It was a very successful weekend for the Moose Jaw Miller Express, winning three-of-four while on their four-game western road trip. The Miller Express outscored the Dawgs in Okotoks 8-3 on Sunday.
The Millers are now 11-6 on the season and tied for 1st place in the Western Canadian Baseball League's East Division with the Swift Current 57's who beat Medicine Hat 8-7 yesterday. The Millers are back in action on Tuesday night when they welcome the Regina Red Sox to Ross Wells Park.
It was a busy weekend in Minor Baseball... The 18 UAAA Canucks travelled to Martensville on Sunday for a doubleheader and swept the Sask5 Giants by scores of 4-3 and 7-6. The Canucks improve their record to 5-12 on the season and are tied for 7th place.
The 18 UAA Canucks are back in action on Tuesday night as they travel to Regina to take on the Buffalos at 6:00 p.m.
The 15 UAAA Canucks took two of three over the weekend sweeping the Yorkton Cardinals on Saturday 10-5 in game one and 8-7 in game two. They suffered their first loss of the season yesterday in Saskatoon, losing to the Brewers 5-1. They sit atop the Saskatchewan Premier Baseball League standings at 13-1.
The Moose Jaw U13A Ice girls fastball team were the B-side championships at a tournament in Minot, North Dakota over the weekend. The Ice won game one in a tight contest 6-5 over the Capital City Aces, before defeating the Bismark Sparks 9-3.
Aurora Wingenbach hit the game-winning home run in the top of the fifth inning in the B-final in a rematch against the Sparks. Avery Funke took the mound and held Bismark to nine runs in a 10-9 victory.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are 2-0 to start the CFL season. They beat the Elks in Edmonton 26-16 Saturday night. The Riders will play the Alouettes, in Montreal, on Thursday night.
In the Major Leagues... after beating the Yankees 10-9 yesterday the Toronto Blue Jays are looking for win number 39 tonight as they are in Chicago to face the White Sox – with the first pitch at 6:10 p.m CST.
The Stanley Cup Final resumes on Monday night in Tampa Bay. The Colorado Avalanche lead the series two games to none after a 7-0 win Saturday night.
And the Memorial Cup arrived in St. John, New Brunswick on Sunday. With the tournament, the WHL champion Edmonton Oil Kings play their first game tomorrow against Quebec champion Shawinigan. The Oil Kings roster includes two Moose Jaw boys - Jaxsen Wiebe and Ethan Peters.