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Saints, Assassins, Shottle Bop, Samurai Lead IFT Field – Sunday Sports Wrap

MLB

Jordan Zimmermann struggled, as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Boston Red Sox 10-6 yesterday. In a game that was delayed four hours because of rain, Zimmermann allowed five runs over the first two innings, and was charged with two more as he departed in the fourth. He faced 23 batters, and gave up 13 hits. Jeimer Candelario hit two home runs.

The Tigers entertain the Red Sox again this afternoon. Gregory Soto will start against former Tiger David Price. Pregame coverage will begin at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift.

The Milwaukee Brewers were routed 12-2 by the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday. The Bucs scored four runs of Adrian Houser in the first inning, and added five more in the eighth off Burch Smith. Mike Moustakas and Yasmani Grandal homered for the Crew.

The Brewers conclude that series at Pittsburgh this afternoon. Chase Anderson will pitch against Joe Musgrove.

American Legion Baseball

The Copper Country Flames American Legion Baseball team defeated the Negaunee Diamonds 12-4 in a nine-inning game yesterday. Carter Crouch gave up five hits and three runs over six innings to earn the win. Kevin Bostwick threw three innings of one-run relief. Bostwick and Sam Kiiskila each had three hits. Crouch, Justin Norkol and Will Romano each had two.

Guts Frisbee

After the first day of competition at the 62nd annual Coca Cola International Frisbee Tournament, the Boomtown Saints, the Appleton Assassins, the local Shottle Bop team, and the Japanese Samurai Spirit lead the field. They’ll compete in the winners’ bracket, as play continues today in the double-elimination tourney. Eight other teams still have a chance to advance to the title match through the losers’ bracket. Final day matches will begin around 9:00 this morning at the Hancock Driving Park. The championship match will begin late this afternoon, depending on the rate of play through the day. Spectators are welcome, and admission is free.

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Feature Photo: the defending champion Appleton Assassins compete at the 62nd International Frisbee Tournament Saturday.

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