Rockies Bounce Back To Beat Cubs 9-4 Daily Sports Update
The Colorado Rockies with a rare win of late as they pounded the Chicago Cubs 9-4 Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. Carlos Gonzalez had a career high 5 hits including 2 home runs for the Rockies. Colorado had dropped 5 of their last 6 games prior to Tuesday’s night win.
In American Legion baseball, the Casper Oilers defeated Wheatland 12-4 on the road Tuesday night to go to 12-2 on the season. The Oilers with 3 runs in the 2nd inning, 2 in the 3rd, and put the game away with 4 runs in the 8th inning. Brett Kautzman drove in 2 runs for the Oilers.
Former University of Wyoming basketball player Charles Bradley was named the Athletic Director at Montana Tech, an NAIA school in Butte. Bradley was working in the basketball office at Mesa Community College in Arizona. Bradley was an All-American at Wyoming and drafted in the first round by the Boston Celtics in 1981. He played in the NBA for 3 seasons and also played for the old Wyoming Wildcatters of the CBA. Bradley also was the head coach of Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles.
In the NBA playoffs in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Indiana pushed New York around and posted a 93-82 win, to lead the series 3 games to one. Paul George led the Pacers with 18 points and 14 rebounds. In the Western Conference semifinals, San Antonio defeated Golden State 109-91 to take a 3 games to 2 lead. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 25 points.
In the Stanley Cup playoffs, Los Angeles over San Jose 2-0 in game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals. In the Eastern Conference semifinals, Pittsburgh defeated Ottawa 4-1 in game 1.
Daily Sports Update with Frank Gambino.