Thursday, July 2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adam Lind homered as the hot-hitting Milwaukee Brewers won their season-best fourth straight game 9-5 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez each doubled and had two RBIs for Milwaukee. Gerardo Parra and Kyle Lohse had three hits apiece for the Brewers.
UNDATED (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract. Middleton's breakout was one of the main factors in the Bucks becoming one of the surprise teams in the league last year. He averaged 13.4 points and shot 40 percent from 3-point range in his third season.
FLOURTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship. Dobyns took advantage of playing partner Ben Polland's closing double bogey for a three-stroke swing and a one-shot victory at windy Philadelphia Cricket Club. The PGA Championship is next month at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto allowed four hits in eight innings as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series. Cueto pitched into the eighth inning for the first time in six starts since he returned from an inflamed right elbow. He struck out eight, walked one and gave up an RBI groundout to Eddie Rosario.