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Nick Bonino scored with 2:33 left to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night.
Matt Carpenter had four hits and scored three times, Carlos Martinez pitched eight innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 on Monday.
We hit the diamond for this Memorial Day edition of SportScene 13. First we hear from the Eau Claire Express as they prepare to open the season on Tuesday.
Plus, more from Carson Park as the Eau Claire Cavaliers face Sparta Miller in an extra inning slug fest.
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Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez homered, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 on Sunday despite losing starter Jordan Zimmermann to a strained groin in the sixth inning.
Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson started the game with back-to-back home runs off Phil Hughes in a three-run first inning, and Marcus Stroman bounced back from his worst major league start to lead the Toronto Blue Jays over the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Sunday.
Noah Syndergaard struck out 11 in seven overpowering innings and Michael Conforto homered to help the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
SportScene 13 for Saturday, May 21st, 2016 includes a host of good match-ups on the prep diamond and inside the circle. In baseball, Eau Claire North traveled to La Crosse for a double dip with Central and Aquinas took on Neillsville. The Warriors were busy, also hosting a softball triangular against Blair-Taylor and Chequamegon. And on the college diamond, the UW-La Crosse baseball team qualifies for its second straight Division III College World Series with a 5-3 victory over St. John's (MN) in the Midwest Regional Championship held at their home ballpark, Copeland Park in La Crosse. Highlights and reaction from the World Series bound Eagles. Finally, the Chippewa Valley Predators hosted the North Iowa Knights in a NEFL-MWFBA crossover game at Carson Park.
Whether at the plate or on the mound, Travis Wood delivered whenever the bases were loaded.
SportScene 13 for Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 featured a light day of prep action as Eau Claire Regis baseball hosted Fall Creek at Carson Park and McDonell Central softball took on Fall Creek at Casper Park.
The Green Bay Packers have signed S Jermaine Whitehead. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the signing Wednesday.
Justin Verlander struck out 10 batters, including the 2,000th of his career, to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Wednesday.
The Thorp softball team is on an impressive run this season, starting 22-0, winning the Western Cloverbelt, and ranked number one in the state in Division 4. In our Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Chance Dickman catches up with the undefeated Cardinals.
SportScene 13 for Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 is jam-packed with prep baseball, softball, girls soccer, boys golf and conference track & field highlights from around the area. The BRC baseball and softball races continue to heat up, plus the undefeated Eau Claire Memorial girls soccer team took on cross-town rival Eau Claire North.
Chase Anderson took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with 8 2/3 strong innings to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Ian Kinsler and J.D. Martinez hit consecutive homers during a seven-run seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Tuesday night as manager Brad Ausmus served a one-game suspension.
SportScene 13 for Monday, May 16th, 2016 features six prep games including a Dairyland Conference battle on the diamond as Eau Claire Immanuel hosted first place Cochrane-Fountain City at Carson Park. And in softball, undefeated Thorp took on Eau Claire Memorial in a non-conference tilt in Thorp.
Nick Castellanos hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers avoided a humiliating loss Monday night, beating the Minnesota Twins 10-8.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is the unanimous winner of the NBA Rookie of the Year award.
Matt Kenseth held off Kyle Larson in a thrilling run down the stretch to win a wreck-filled race Sunday at Dover International Speedway.
Chris Carter hit a towering solo homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, breaking out of a long slump and leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.