher Tyler Flowers on the paternity leave list.
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WIU's Crump Joins Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have placed linebacker Dom DeCicco on the waived/injured list and signed receiver Terriun Crump.
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Northwestern Adds Player
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern has added 6-foot-10 walk-on Aaron Liberman for the upcoming season.
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AP NewsBreak: Favre Attorneys Take Aim at Racy Claims
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brett Favre's lawyers say he shouldn't have to respond to some embarrassing claims about his personal life that two massage therapists are making in a New York lawsuit.
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Molina Out After Collision
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals held catcher Yadier Molina out of the lineup on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates a day after injuring his back, neck and shoulder in a violent home plate collision with Pittsburgh second baseman Josh Harrison.
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Pirates Rough Up Cardinals
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez homered twice and drove in four runs, James McDonald scattered two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beats the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 on Tuesday night.
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3-Run HR Helps Brewers Top Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Bianchi hit a three-run shot for his first big league homer, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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Orioles Shut Out White Sox
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Chris Tillman allowed one hit over seven innings, Nick Markakis drove in three runs and the Baltimore Orioles defeated Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 6-0 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
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Illinois B-Ball Schedule Shaping Up with Hawaii Dates
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The University of Illinois will play a non-conference schedule that includes Colgate, Hawaii and Gonzaga as well as previously announced matchups against Georgia Tech and Auburn.
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2014 MLB All-Star Game Goes to Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Commissioner Bud Selig says the 2014 All-Star game is coming to Minnesota because "this is the right thing to do and this is the right place to be."
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Cubs' Starlin Castro Gets 7-Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs and shortstop Starlin Castro have agreed to a seven-year contract with a club option for 2020.
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White Sox Put Floyd on DL, Recall Axelrod
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have put right-handed starter Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow flexor strain.
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Holliday HR's to Lead Cards Over Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking home run and Kyle Lohse won his eighth consecutive decision, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
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5 HR's for Brewers in Win Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez hit two of Milwaukee's five homers to lead the Brewers to a 15-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.
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Cubs, A's Make Trade
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher and first baseman Blake Lalli.
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Orioles Get Past White Sox
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Nate McLouth hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, Lew Ford also connected and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the White Sox 4-3 on Monday night, ending Chicago's six-game winning streak.
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AP Source: MLB, ESPN Extend TV Contract
NEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deal says Major League Baseball and ESPN have extended their television contract through 2021.
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Beckman: Illini Depth to be Tested by Broncos
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- First-year Illinois coach Tim Beckman expects one of the biggest questions about his new team will come up right away in Saturday's opener at home against Western Michigan.
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Rams Make Cuts
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Wide receiver Danario Alexander, a star at Missouri who has not been able to stay on the field in the NFL, has been waived/injured by the St. Louis Rams.
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Jets, Rams Make Trade
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Jets have acquired Jason Smith from the St. Louis Rams for Wayne Hunter in a swap of disappointing right tackles.
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Rams Have Plenty to Clean Up in Week 4
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A short week might be of some benefit to the St. Louis Rams heading into their preseason finale. There's less time to let the problems fester from Week 3.
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Packers Place LB Bishop on Injured Reserve
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have placed linebacker Desmond Bishop on injured reserve, ending his season.
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Holliday Powers Cardinals Past Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Matt Holliday had four hits and four RBIs to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday.
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Finally, a Win for Volstad as Cubs Beat Rockies
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Volstad ended a 24-start winless streak Sunday, allowing three hits in 6 2/3 strong innings for his first victory in 13 months as the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 in a game shortened to eight innings by rain.
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Flowers' HR for White Sox Beats Rain, Mariners
CHICAGO (AP) -- Tyler Flowers hit a go-ahead homer just before the final downpour and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 in a rain-shortened game Sunday for their sixth straight victory.
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Bears' Hardin Goes on IR
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears placed rookie safety Brandon Hardin on injured reserve and also put wide receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list on Sunday.
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