Sports – Saturday May 25th

| May 25, 2013 | 6:49 am
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College Softball

Missouri Tiger softball fell short of a seventh Women’s College World Series by losing to the Washington Huskies, 1-0 Friday afternoon, in game two of the NCAA Super Regional matchup.  The first loss was Thursday when the Tigers fell 2-1. Chelsea Thomas ends her two time all American career at Mizzou as the all-time leader in career wins with 111.

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MLB

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance Lynn only gave up two hits over six innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Dodgers 7-0 in Los Angeles. David Freese and Allen Craig each homered and drove in three runs. Last night’s win was the NL Central-leading Cardinals’ third in a row. The Cardinals will try to lock up the series in game two against the Dodgers with John Gast on the mound facing off against lefty Ted Lily; first pitch at 6:15 p.m.

National League

Friday’s Games

Washington 5, Philadelphia 2

Cincinnati 7, Chicago Cubs 4

N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 5, tie, 8 innings, susp., rain

Chicago White Sox 4, Miami 3, 11 innings

Milwaukee 2, Pittsburgh 1

Arizona 5, San Diego 2

Colorado 5, San Francisco 0

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Royals 5-2 in Kansas City to extend their winning streak to six games. Trout had two hits, stole his eleventh base and scored two runs last night. Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning, allowing two runs and five hits. Luke Hochevar took the loss. The Royals will have to find a way to get a win as they put top of the rotation starter Jeremy Guthrie on the mound this afternoon against the Angels’ Billy Buckner; first pitch inside Kauffman Stadium at 1:10 p.m.

American League

Friday’s Games

Baltimore 10, Toronto 6

Detroit 6, Minnesota 0

Boston 8, Cleveland 1

N.Y. Yankees 9, Tampa Bay 4

Oakland 6, Houston 5

Texas 9, Seattle 5

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NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Menards is sticking with Richard Childress Racing.

RCR announced the home improvement store signed a multi-year partnership renewal to back the No. 27 Sprint Cup series car driven by Paul Menard.

Menards first signed on with RCR in 2011. Childress said it was great to have Menard back as driver and Slugger Labbe return as crew chief so the program could build on the promise it’s shown the past few seasons. Menard drove the car to win in the 2011 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He’s tied for 10th in points standings this season.

Menard said he and all his family were happy to continue their relationship and growth with RCR.

Menard will start 22nd in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

 

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