Thursday, April 23
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Billy Hamilton dashed home on a two-out wild pitch in the ninth inning as the Cincinnati Reds beat Milwaukee 2-1 last night. It's the Brewers' eighth straight loss. Johnny Cueto gave up five hits and struck out eight in eight innings. Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his fourth save.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican legislative leaders and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks say they had a productive meeting to discuss ways to pay for a new stadium for the team. Another meeting is set for today. Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says no ideas were brought up in yesterday's meeting that haven't been talked about before to pay for the $500 million stadium.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic will miss today's playoff game at Milwaukee because of an injured left knee. The Bulls ruled Mirotic out for Game 3 and listed veteran guard Kirk Hinrich as questionable. Chicago leads the first-round series 2-0. Coach Tom Thibodeau says Mirotic was feeling better yesterday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice as the revived St. Louis Blues thoroughly dominated the Wild in a 6-1 victory in Game 4 to even the Western Conference quarterfinal series last night. Kevin Shattenkirk had three assists to help the Blues end a nine-game postseason road losing streak. Patrik Berglund had a goal and an assist.