Weekday Morning Sports Report – Friday 10/4/19

MLB – Major League Baseball – Division Series (best of 5)
Last Night
St. Louis Cardinals 7, Atlanta Braves 6                                                           (STL leads 1-0)
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Washington Nationals 0                                             (LAD leads 1-0)

Cardinals 7, Braves 6 – Cards rally past Braves
Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong delivered two-run doubles in the ninth inning before the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Atlanta Braves, 7-6 in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. The Braves held a 3-1 lead in the eighth until Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo homer and Matt Carpenter delivered an RBI single. Ronald Acuna Jr. and Freddie Freeman homered in the bottom of the ninth off closer Carlos Martinez before the Redbirds’ closer got the last two outs to complete the win.

Dodgers 6, Nationals 0 – Dodgers silence Nats
Walker Buehler combined with three relievers on a two-hitter as the Los Angeles Dodgers took the opener of their NL Division Series with the Washington Nationals, 6-0. Buehler was fantastic for six innings, striking out eight and holding Washington to one hit. Max Muncy had three RBIs, including a two-run single that put the Dodgers up 4-0 in the seventh before pinch-hitters Gavin Lux and Joc Pederson belted solo homers in the eighth off Hunter Strickland.

Tonight
Division Series
Tampa Bay (Glasnow 6-1) at Houston (Verlander 21-6), 2:05 p.m.                    (Game 1)
St, Louis (Flaherty 11-8) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 8-6), 4:37 p.m.                    (STL leads 1-0)
Minnesota (Berrios 14-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Paxton 15-6), 7:07 p.m.                  (Game 1)
Washington (Strasburg 18-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 16-5), 9:37 p.m.           (LAD leads 1-0)

NFL – National Football League – Week 5
Last Night
Seattle Seahawks 30, Los Angeles Rams 29

Seahawks 30, Rams 29 – Seahawks top Rams
The Seattle Seahawks withstood a wild finish to beat the Los Angeles Rams, 30-29. Russell Wilson threw for four touchdowns, including a go-ahead, 5-yard pass to Chris Carson on fourth-and-goal with 2:28 remaining. The Rams had a chance to win it before Greg Zuerlein (ZUR’-lyn) missed a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds to play.

Sunday
Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders, 1:00 p.m.                              at London, United Kingdon
Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs, 8:20 p.m.                      106.1 & 1400 WSJM Sports 7:30

NHL – National Hockey League
Today
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 2:00 p.m.                 at Prague, Czech Republic

NHL – DeBrincat gets extension
Chicago Blackhawks forward Alex DeBrincat has agreed to a three-year, $19.2 million contract extension through the 2022-23 season. The 21-year-old DeBrincat tied for sixth in the NHL and was second on the team to Patrick Kane last season with 41 goals. He also finished with 76 points while becoming the second-youngest Blackhawks player to score 40 goals. NFL – Smith to play Sunday in London

NCAAFB – College Football – Week 6
Saturday
(14) Iowa at (19) Michigan, 12:00 p.m.                                         News/Talk 94.9 WSJM 11:00     
Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan, 3:00 p.m.
Bowling Green at (9) Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m.
Western Michigan at Toledo, 3:30 p.m.
(25) Michigan State at (4) Ohio State, 7:30 p.m.                          Superhits 103.7 Cosy-FM 6:00


MCCAA – Junior College Athletics
Last Night
Women’s Volleyball
Ancilla College 3, Lake Michigan College 2

MHSAA – High School Athletics
Last Night
Boys Soccer
SMAC Tournament
St. Joseph 2, Mattawan 0
Gull Lake 3, Battle Creek Lakeview 0 (Wednesday)
Lakeshore 1, Portage Central 0 – Shootout
Portage Northern 3, Kalamazoo Central 1
Niles 3, Battle Creek Central 2 – Shootout
Kalamazoo Hackett at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix, cancelled

Other games
Hartford 8, Paw Paw 0
Fennville 3, South Haven 2
Buchanan 4, Constantine 3
Byron Center Zion Christian 3, Michigan Lutheran 1
Comstock 1, Coloma 0
New Buffalo 7, Bridgman 1
Marcellus 3, Kalamazoo Lakeside 3 – TIE

Girls Volleyball
Three Rivers 3, South Haven 2
Edwardsburg 3, Plainwell 0
Otsego 3, Dowagiac 0
Brandywine 3, Watervliet 0
Mendon 3, Hartford 0

Tonight
Football
SMAC
St. Joseph (5-0) at Portage Central (3-2), 5:30 p.m.                                       106.1 & 1400 WSJM Sports
Lakeshore (2-3) at Battle Creek Lakeview (5-0), 5:00 p.m.                               97.5 Y-Country
Portage Northern (4-1) at Niles (1-4), 5:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo Loy Norrix (0-5) at Mattawan (1-4), 5:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo Central (2-3) at Battle Creek Central (1-4), 5:00 p.m.

Wolverine
Three Rivers (1-4) at South Haven (0-5), 5:15 p.m.                                        Superhits 103.7 Cosy-FM
Plainwell (2-3) at Edwardsburg (5-0), 5:30 p.m.
Dowagiac (3-2) at Otsego (3-2), 5:15 p.m.
Paw Paw (5-0) at Sturgis 15, 5:00 p.m.
Allegan (1-4) at Vicksburg (4-1), 5:15 p.m.

Non-Conference/Independent
South Bend Clay (1-5) at Benton Harbor (3-2), 5:00 p.m.                                News/Talk 94.9 WSJM
Brandywine (5-0) at Grand Rapids Northpointe Christian (4-1), 5:00 p.m.         at Comstock Park
Saugatuck (2-3) at Buchanan (1-4), 6:00 p.m.
Wyoming Lee (2-3) at Comstock (1-4), 5:00 p.m.

BCS Conference
Parchment (1-4) at Berrien Springs (5-0), 7:00 p.m.                                       at St. Joseph

Southwest Michigan 8-Man
Lake Mich. Catholic (2-3) at Bangor (0-4), 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence (0-5) at Michigan Lutheran (1-4), 5:30 p.m.
Martin (5-0) at Bridgman (5-0), 7:00 p.m.
New Buffalo (1-3) at Wyom. Tri-Unity (2-3), 5:00 p.m.

Southwest 10
Eau Claire (0-5) at Bloomingdale (0-5), 5:00 p.m.
Mendon (4-1) at Hartford (3-2), 5:00 p.m.
Centreville (3-2) at Marcellus (2-3), 5:00 p.m.
Cassopolis (5-0) at White Pigeon (5-0), 5:00 p.m.

SAC
Coloma (1-4) at Kalamazoo United (2-3), 5:00 p.m.                                         at Portage Northern
Gobles (3-2) at Lawton (5-0), 5:00 p.m.
Watervliet (2-3) at Delton-Kellogg (3-2), 5:00 p.m.
Galesburg-Augusta (1-4) at Fennville (1-4), 5:00 p.m.
Constantine (3-2) at Schoolcraft (5-0), 5:00 p.m.

Saturday
Football
Gull Lake (2-3) at Detroit Country Day (5-0), 1:00 p.m.

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