The St. Louis Cardinals blanked the San Francisco Giants 6-0. Lance Lynn (11-8) picked up the victory for St. Louis. Stephen Piscotty went 4 for 4 and Matt Carpenter hit a triple to lead the Cardinals scoring action.
The Chicago Cubs fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2. Jon Lester (8-10) was the losing pitcher for the Cubs.
The Seattle Mariners nipped the Chicago White Sox 7-6. Jeff Samardzija (8-11) took the loss for the White Sox. Tyler Flowers and Adam LaRoche both singled in runs for the South Siders.
In NFL Preseason action, The Chicago Bears lost to the Cincinnati Bengnals 21-10 and the Indianapolis Colts beat the St. Louis Rams 24-14
In the High School Football Game of the Week heard on TALK 101 FM, the Eisenhower Panthers fell to Rochester 79-48.
Other Area Friday Night High School Football scores:
Chatham Glenwood 49 MacAthur 7
Tolono Unity 41 St. Teresa 28
Mahomet-Seymour 16 Mt. Zion 34
Clinton 67 FGW 35
Meridian 0 Maroa-Forsyth 67
Shelbyville 20 Pawnee 14
Georgetown- Ridge Farm-Chrisman 41 Warrensburg-Latham 39
Nokomis 0 Monticello 45
Oakland 34 Cerro Gordo-Bement 56
Oblong 13 Argenta-Oreana 27
Palestine-Hutsonville 19 Sangamon Valley 49
Cumberland 8 LSA 14
Hoopeston 3 Sullivan-Okaw Valley 56
Tuscola 28 Westville 7
NASCAR has the weekend off in Sprint Cup Action. Racing resumes next Sunday night in Darlington at 6PM and you can hear the roar of the engines on GRIZ FM 98.1