Sports News, 06-05-19

LEXINGTON (06/05/19) — The Breckinridge County Fighting Tiger baseball scheduled for their State Tournament quarterfinal game this afternoon against Beechwood at the Whittaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington. Beechwood advanced with a semi-state win over Montgomery County on Saturday. Coverage of today’s game on WXBC begins just before 4:30 this afternoon.

UNDATED (AP) _ Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes. The loss snapped the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak after sweeping the Chicago Cubs over the weekend.

UNDATED (AP) _ Austin Riley and Josh Donaldson hit three-run home runs in consecutive innings, and the Atlanta Braves rallied for a 12-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Riley sent a slider from Kyle Crick 341 feet over the wall in right field for his ninth home run of the season, turning a 5-3 deficit into a one-run lead in the seventh inning.

UNDATED (06/04/19) — Other National League results from Tuesday: San Francisco beat the Mets, 9-3…Miami 16, Milwaukee 0…the Cubs doubled up Colorado, 6-3…the Dodgers blanked Arizona, 9-0 and Philadelphia over San Diego, 9-6.

TORONTO – Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer as part of a four-run fifth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays’ offense ignited to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Tuesday. Other American League scores: Cleveland tops Minnesota, 5-2… Detroit 9, Tampa Bay 6…Boston beats Kansas City, 8-3… Baltimore out slugs Texas, 12-11…Oakland 4, the L.A Angels 2 and Houston over Seattle, 11-5.

UNDATED (AP) _ Stephen Strasburg earned his 100th career victory, Anthony Rendon homered and drove in five runs and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Chicago White Sox 9-5.

UNDATED (AP) — The Big Ten and Southeastern conferences will be heading to Las Vegas for bowl season in upcoming years. The two leagues will take turns sending a team to face the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar stadium for the NFL’s Raiders in 2020.

NEW YORK (AP) — Tacitus was made the slight favorite over Preakness winner War of Will in a Belmont Stakes that wraps up a whacky Triple Crown. Tacitus and War of Will got the outside No. 10 and 9 post positions, respectively, in the draw at Citi Field, but those should not be a problem in the 1 1/2-mile race on Saturday at Belmont Park.