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Jayson Werth hit a home run and robbed one in left field, Gio Gonzalez pitched six-plus innings, and the Washington Nationals defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-4 on Friday night.
Maikel Franco homered twice and Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night.
SportScene 13 for Friday, April 22nd, 2016 includes a meeting on the diamond between rivals, Eau Claire Memorial and Eau Claire North, plus plenty of extra baseball, softball, girls soccer, and boys tennis highlights from around the area.
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night.
Ricky Nolasco struck out seven and allowed five hits over six-plus innings, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a season-opening, seven-game road losing streak by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Thursday.
SportScene 13 for Thursday, April 21st, 2016 is jam-packed with spring sports highlights including a showdown on the pitch between Eau Claire Memorial and Eau Claire North, plus prep baseball, softball, girls soccer, boys golf, and boys tennis action from around the area.
Jason Spezza scored the go-ahead goal with his skate, Ales Hemsky and Patrick Eaves each scored on a second-period power play to give Dallas' lagging special teams a lift, and the Stars defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Wednesday night to push their series lead to 3-1.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired former Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau as coach and president of basketball operations.
Aaron Hill, Chris Carter and Domingo Santana each hit home runs to help Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 10-5 on Wednesday night.
The softball season is young, but already we've seen some outstanding performances. Eau Claire North's Abbey Long hit two home runs and threw a no-hitter in a doubleheader against Menomonie last week, making the Huskies senior the centerpiece of our Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
Badgers basketball player Nigel Hayes may go pro.
SportScene 13 for Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 didn't let the rain ruin the day as we hit the diamond for baseball, the circle for softball, the links for boys golf, and the pitch for girls soccer.
Scooter Gennett hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota 6-5 Tuesday, ending the Twins' four-game winning streak.
The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain.
SportScene 13 for Monday, April 18th, 2016 includes a couple of prep baseball division leaders with Monday conference match-ups, as Elk Mound hosted Mondovi in the Dunn St. Croix and Dairyland leaders, Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran visited Augusta. We also hit the links and the pitch with Cloverbelt Conference meet at Hickory Hills and Regis/McDonell travels to Chippewa Falls in girls soccer.
Jason Pominville had two goals and an assist and the Minnesota Wild roared back from an early two-goal deficit to beat Dallas 5-3 on Monday night and slice the Stars' lead in the Western Conference quarterfinals to 2-1.
When the Green Bay Packers went back to work Monday for the official start of the team's offseason workout program, they saw more of wide receiver Jordy Nelson and less of running back Eddie Lacy.
An area football coach has passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer.
Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia has won the Boston Marathon in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 12 minutes, 45 seconds.
SportScene 13 for Sunday, April 17th, 2016 includes college softball and baseball highlights from Duluth and Menomonie, as UW-Eau Claire visits St. Scholastica (MN) and UW-Stout hosts Wartburg (IA) in a non-conference doubleheader. Also, the Blue Devils round out a two day, four game WIAC series as they play host to UW-Stevens Point.