High School Baseball
The Class 1 District 10 Baseball games Friday night at New Franklin School were postponed till this afternoon and evening. Calvary Lutheran will take on Jamestown at 4 p.m. and Bunceton will face off with Prairie Home at 6 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —The New York Yankees lone series in Kansas City this season has begun with a rout. Lyle Overbay and Ichiro Suzuki hit two-run homers and starter Wade Davie and reliever Bruce Chen struggled for the Royals in their 11-6 loss. Davis gave up seven runs in five-plus innings. Yankees manager Joe Girardi got his 500th win in pinstripes. The royals will dust themselves off and go at it again against the Yanks with James Shields on the mound facing off against lefty Andy Pettitte; first pitch at 6:10 this evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shelby Miller has recorded not just the most dominant performance of his St. Louis Cardinals career but one of the best in baseball this season. He gave up a leadoff single, then retired 27 in a row for a complete game shutout. The Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0. It was the fewest hits allowed by a St. Louis pitcher since Bud Smith’s no-hitter in 2001. The Cardinals will put Adam Wainright on the mound this afternoon against Rockies hurler Jhoulys Chacin; first pitch at 1:15.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings will be defending their NHL title for at least one more round in the playoffs. The Kings knocked off the St. Louis Blues 2-1 yesterday. Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period. The Kings won the series four games to two. This is the second year in a row the Kings have eliminated St. Louis from the playoffs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top overall pick Eric Fisher was among the players who attended the opening of the Kansas City Chiefs minicamp yesterday. The offensive tackle out of Central Michigan is expected to play right tackle if Branden Albert stays with the team and left tackle if he doesn’t. Also in camp was Tyler Bray, an undrafted free agent quarterback from Tennessee.