Sports Department

Bradley Back At Practice For Gamecocks

Tuesday, Jackie Bradley Jr. practiced with his teammates for the first time since wrist surgery at the end of April. USC won’t make a decision on Bradley being part of its 27-man College World Series roster until later in the week.

Bama Edges USC In Series Opener, 2-1

Nathan Kilcrease hurled a complete game five-hitter and a two-run single by Brett Booth scored a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the first as Alabama held on for a 2-1 win over second ranked South Carolina on Thursday evening in game one of a three-game SEC baseball series at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Carolina is now 42-12 and 20-8 in the SEC with Alabama improving to 32-22 and 14-14 in league play.

Cubs Demote Clemson’s Colvin

The Cubs are giving outfielder Tyler Colvin a chance to try to work out of his hitting funk in the minor leagues.

Chicago optioned the struggling outfielder to triple-A Iowa on Tuesday before the second game of a series against the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs called up outfielder Tony Campana to take his spot. They also swapped relievers, replacing Marcos Mateo with Scott Maine.