High School Baseball
Linn Co. 7
La Plata 2
Missouri State 9
Evansville, Ind. 5
MVC Lady Vikings 3
Peru State 11
MVC Lady Vikings 4
Peru State 12
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams are looking to West Virginia to bulk up their receiving corps. They took Stedman Bailey in the third round, one day after taking Tavon Austin with the eighth overall pick. They also selected Southern California safety T.J. McDonald in round three.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first three draft picks of Andy Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs are all on offense. They took Cincinnati tight end Travis Kelce and Arkansas running back Knile Davis with their two third-round selection. The Chiefs didn’t have a second-round pick, trading it to San Francisco for quarterback Alex Smith.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The top pick in the NFL draft has gotten a hero’s welcome in Kansas City. Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher flew into town yesterday and was met by numerous fans at the airport. He signed autographs, did TV interviews and visited the coaching staff and some of his new Chiefs teammates.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn’s winning streak is now nine games after a dominating outing for the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis got seven innings of one-run ball from Lynn and homers from Carlos Beltran from both sides of the plate. The Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1. The Cardinals will face the Pirates again today with Jake Westbrook on the mound taking on the Pirates’ A.J. Burnett; first pitch at 3:15 p.m.
Rain once again postponed a series opener for the Kansas City Royals Friday as they were set to take on the Cleveland Indians. That game will be made up in a Sunday doubleheader. This evening the Royals will send Ervin Santana to the mound to face the Indians’ Scotty Kazmir; first pitch at 6:10 p.m.