Taylorville Daily News Sports http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2014-07-23T02:48:45Z Cardinals Begin Series With Rays <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136524" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7211473815-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>(St. Louis, MO)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The&nbsp;Cardinals&nbsp;will send Adam Wainwright to the hill tonight against the Rays in a short two-game series.&nbsp; Lance Lynn will get the ball tomorrow night.&nbsp; St. Louis took two games from the Dodgers in th... 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136524 Cubs Open Series Against Padres <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136523" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7211473818-cubs.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>(Chicago, IL)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Cubs are back home to start a three-game series with the Padres tonight at Wrigley Field.&nbsp; Chicago sends Kyle Hendricks to the mound for his second start.&nbsp; He allowed four runs in six innings in his first ou... 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136523 Sale, White Sox edge Royals <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136522" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7211473820-whitesox.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Chicago,&nbsp; IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Dunn hit a two-run single in the first&nbsp;inning&nbsp; and&nbsp; Chris Sale did&nbsp; the rest&nbsp; as the Chicago&nbsp;White&nbsp;Sox eked past the&nbsp;struggling Kansas City Royals, 3-1, in the opene... 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136522 Gonzalez, Dodgers drop Cardinals <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136351" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7211473815-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>St.&nbsp; Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead RBI single&nbsp;in&nbsp; the&nbsp; top of the&nbsp; ninth inning&nbsp; and the Los&nbsp; Angeles Dodgers topped the St.&nbsp;Louis&nbsp;Cardinals, 4-3, to salvage a three-game s... 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136351 Peralta, D-backs sweep Cubs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136350" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7211473818-cubs.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Phoenix,&nbsp; AZ&nbsp; (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; David Peralta&nbsp; drove in&nbsp; two runs for the&nbsp;Arizona&nbsp; Diamondbacks, who&nbsp; used a 3-2 victory to complete a three-game series&nbsp;sweep of the Chicago&nbsp;Cubs on Sunday.&nbsp;... 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136350 Astros erupt for 11 runs in win over ChiSox <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136349" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7211473820-whitesox.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Chicago,&nbsp; IL (SportsNetwork.com)&nbsp; - Matt Dominguez homered, drove in four runs&nbsp;and&nbsp; sparked the&nbsp; four-run seventh inning that gave the Houston Astros an 11-7&nbsp;win over the Chicago&nbsp;White&nbsp;Sox in Sunday's series fi... 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136349 Holliday, Cards edge Dodgers <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136194" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7191490559-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Coverage of today's Cards and Dodgers game can be heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM beginning at 2:35pm. St.&nbsp; Louis, MO&nbsp; (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; Matt Holliday&nbsp; smacked a&nbsp; two-run homer&nbsp;among&nbsp; his&nbsp; two hits and&nbsp; ... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136194 3-run 6th propels D-backs past Cubs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136193" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7191490601-cubs.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Phoenix,&nbsp; AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Didi Gregorius hit a go-ahead RBI single as&nbsp;part&nbsp; of a&nbsp; three-run sixth&nbsp; inning and&nbsp; the Arizona&nbsp; Diamondbacks topped&nbsp; the&nbsp;Chicago&nbsp;Cubs, 5-4, in the opener of a thre... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136193 ChiSox rally past Astros <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136192" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7191490601-whitesox.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Chicago,&nbsp; IL (SportsNetwork.com)&nbsp; - Tyler&nbsp; Flowers' seventh-inning&nbsp; RBI double&nbsp;lifted&nbsp; the&nbsp; Chicago&nbsp;White&nbsp;Sox to&nbsp; a 3-2 win&nbsp; over the&nbsp; Houston Astros in the&nbsp;opener of a three-game set f... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136192 Brewers beat Cards, take first place in NL Central at break <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=135496" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7141474228-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Carlos Gomez went 3-for-4 with two RBI and&nbsp;three&nbsp; runs scored,&nbsp; as Milwaukee cruised into the All-Star break with an 11-2&nbsp;victory over St. Louis in the finale of a three-game set.&nbsp;Scooter&n... 2014-07-14T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=135496 Johnson, Braves take series from Cubs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=135495" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7141474246-cubs.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Chicago,&nbsp; IL&nbsp; (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; Chris Johnson's&nbsp; three-run homer fueled a&nbsp;four-run&nbsp; third inning&nbsp; and helped the Atlanta Braves take a 10-7 victory over&nbsp;the Chicago&nbsp;Cubs on Sunday in the rubber match ... 2014-07-14T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=135495 Gomes' HR pushes Indians past White Sox <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=135494" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7141474250-whitesox.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cleveland,&nbsp; OH&nbsp; (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; Yan Gomes came&nbsp; through with a go-ahead&nbsp;two-run&nbsp; homer&nbsp; in the bottom&nbsp; of the eighth&nbsp; inning that lifted the Cleveland&nbsp;Indians&nbsp; to a 3-2&nbsp; victory over ... 2014-07-14T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=135494 Volquez's gem lifts Pirates past Cards <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=135191" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7091473753-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Coverage of today's Cards and Brewers game can be heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM beginning at 6:35pm. St.&nbsp; Louis,&nbsp; MO (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; Edinson Volquez fired his second career&nbsp;complete&nbsp; game&nbsp; and the&nbsp; Pittsburgh ... 2014-07-11T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=135191 Lynn, Cardinals top Pirates <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=135070" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7091473753-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Coverage of today's Cards and Pirates game can be heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM beginning at 5:40pm. St.&nbsp; Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Lance Lynn earned his 10th victory of the&nbsp;season&nbsp; with&nbsp; 6&nbsp; 2/3 solid&nbsp; innings&nbsp;... 2014-07-10T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=135070 Taylorville Boy an Area Winner at Menard County Youth Classic <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=134906" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7091473742-1516b.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Left to right are Boys 15-16 area winners Chad Sims, Athens; Spencer Allender, Springfield; and Connor Black, Taylorville. A Taylorville boy found success at the Menard County Youth Classic which was held June 30 and July 1. Connor Black finished ... 2014-07-09T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=134906 Wong gives Cards second straight walkoff win over Pirates <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=134904" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7091473753-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Coverage of today's Cards and Pirates game can be heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM beginning at 6:40pm. St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kolten Wong opened the scoring with a two-&nbsp;run&nbsp; double and ended the game with a two-out homer in the bo... 2014-07-09T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=134904 Hamilton's single lifts Reds past Cubs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=134902" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7091473757-cubs.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cincinnati,&nbsp; OH (SportsNetwork.com)&nbsp; - Billy&nbsp; Hamilton's single&nbsp; in the&nbsp; ninth&nbsp;inning completed a comeback from a five-run deficit&nbsp; and helped the Cincinnati&nbsp;Reds sweep a day-night doubleheader from the Chicago... 2014-07-09T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=134902 White Sox beat sliding Red Sox again <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=134900" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7091473802-whitesox.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Boston,&nbsp; MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Conor Gillaspie hit the tie-breaking two-run&nbsp;homer among his three hits and scored twice, as Chicago claimed an 8-3 victory&nbsp;over Boston in the second edition of a four-game series from Fenway Park.&nbs... 2014-07-09T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=134900 Adams' blast in 9th lifts Cards past Pirates <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=134754" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7081473933-Cardinals.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Coverage of today's Cards and Pirates game can be heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM beginning at 6:40pm. St.&nbsp; Louis,&nbsp; MO (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; Matt Adams had&nbsp; two of St. Louis' three&nbsp;hits, including a walk-off, two-run homer in t... 2014-07-08T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=134754 Bruce, Reds crush Cubs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=134753" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7081473937-cubs.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cincinnati,&nbsp; OH&nbsp; (SportsNetwork.com) -&nbsp; Jay Bruce&nbsp; made an&nbsp; error in his first&nbsp;career&nbsp; start at first&nbsp; base, but also homered for the second straight game to&nbsp;help&nbsp; guide&nbsp; the Cincinnati&nbsp; Red... 2014-07-08T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=134753