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Painful Dominance

by Tom King

When the Milwaukee Brewers play most of the teams in the National League you feel pretty confident that they will compete well and have a chance to win. They swept the defending champs from San Francisco earlier this season as an example. And then there are the St. Louis Cardinals. For some reason, the Brewers can't solve the Cardinals with or without Albert Pujols and Tony La Russa. The games don't seem as confrontational now that former Brewer Mike Matheny is at the helm but the results are mostly the same. The Cardinals swept a four game series this weekend and it wasnt pretty especially for the Brewer pitchers, Whether its Henderson & Axford or Estrada & Peralta, the Cardinal hitters feasted. The Brewers have a day off to re-group before hosting Texas for a quick 2-game interleague series. They then face a 10 game road trip that finishes up in St. Louis May 17-19th. We'll see if anything changes by then.

Lebron James became the fifth player to ever win 4 MVP awards. He joins a pretty select company which includes Jordan, Jabber, Russell & Chamberlain. Lebron is playing the game at another level right now...scoring, rebounding, defense & passing as well as anyone in the game. It will be tough for anyone to dethrone the Heat.

There are usually only a handful of drivers that have a chance any given week to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race. David Ragan isnt one of them. But Talladega is different and yesterday Ragan won and his teammate David Gilliland finished second for the underfunded Furniture Row Racing Team. It's good once in awhile to see the little guys win one. 

I'm going to be reminding you this week about our big Wausau American Legion Baseball fundraiser. This Sunday we will have our annual Mother Day Pancake Breakfast from 8-noon at Bunkers Bar & Grill (formerly the American Legion Club) located on Golf Club Road on Wausau's Northeast side. It's $8 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice,milk & coffee...$5 for kids under 12. And we will be having the drawing for our cash raffle at noon. Tickets are $20 and first prize is $1500 with $500 as the second prize. other prizes include Brewer tickets and more. Tickets are still available by calling (715) 297-1893 and will be available up to the time of the drawing on Sunday. I hope you can join us!

Thanks to the new owners at Bunkers for allowing us to continue this tradition!

The Legion Baseball season for the Wausau Post 10 Bulldogs begins on June 7th. I will share the schedule and this years roster with you soon.

If youd like to check ot a large number of Bulldog players...they will be squaring off for their high school teams on Tuesday as Wausau East hosts Wausau West in a doubleheader. If you can't make it to the games we will have them on the radio...3:45 pre game on FoxsportsAM1390 & FM 93.9. 

Songs Of The day (from my I-pod)

Louisiana 1927-Randy Newman (1974) Newman's commeoration of the Great Flood which killed 250 and left 700,00 ! people homeless.


Love & Affection-Joan Armatrading (1976) I could never figure out why she didnt become a big star...what a voice and she wrote some great songs.