Weekend scoreboard, schedule

Scoreboards are sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

FRIDAY:

Prospect League Baseball–
Quincy Gems 12, Normal CornBelters 6

SATURDAY:

LIVE ON WJBC-AM 1230–
St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres, 8:15 p.m.

Prospect League Baseball–
Quincy Gems 7, Normal CornBelters 4; Normal CornBelters 12, Quincy Gems 11

SUNDAY:

Prospect League Baseball–
DuPage Pistol Shrimp 7, Normal CornBelters 3

MONDAY:

Prospect League Baseball–
Hannibal Hoots at Normal CornBelters, 6:35 p.m.

Blogs

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