Miles Mikolas (MY'-koh-las) tossed his first career shutout and Tyler O'Neill homered for the third straight game to carry St. Louis past Kansas City, 6-0.
The Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2.
The Cubs were off.
(Champaign--jc) --Illinois junior Bren Spillane was named a semifinalist for the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced Monday. The Golden Spikes Award is presented annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country.Fan voting for the award is open at GoldenSpikesAward.com for two weeks and fans can vote up to 25 times per day. The list of semifinalists also goes to a voting body of more than 200, consisting of baseball media members, select professional baseball personnel, current USA Baseball staff and the 40 previous winners of the award.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Yu Darvish recovered from a shaky start to earn his first win with the Cubs, and Kyle Schwarber hit one of Chicago's three home runs in a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Javier Baez and Ben Zobrist each had a solo shot to help the Cubs take three of four in the series.
Rookie Jack Flaherty struck out 13 and Tyler O'Neill homered to send the Cardinals past the Phillies, 5-1. Flaherty limited the Phils to a pair of hits and one walk over 7 2/3 innings for his first big league victory.
CHICAGO (AP) — Reynaldo Lopez allowed only two hits in a career-high eight innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 3-0 for their first home series win this season.
ROSEMONT, Ill. – The conference office announced the bracket for the 2018 Big Ten Baseball Tournament, held May 23-27 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska The eight-team, double-elimination tournament begins Wednesday, May 23, with first-round games and continues through Sunday’s championship game on May 27. The tournament champion will earn the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.The first pitch of the 2018 Big Ten Tournament will take place at 9 a.m. (CT) Wednesday when No. 3 Michigan takes on sixth-seeded Iowa. Second-seeded Purdue will take the field at 1 p.m. on Wednesday against No. 7 Ohio State. The tournament will continue at 5 p.m. when No. 1 Minnesota plays No. 8 Michigan State. The final game on Wednesday will feature No. 4 Illinois and No. 5 Indiana at 9 p.m.
(Charlotte--jc) Nascar’s All-Star race was held on Saturday. Here is the M-R-N Race Recap…
Welington Castillo furnished a tiebreaking, two-run single while the White Sox scored four unearned runs in the eighth to beat the Rangers, 4-2.
The Braves and Cubs were rained out in Atlanta.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. --Ben Troike and Michael Massey homered and Joey Gerber closed out his 14th save Thursday in the Illinois baseball team's 5-2 win over Nebraska. Gerber tied Tyler Jay's Illinois single-season saves record. Illinois (30-17, 14-8 Big Ten) won for the 30th time this season and moved one step closer in its push to make the NCAA tournament. The Illini could finish anywhere from third to seventh in the Big Ten standings with two games left on the regular season schedule.
(Charlotte--jc) Nascar’s All-Star race is tomorrow night in Charlotte North Carolina. Nascar driver Kyle Larson talks about running and hopefully winning on the mile and a half track…
Nascar Driver Kyle Larson.
You can hear the race live here on WEXG starting at 4-30 tomorrow afternoon.
Cubs catcher Willson Contreras helped Chicago throw out two runners at home plate and another at third base before the Cubs rallied for two runs in the ninth, pulling off a stunning 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
The Minnesota Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1.
Matt Davidson hit a solo homer and a tiebreaking sacrifice fly, helping the Chicago White Sox salvage the finale of their weekend series against the crosstown Cubs with a 5-3 win.
The San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3.
Racing under the lights in the Midwest, Kevin Harvick was looking for his 5th win this season while Chevy drivers were looking for a chance to run up front. MRN was right in front of all the action…
Kevin Harvick’s domination continues as he collected his 5th win this season. The Motor Racing Network will return next Saturday, May 19th, for flag to flag coverage of the All Star Race from Charlotte Motor Speedway starting at 4:30pm here on WEXG.