Lincoln fell to Adrian 8-6 in the Cole Camp Classic. Devyn Strathman took the loss. Strathman and Corbin Mertgen each had two hits for the Cardinals. Lincoln was also defeated by Crest Ridge 4-1. Brock Young took the loss in that game. Young, Corbin Mertgen, Branigan Roark, and Tyler Angle each had a hit. Lincoln drops to 3-6 on the season. They play at Osceola Monday at 4:30 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – After finding out Jose Reyes likely will be sidelined until the All-Star break, R.A. Dickey won his first game for the Toronto Blue Jays. James Shields was a hard-luck loser for the Royals, pitching a two-hitter with six strikeouts and three walks in the 3-2 loss at Kaufman Stadium.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright threw a four-hitter and drove in two runs with three hits, and the St. Louis Cardinals shut out the Milwaukee Brewers for the second straight game with a 8-0 victory yesterday. Cardinals pitchers have thrown three straight shutouts overall and worked 32 consecutive scoreless innings during a 4-1 homestand heading into the finale today.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart to win Saturday’s Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. It was the second time this season, and eighth time in his career, that Busch won Cup and Nationwide races in the same weekend. Martin Truex Jr. was second, followed by Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle.