Saturday, July 30
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Junior Guerra limited Pittsburgh to four hits over 8 2/3 strong innings, Chris Carter hit a two-run home run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pirates 3-1 Friday night. The Pirates managed Andrew McCutchen's RBI groundout off Guerra, who departed with two on and two outs in the ninth. Jeremy Jeffress got Jung Ho Kang to ground out to third base on one pitch to record his 25th save in 26 chances.
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) -- Rayder Ascanio had a walk-off two-run double, as the Clinton LumberKings beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4-3 Friday. The Timber Rattlers took a 3-1 lead in the top of the ninth when Juan Ortiz hit a solo home run, but couldn't hold on. Clinton improved to 11-5 against Wisconsin this season.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Matt Thaiss hit a bases-clearing triple in the third inning, leading the Burlington Bees to a 6-3 win over the Beloit Snappers Friday. The Bees swept the three-game series with the win. Justin Higley homered and singled, scoring two runs for the Snappers.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke is on the active/non-football injury list to start training camp. The Vikings also put offensive lineman Mike Harris on the active/non-football illness list Friday. Defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis and tight end Rhett Ellison are on the active/physically unable to perform list.