The Wallaceburg Red Devils are deadlocked in their series with St. Catherines, after a big 18-7 victory Saturday in Wallaceburg. Game 3 is set to take place this Saturday in St. Kitts… The next home game is the next day, Canada Day, at memorial Arena. That agme gets under way at 4 pm
Jose Bautista, Colby Rasmus and J.P. Arencibia hit two-run homers last night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-6 victory over Boston. David Ortiz ht two homers for Boston, which tied him for the most multi-homer games in Red Sox history. It was the fourth win in six games for Toronto, which overcame three errors and a blown four-run lead.
Other Blue Jays notes
Toronto starter Henderson Alvarez left last night’s game in the sixth inning for what the team said was a “precaution with right elbow soreness.” Alvarez still picked upo the victory for the Jays in the win.
The Blue Jays are giving the oldest pitcher in baseball a look. Toronto signed 49-year-old left-hander Jamie M oyer to a minor league contract yesterday. Moyer is set to report to AAA Las Vegas.
The Detroit Tigers had a big night at the plate, beating the Texas Rangers in the opener of their series, 8-2. Miguel Cabrera was 3-4 with two doubles and 3 RBIs, Jhonny Peralta drove in two runs as well. Tigers starter Rick Porcello struck out 7 in six innings pitched to even hios record on the year at 5-5.
Cleveland 1 at 7 NY Yankees
Pittsburgh 3 at 8 Philadelphia
Toronto 9 at 6 Boston
Milwaukee 1 at 3 Cincinnati
St. Louis 8 at 7 Miami
NY Mets 1 at 6 Chicago Cubs
San Diego 8 at 7 Houston
Detroit 8 at 2 Texas
Tampa Bay 0 at 8 Kansas City
Chicago WSox 1 at 4 Minnesota
Washington 2 at 4 Colorado
Oakland 1 at 0 Seattle
LA Dodgers 0 at 8 San Francisco
Former champion Maria Sharapova and Kim Clijsters cruisedinto the second round, while five-time winner Venus Williams suffered a first-round loss at Wimbledon for the first time in 15 years yesterday.
On the men’s side…
Reigning champion Novak Djokovic and six-time champ Roger Federer both cruised through to the second round….
The Winnipeg Jets have locked up their number one goalie. Ondrej Pavelec signed a new deal worth $19.5-million over five years. The 24-year-old was eligible to become a restricted free agent this summer.
Reports are running rampant that Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo has refused to waive his no-trade clause to any place other than his old team, the Florida Panthers…