Sports activities Roundup for Friday, August 5 |  SPORTS

Sports activities Roundup for Friday, August 5 | SPORTS

Berries rank third on the Purdue course

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Logansport women golf group positioned third out of 15 groups on the West Lafayette Invitational on the Pete Dye Ackerman-Allen Course on the Purdue Brick Complicated on Thursday.

“The rain held off and the ladies all stored it underneath 100, inserting only one stroke behind second place,” Logan coach Abby Lundy mentioned.

Reiss Weaver led the Berries with an 88, adopted by Myleigh Moon (91), Sophia Kay (95), Kendra Sutton (98) and Chloe Criminal (99).

Lake Central gained with 342, adopted by Terre Haute South (371), Logan (372), West Lafayette (384), Western (393), Harrison (406), Benton Central (414), Rensselaer (410), Twin Lakes (430), Terre Haute North (430), Lafayette Jeff (434), Northwestern (437), Tipton (440) and McCutcheon (443).

Nootbaar’s single lifts the Cardinals over the Cubs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lars Nootbaar hit a game-tying sacrifice fly within the seventh inning and a game-ending RBI single within the ninth, sending St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday within the opener of a break up doubleheader.

St. Nolan Gorman and Paul Goldschmidt hit back-to-back homers earlier than Nolan Arenado doubled and scored on Nootbaar’s floor ball to middle.

Arenado and Paul DeJong singled within the ninth in opposition to rookie Erich Uelmen (0-1). Nootbaar then drove in Arenado with a line drive to proper on a 2-2 pitch.

Cubs-Cardinals headed to London in June 2023

NEW YORK (AP) — Main League Baseball plans to return to London subsequent 12 months for the primary time since 2019.

The league introduced Thursday that St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs will play a two-game collection on June 24-25, 2023, at London Stadium. The NL Central rivals had been purported to play in London in 2020, however the video games had been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“The Cardinals are excited and honored to be part of the London Collection subsequent 12 months,” Cardinals chairman Invoice DeWitt Jr. mentioned in an announcement. “The Cardinals-Cubs rivalry is likely one of the greatest in sports activities and it is going to be thrilling to deliver it to Europe for a brand new viewers to expertise.”

MLB final performed in London in 2019, when the New York Yankees gained a two-game set in opposition to the Boston Purple Sox in June at London Stadium. These had been additionally the primary MLB common season video games performed in Europe.

Chicago and St. Louis have performed worldwide matches earlier than. The Cubs opened the 2000 season in Tokyo in opposition to the New York Mets and performed a three-game collection in opposition to the Montreal Expos in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2003. The Cardinals performed a two-game set in opposition to Cincinnati in Mexico in 2019.

“The MLB London Collection between the Cubs and Cardinals has been within the works for years now, and we’re excited to lastly deliver one in every of baseball’s biggest rivalries to followers abroad in 2023,” Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts mentioned in an announcement.

The 2023 London Collection is a part of a world plan that was authorised within the March labor settlement between MLB and the gamers’ affiliation. It additionally requires video games in London in 2024 and 2026, France’s first video games in 2025, annual video games in Mexico Metropolis from 2023-26, an Asian opening in 2024 and a Tokyo opening in 2025.

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