The Padres beat the Cubs 6-1.
Jose Martinez hit a pinch single to plate the tying and winning runs in the bottom of the 9th as the Cardinals beat the Rockies 3-2.
Jose Abreu and Daniel Palka hit homeruns in the eighth inning to lead the White Sox over the Royals 6-4.
The Bears lost to the Ravens 17-16 in the preseason opener for both teams.
Tonight at the Farmer City Races it’s the What Up Dog 40 as the Midwest Street Stocks Championship comes to town to with a thousand dollars up from grabs. Then catch the best in Late Models, Pro Lates and Modifieds. Gates open at 4pm. Hot laps at 6:30 with racing to begin around 7:30.
On Saturday morning it’s our monthly Live Action Auction beginning around 8am. Bid, Buy and Save on gift certificates from area businesses.
Saturday Afternoon its Xfinity racing from Watkins Glen at 1:30.
Then it’s Summer Fun Tour Stop #15 as we help kick off the Ford County Relay for Life in North Park in Gibson City from 4:30 -5:30
On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy Go Bowling at the Glen NASCAR Race with a 12:30 start time.