Morning Sports Report - July 7, 2014

By Megan Rice |

Published 07/07 2014 06:14AM

Updated 07/07 2014 06:22AM

Sunday,  the St. Louis Cardinals in a rubber match against the Marlins.
Marco Gonzales on the mound looking for his first win since being called up.
It was 1-0 Marlins in the fourth when Gonzales strikes out Ed Lucas to end the inning.
Gonzoles gave up one run in 4.2 innings pitched with 5 k's.
Marlins would tack on more runs in the 6th when Marcell Ozuna gets the bases loaded single.
That brings in two more runs for the fish  - with 3-0 Miami up in the 7th.
Kolten Wong is back in the line up off the DL. It's good to see he's feeling better.
He cranks a solo homer. But it would be to little to late.
Marlins win 8-4.


Sunday, the Springfield Cardinals would fall to San Antonio in the 9th inning. 2-1 is the final score.


In the American League, the Royals would lose to the Indians, 4-1.
Cleveland takes two of three to win the series.


Baseball's All Star list is out.  
From the Cardinals, it's Yadier Molina with the start at catcher.
Then Adam Wainwright and Pat Neshek as pitchers.
And Matt Carpenter as a reserve.
The NL will be managed by cards skipper Mike Matheny.
Catcher Salvador Perez starting in the AL.
Also named. Pitcher Greg Holland.
And Alex Gordon as a reserve from the Royals.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Springfield Lasers tennis team held their season opener Sunday against the Philadelphia Freedoms with plenty of good and bad headlines. The bad, Saturday Jean-Julien Rojer announced he will be out for the season with a back injury. The good, Billie Jean King was in attendance for the opener.

The tennis legend won 39 grand slam titles in her career and now is the Mylan World Team Tennis Co-Founder as well as the Owner of the Freedoms.

She also says she's pleased with the growth of the sport in Springfield.

"It's because of the community you guys are coming out and supporting the team. That's what makes a difference over the years it's kept growing and growing and growing. This isn't just about Tennis, this is about community, this is about getting behind your team," said Billie Jean King.

And now to the match, here's the men's doubles. It's Michael Russell and Ross Hutchins taking on Frank Dancevic and Marcelo Melo. Great volley back and fourth and Hutchins puts it away with the forehand for the point.

The Lasers men's doubles get the win 5-3.

In the women's doubles it's Lasers Taylor Townsend and Liezel Huber against Olga Govortsova and Anna Lena Groenefeld. Springfield's Townsend takes the points off the serve

The Lasers win this game as well 5-3.

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