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(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/7/2015

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July 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.

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Area baseball scores from Mon., 7/6/15

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July 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BASEBALL SCORES
Atlantic 15-3, Shenandoah 0-1 (game 2 8 inns)
Glenwood 5, Lewis Central 0
Sioux City East 7, Thomas Jefferson 1

Regional Softball Scores from Mon., 7/6/15

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July 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

REGIONAL SOFTBALL
Class 1-A
Region 7
Fremont-Mills 17, Nishnabotna 2
Essex 15, East Mills 14
Stanton 9, Sidney 2
Griswold vs. CAM — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
Exira-EHK 16, Orient-Macksburg 0
Lenox vs. Bedford – POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
Region 8
Woodbine vs. Whiting — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
Boyer Valley vs. West Harrison — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
Riverside 4, Ar-We-Va 0
Newell-Fonda 17, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0
Guthrie Center vs. Adair-Casey — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm and MOVED to Panorama High School due to flooding.

Class 2-A
Region 8
Southwest Valley vs. Audubon — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
Tri-Center 12, Underwood 0 (5-innings)

Royals put Moustakas on bereavement list, recall Cuthbert

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July 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list and recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha. Moustakas left in the sixth inning of Sunday’s victory over Minnesota. This is the second time he’s been placed on the family medical emergency list.

The 22-year-old Cuthbert, who signed as an undrafted free agent in 2009, is making his first appearance on the 25-man roster. He hit .256 with eight homers and 33 RBIs for Omaha after playing most of last season at Double-A Northwest Arkansas, where he was a Texas League all-star. Cuthbert has split time between third base, first base and designated hitter.

 

Lackey outduels Lester, leads Cardinals to 6-0 win over Cubs

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July 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

CHICAGO (AP) — John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a no-hitter into the seventh. Signed to a six-year, $155 million deal over the offseason, Lester (4-7) remained winless in nine straight starts since beating Pittsburgh on May 16. He allowed two hits and two unearned runs while striking out eight for Chicago.

Lester’s bid for his second career no-hitter ended with one out in the seventh when Kris Bryant couldn’t handle Jhonny Peralta’s sharp grounder in back of third base.

The Chicago defense then let Lester down when Bryant’s throw to second on a Jason Heyward grounder went into right field. That was followed by Yadier Molina’s run-scoring sacrifice fly to right, and Kolten Wong’s RBI single to left that put St. Louis ahead 2-0.

 

Monday First Round Girls Regional Softball Schedule (Updated for weather)

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July 6th, 2015 by Jim Field

Class 1-A
Region 7
@ Tabor : Fremont-Mills vs. Nishnabotna (5:30)
@ Sidney: Essex vs. East Mills (5:30)
@ Sidney: Sidney vs. Stanton (7:15)
@ Griswold: Griswold vs. CAM (7:00)  — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
@ Kimballton: Exira/EHK vs. Orient-Macksburg (5:30)
@ Lenox: Lenox vs. Bedford (7:00)

Region 8
@ Woodbine: Woodbine vs. Whiting (7:00) — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
@ Dow City: Boyer Valley vs. West Harrison (7:00) — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
@ Macedonia: Riverside vs. Ar-We-Va (7:00)
@ Fonda: Newell-Fonda vs. Coon Rapids-Bayard (7:00)
@ Guthrie Center: Guthrie Center vs. Adair-Casey (7:00) — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 and MOVED to Panorama High School due to flooding. Start time 7:15 pm

Class 2-A
Region 8
@ Corning: Southwest Valley vs. Audubon (7:00) — POSTPONED to Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm
@ Underwood: Underwood vs. Tri-Center (7:00)

2015 IHSBCA Baseball Rankings Week 5 – FINAL 1-A and 2-A Rankings

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July 6th, 2015 by Jim Field

Class 4-A
1. Waukee
2. Cedar Rapids Jefferson
3. Johnston
4. Dowling Catholic
5. Cedar Rapids Prairie
6. Sioux City East
7. Southeast Polk
8. Cedar Rapids Kennedy
9. Linn-Mar
10. Lewis Central

Others: West Des Moines Valley; Davenport Central; Sioux City North; Cedar Falls; Iowa City West

Class 3-A
1. Pella
2. Waverly-Shell Rock
3. Davenport Assumption
4. West Delaware
5. Knoxville
6. Gilbert
7. Williamsburg
8. Spirit Lake
9. Oskaloosa
10. Harlan

Others: Saydel; Boone; Spencer

Class 2-A
1. Cascade
2. Wilton
3. Beckman Catholic
4. Columbus Catholic
5. South Winneshiek
6. Clear Lake
7. Hinton
8. New Hampton
9. Monticello
10. Ogden

Others: Des Moines Christian; Treynor; Hampton-Dumont; Alburnett; Northeast, Goose Lake

Class 1-A
1. Newman Catholic
2. Van Buren Community
3. Lisbon
4. Pleasantville
5. Martensdale-St. Marys
6. Coon Rapids-Bayard
7. Don Bosco
8. Exira/EHK
9. West Sioux
10. LeMars Gehlen Catholic

Others: St. Mary’s, Remsen; Twin Cedars; North Tama; Bishop Garrigan, Algona

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/6/2015

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July 6th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.

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Cardinals place Jaime Garcia on 15-day DL

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July 6th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis left-hander Jaime Garcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain. Garcia, who missed his previous scheduled start, suffered the injury running the bases on June 24 at Miami. Garcia is 3-3 with a 1.69 ERA in seven starts.

Left-hander Tim Cooney has been recalled from Class A Peoria and will start on Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. He was 6-4 with a 2.74 ERA in 14 starts at Triple-A Memphis. Garcia threw a side session on Saturday and came back sore.

 

Pham hits 1st MLB homer and drives in 3, Cards top Padres

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July 5th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie outfielder Tommy Pham homered, doubled and drove in three runs, leading Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Diego Padres 3-1 Sunday. The Cardinals improved to a majors-best 31-11 at home with their second successive win following a four-game losing streak. San Diego has lost five of seven.

Pham was called up from Triple-A Friday and starred in his third big league start. He hit his first homer, a two-run drive off Ian Kennedy (4-8) in the third. Pham doubled home Lynn in the fifth. Lynn (6-4) gave up three hits and one unearned run in seven innings. He also doubled and singled for his first career multihit game and scored twice.

Lynn struck out eight and retired 11 in a row at one point. He has not lost in his last six starts. Kevin Siegrist recorded his fourth save in six chances. Closer Trevor Rosenthal was unavailable after pitching in three successive games.