Illinois Wins First Ever All-Star Baseball Game- Audio
(Hannibal)--Clemens Field was the battleground as the best high school baseball players from West Central Illinois challenged Northeast Missouri Saturday evening. Illinois dominated the inaugural All Star baseball game, scoring early and often to defeat Missouri 9 to 3. Sports Director Bill Shuler had the broadcast on khmoradio.com.
Hear Bill's Game Wrap:
The Missouri team was managed by Mike Crager of Monroe City and the Illinois team was managed by Chris Martin of Quincy Notre Dame.
Kevin and Aaron Peters planned and organized the inaugural All-Star game. Fans hope it will now become an annual event.
Prospect League Baseball:
Quincy Gems take two from the Terre Haute Rex Saturday, 5 to 4 and 3 to 2.
Hannibal Cavemen on the road defeat Springfield Sliders, 6 to 4.
CUBS 6, CARDS 4
CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Garza pitched into the seventh inning for his fifth consecutive win and Alfonso Soriano homered again, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday night. Garza allowed a season-high 10 hits in six and two thirds innings, but held the NL's highest scoring offense to two runs at Wrigley Field.
Hear the Cards and Cubs Sunday on Newstalk 1070 KHMO, pregame at 6:10.
CLEVELAND 5, KC 3
CLEVELAND (AP) - Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first career grand slam, Scott Kazmir pitched into the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the visiting Kansas City Royals 5-3 last night. Chisenhall's homer in the sixth broke open a 1-0 game and hit off the facing of the second deck in right field, landing in Kansas City's bullpen..
WHITE SOX SPLIT DOUBLE HEADER WITH PHILS: BOTH GAMES EXTRA INNINGS
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Alexei Ramirez hit a tiebreaking double in the 11th inning to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 in the opener of yesterday's day-night doubleheader in Philly. Michael Young hit an RBI single with two outs in the 13th inning to lift Philadelphia to a 2-1 victory over the Sox late Saturday night, giving the Phillies a split at home.