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Tuesday Morning Wisconsin Sports Report

Posted Tuesday, August 7, 2012 --- 7:55 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin sports news from The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Martin Maldonado homered and drove in three runs last night in the Milwaukee Brewers' 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Aramis Ramirez and Corey Hart also went deep for the Brewers as part of a four-run sixth inning. Reds starter Bronson Arroyo took the loss after giving up five runs on 10 hits in five-plus innings.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Brewers recalled shortstop Jean Segura from Double-A and inserted him into last night's starting lineup. Segura was the top player acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in the deal for Zack Greinke. Meanwhile, shortstop Cesar Izturis was claimed by off waivers by the Washington Nationals.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin running back Montee Ball hasn't been cleared to practice as he recovers from a concussion sustained when he was jumped by a group of men near campus last week. Badgers coach Bret Bielema says the team will work Ball back into practice slowly. Authorities are investigating whether an earlier fight involving football players might have triggered the attack on Ball.

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Shannon Eastin will become the first female to officiate an NFL game Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers take on the San Diego Chargers. The regular NFL officials have been locked out by the league. Eastin is a college referee who has worked in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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