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  • Brett Kappelman popup turns tide for Naperville Central vs. Lake Park

    Fun in the sun never sounded so good to Naperville Central's Brett Kappelman. With the Redhawks and Lake Park tied at 4-4 with two outs in the sixth inning Saturday, Kappelman popped up the first pitch he saw from Lancers junior right-hander Connor...
  • Cardinals drop Pirates in extra innings, 2-1

    ST. LOUIS Different day, same story. As they did on Friday night, the Cardinals (17-6) tied the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-1 in regulation, then won 2-1 in extra innings on Saturday at Busch Stadium. This time, an announced crowd of 45,095 watched as Matt...
  • Saturday's recap: Twins 5, White Sox 3

    Saturday's recap: Twins 5, White Sox 3
    The summary White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi was charged with five runs on five hits in 41/3 innings Saturday at Target Field on the way to a 5-3 loss to the Twins, the Sox's fourth setback in a row. At the plate Avisail Garcia was 2-for-4 with...
  • Major League Baseball quotes

    Major League Baseball quotes
    "We are gonna do our best to take the crowd out of it early. Wish us luck." ADAM EATON, Chicago White Sox outfielder, joking on Twitter before the White Sox and Baltimore Orioles played the first major league game without spectators. The Orioles,...
  • Saturday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 1

    Saturday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 1
    The summary Previously winless Brewers starter Mike Fiers stifled the Cubs and Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer Saturday for a 6-1 victory that evened the series 1-1 at Wrigley Field. On the mound Fiers (1-3) struck out 12 Cubs over six innings. Cubs...
  • Baseball: Defending 4A champ Providence finding its groove

    Baseball: Defending 4A champ Providence finding its groove
    Providence, according to its coach, laid "two big stinkers." It was the week of April 6, and the defending Class 4A baseball state champions were beaten on consecutive days by Lincoln-Way Central and Naperville Central. Mark Smith, in his ninth season...
  • Ray Toft, Dave Moulis will join Short Track Hall of Fame

    Lake County auto racing legend Ray Toft of Antioch and longtime Wilmot Raceway driver Dave Moulis of Johnsburg are among the Class of 2015 inductees into the Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame. In all, 11 leaders of short track auto racing...
  • Twins back at .500 with 5-3 victory over White Sox

    MINNEAPOLIS Ricky Nolasco's return was a success on Saturday, in part because he brought Torii Hunter and Trevor Plouffe with him. And now the Twins, left for cellar-dwelling after an ugly first week, are a .500 team. Minnesota, 1-6 after losing its home...
  • Tribune/WGN-9 Athlete of the Month: St. Rita baseball player Tyler Halas

    Tribune/WGN-9 Athlete of the Month: St. Rita baseball player Tyler Halas
    St. Rita senior Tyler Halas speaks of baseball as though it's his best friend. He cares more about this sport than just about anything else in life. A Tuesday make-up game under clear skies with a slight breeze and about 50 people in attendance is the...
  • Former player seeks solution for NFL's concussion problem

    Former NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington looks at Saturday's sports schedule and doesn't see such a spectacular lineup. He worries that unless the league gets a grip on preventing and treating concussions, someday, the NFL will look a lot like...
  • Angels Manager Mike Scioscia would like to see changes in replay system

    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia would like to see changes in replay system
    Mike Scioscia admitted he had “no recourse” when it came to an instant-replay system that didn’t seem to work as it should Friday night, when a call on a force play at second base that clearly looked wrong was not overturned. But the...