MILWAUKEE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella drew a bases-loaded walk off Corey Knebel with one out in the 10th inning, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4. The Cubs hold a five-game lead with nine days left in the regular season after winning their second straight tense game over the Brewers. Milwaukee dropped into third in the division after St. Louis beat Pittsburgh earlier Friday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers could be without seven front-line players for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals because of injuries. Left tackle David Bakhtiari, safety Kentrell Brice, receiver Randall Cobb, defensive tackle Mike Daniels, cornerback Davon House, outside linebacker Nick Perry and inside linebacker Jake Ryan were listed as doubtful, meaning they are unlikely to play.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The forecast for the Green Bay Packers game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field calls for sunshine and a high of 86. The last time temperatures for a regular season game at Lambeau soared into the 80s was October 6th, 1963. Packers coach Mike McCarthy doesn't expect the weather to be a factor in the game.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez has been moved to a hospital in his home country of Venezuela at his family's request. Mendez suffered a cardiac event after getting hit in the chest by a pitch during a Rookie League game August 26th in Tempe, Arizona. Brewers general manager David Stearns says Mendez remains in critical but stable condition.
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