The Salem Tigers improved to 8-4 on the year with a 7-3 win over the Houston Tigers with some key two out RBI hits by Brad Lewis, Andrew Karr and Solomon McNeal. Grant Gordon gave up three runs in six innings of work as he struck out nine and walked three in getting the win. Salem finished with 12 hits on the game with Brad Lewis getting three hits while Brandon Plank, Gordon and C. J. Smith each had two hits. Salem finished their SCA season with a 5-2 record. They will be in the Stoutland Tournament against Stoutland and the School of the Osage on Thursday.
The Salem Tigers Golf Team will be in action today at St. James starting at 9:00 this morning.
The Salem Jr. High Track Teams will host the Salem Open today starting at 4:00 at the high school football field.
The St. Louis Cardinals had the day off before beginning a three game set with Cincinnati starting tonight at 7:00. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio.
Paul Konerko hit a pair of two-run homers and drove in five runs as the White Sox downed the Kansas City Royals, 7-4, at Kauffman Stadium. Mark Buehrle (2-0) yielded three runs on five hits with one walk and four strikeouts in seven innings. Kansas City starter Gil Meche allowed three runs on eight hits, while walking none and striking out three. Meche's three earned runs were the first he's allowed in 22 innings. Jimmy Gobble (0-1), who allowed Thome's double leading off the eighth, took the loss. John Buck belted a two-run homer for the Royals, who have dropped two of their last three. Kansas City's bullpen is now 0-6 with six blown saves in 10 tries. The Royals and White Sox play again tonight.
Major League Baseball Scores:
Oakland 6, Baltimore 5
Toronto 7, Boston 3
Seattle 5, Texas 4
Cleveland 7, Minnesota 3 (12 inngs)
Detroit 9, LA Angels 5
Tampa Bay 10, NY Yankees 8
Florida 8, Atlanta 7
NY Mets 6, Colorado 1
Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 4 (12 inngs)
Philadelphia 11, Houston 4
Graveside services for Mabel S. Lanning of Rolla, age 92, will be held this morning at 9:00 at the Rolla City Cemetery in Rolla.
Funeral services for Wanda McKay of St. James will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Interment will be in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Maries County.
Funeral services for Freida May Fierce of Steelville, age 58, will be held today at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Martin Cemetery in Cherryville.
Funeral services for Emery E. Hawkins of Rolla, age 81, will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Ozark Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or Calvary Assembly of God.
Funeral services for Lionel Madore of Salem, age 88, will be held at a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Larry Jethel McMillen of Salem, age 57, are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary.