The Salem Tiger Tennis Team will be at Houston today to face the Tigers in SCA competition starting at 4:00.
Skip Schumaker went 3-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Cincinnati Reds, 7-5, in the rubber match of a three-game set at Busch Stadium. Aaron Miles, Scott Spiezio and Adam Kennedy each went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Cardinals. Randy Keisler gave up six hits and four runs in just 3 1/3 innings of work. Russ Springer (1-0) tossed a scoreless sixth inning to pick up the win, while Jason Isringhausen worked the ninth to pick up his sixth save of the season. Chris Duncan, who pinch-hit in the eighth and doubled, was originally scheduled to start but was scratched after he took a fall at home. Duncan received 12 stitches at a local hospital and arrived at the ballpark ten minutes before game time. The Cards play the Chicago Cuns this weekend starting tonight at 7:00 and you can hear the game on KSMO Radio.
Mike Redmond's RBI single in the 11th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals to earn a split in their two-game set. Greinke tossed seven shutout innings for the Royals, who have dropped three of four. Greinke allowed only four hits, while walking four and striking out one. Todd Wellemeyer allowed three hits and the game-winning run in one-third of an inning. The Royals will face Seattle tonight.
Major League Baseball Scores:
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 3
Washington 4, Philadelphia 2
Arizona 7, San Diego 4
San Francisco 5, LA Dodgers 4
Cleveland 9, Texas 4
Toronto 6, NY Yankees 0
Seattle 4, Oakland 2
LA Angels 11, Tampa Bay 3
Boston 5, Baltimore 2
Detroit at Chicago White Sox, pstpnd
The St. Louis Rams acquired wide receiver/kick returner Dante Hall from the Kansas City Chiefs for a fifth- round selection in the 2007 NFL draft on Wednesday. Hall returned 53 kickoffs for a 22.8-yard average and 27 punts for an 8.9-yard average and one touchdown in 2006. He also caught 26 passes for two touchdowns.
Funeral services for Grover A. Mosher of St. James, age 97, will be held this morning at 10:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in St. James. Interment will be in the High Gate Baptist Cemetery in High Gate, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to the First Church of God in St. James.
Funeral services for Eileen “MeMe” Cape of Steelville, age 87, will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be tonight from 4:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Hibler Cemetery in Steelville.
Funeral services for Angela Anna Piazza of St. James, age 87, will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Rosati, Missouri. A special prayer service will be held tonight at 5:45 with visitation following from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James.
Funeral services for Esther C. Donal of Steelville, age 81, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be tonight from 3:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
Funeral services for James Scott McBride of California, formerly of St. James will be held Saturday afternoon at 3:00 at the James & Gahr Chapel in St. James. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Double Springs Cemetery in Maben, Missouri.