Bradley keeps lead after 3 rounds at Nelson IRVING, Texas — Keegan Bradley overcame two early bogeys and maintained his lead at the Byron Nelson Championship with 2-under 68 in the third round Saturday.
Bradley had a 13-under 197 total for a one-stroke lead over Sang-Moon Bae, and two-shot advantage over Tom Gillis.
Bae shot a 66, and Gillis had a 67.
On Sunday, Bradley will be trying to win at TPC Four Seasons for the second time in three years.
He could also become the Nelson’s first wire-to-wire winner since Tom Watson led alone at the end of all four rounds in 1980.
After following his opening course-record 60 with a 69 on Friday, Bradley started the third round with a three-stroke lead.
He stayed alone at top of the leaderboard throughout, even after consecutive bogeys on the front nine and his third straight bogey of the week at No. 18. — Associated Press ST.
LOUIS — Jeff Bianchi drove in two runs with a 10th-inning single up the middle, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St.
Louis Cardinals 6-4 on Saturday night.
Joe Kelly (0-2) allowed runs for the ﬁrst time in ﬁve appearances and took the loss.
He allowed two hits and a walk in one inning for the Cardinals, who fell to 0-3 in extra-inning games.
John Axford (1-3) gave up one hit and two walks in 1 1-3 innings to earn the win.
Axford struck out two, including pinch-hitter Daniel Descalso with the bases loaded to end a ninth-inning threat.
Jim Henderson worked a perfect inning for his eighth save in eight chances.
Bianchi made his second start since coming off the disabled list on May 2 after he sidelined by bursitis in his left hip.
The winning hit gave him his ﬁrst two RBIs this season.
Jean Segura, Ryan Braun, Aramis Ramirez all had three hits for the Brewers.
Segura and Braun both had two RBIs.
The Cardinals used four consecutive singles with two outs in the sixth inning to tie it 4-4.
Matt Carpenter’s hit chased Milwaukee starter Marco Estrada and drove in Pete Kozma who started the rally.
Jon Jay’s single brought in Ty Wigginton.
Braun gave Milwaukee a 4-2 lead in the ﬁfth with his second single of the game.
The Brewers broke through in the third with a two-out rally.
Segura’s fourth triple of the season drove in Bianchi and Norichika Aoki to make it 2-2.
Braun gave Milwaukee a 3-2 lead with his ﬁrst single.
Louis scored twice in the second but left the bases loaded.
Kozma drove in Allen Craig, who walked to start the inning.
Carpenter’s single gave the Cardinals a 2-0 lead.
Estrada gave up four runs, seven hits and four walks over 5 2-3 innings.
He struck out two.
Lance Lynn lasted just ﬁve innings.
He gave up four earned runs on eight hits and two walks as his ERA rose to 3.27 from 2.88.
He struck out three, his fewest since his ﬁrst start of the season when he was lifted after four innings at Arizona on April 3. NOTES: Brewers LHP Chris Naverson threw curveballs Friday for the ﬁrst time since going on the 15-day disabled list April 7 with a strained left middle ﬁnger.
Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke said it was the ﬁnal test before he was cleared to throw in a rehab game. .
Milwaukee LHP Tom Gorzelanny remains on pace to return from the disabled list at the end of the month.
He is set to throw a bullpen session Sunday and a simulated game Tuesday.
He has been sidelined because of tendinitis in his left shoulder on May 8. .
Former Cardinals OF So Taguchi provided color commentary on the game for Japanese broadcaster NHK from its Tokyo studio. Johnson races to record 4th All-Star win BY JENNA FRYER AssociateD Press CONCORD, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson became the ﬁrst four-time winner of NASCAR’s annual All-Star race Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Johnson got a fast ﬁnal pit stop from his Hendrick Motorsports crew to restart the race in second for the 10-lap sprint to the ﬁnish.
He battled teammate Kasey Kahne for a little more than one lap before clearing Kahne and sailing away to the $1 million payday.
Johnson entered the race tied with the late Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon as the only three-time winners in event history. Now the ﬁve-time NASCAR champion is in a class of his own.
Earlier, Jamie McMurray won the Sprint Showdown to transfer into the $1 million All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ﬁnished second Saturday night in the 40-lap race to earn the second transfer spot, and Danica Patrick moved into the 22-car ﬁeld by winning the fan vote.
McMurray dominated both 20-lap segments to earn a spot in the Sprint All-Star race for the ﬁrst time since 2011.
It’s only his seventh time making the All-Star race and he appreciated being part of Saturday night’s main event. Choi takes lead at Mobile Bay LPGA Classic MOBILE, Ala. — Chella Choi shot her second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Jessica Korda and Anna Nordqvist, the Swede who broke the course record with a 61 in the third round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
Choi twice made three straight birdies to move to 17 under, and has made only two bogeys in three rounds on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex.
The South Korean’s best finish in four-plus years on the tour is a tie for second in the Manulife tournament in Canada last March.
Nordqvist broke the course record of 62 set by Sydnee Michaels on Friday.
Korda, the second-round leader, shot a 69, The American had a bogey on No. 11 and a double bogey on No. 12.
Hall of Famer Karrie Webb was two strokes back after a 69.
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