The Hannibal Cavemen rallied in the middle innings, but again came up short, losing to the Quincy Gems 9-4 Wednesday night at Clemens Field.
Just about everybody in the Cardinals lineup drove in a run, Michael Wacha was good enough on the mound and St. Louis held off the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Tuesday night to even their four-game, two-city series.
It was another long night for the Hannibal Cavemen pitching staff, as the Gems scored nine runs in the first two innings on their way to an 11-1 win Tuesday in Quincy.
It's summertime and the "livin" is easy and made easier with an ice cream cone in hand. It seems finding places that sell ice cream cones isn't as easy as it used to be. Oh, the fast food places offer soft ice cream cones but there are few locations where you can actually get hard scooped ice cream cones in the area.
Tuesday marked the third anniversary of the longest game in Hannibal Cavemen and Quincy Gems history.
Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan, best remembered for his work as the architect of the 1985 Chicago Bears defense, has died at the age of 82.
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women's game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64.
Danny Duffy matched a career best with eight sharp innings, the Royals kept swinging hot bats and Kansas City routed the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 on Monday night to open a four-game, two-city series.
On Monday morning the Supreme Court announced a 5-3 decision striking down a Texas law that restricted the operations of abortion clinics in the state.
One man is in custody following an early Sunday morning burglary at Grand Pharmacy in Hannibal.