Monday, June 3

by | Jun 3, 2024 | Quick Hits

Former Midway and Campbell baseball star Matthew Barefoot has retired from professional baseball due to back and shoulder issues. He was a sixth-round draft choice by Houston in 2019. Barefoot hit 23 home runs and stole 23 bases in portions of four minor league seasons, reaching the Double-A level … East Carolina plays Evansville for the championship of the Greenville regional in the NCAA baseball tournament today (ESPN+, noon). … UNC and LSU play for the championship of the Chapel Hill regional (ESPN2, 6 p.m.). … N.C. State capped an unbeaten run through the Raleigh regional with a 5-3 win over James Madison on Sunday, advancing to a Super Regional starting Friday at Georgia. … Edmonton topped Dallas, 2-1, on Sunday night to win the Western Conference finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs. … Austin Cindric won the Illinois 300 in the NASCAR Cup series on Sunday. … Robert Macintyre won the Canadian Open on the PGA Tour by one shot at 16-under par. … St. Louis topped host Philadelphia, 5-4, in 10 innings in the Sunday night MLB contest. Alec Burleson (ECU) had a 2-run homer for the Cardinals.


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