It’s day one of the Provincial Junior Golf Championships at Teulon. Ty Brewster of Steinbach is in the field.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes lost 12-11 to the Kansas City Monarchs. Aaron Whitefield’s bloop single to centre field in the bottom of the 10th inning brought home third baseman Gavin Collins with the winning run. Hidekel Gonzalez and Jackson Smith homered for the Fish who start a three-game series against the Explorers in Sioux City tonight.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Kevin Gausman and Whit Merrifield of the Toronto Blue Jays have been named to the American League All-Star roster. The Mid-Summer Classic will take place July 11th in Seattle. Guerrero Jr. will also take part in the Home Run Derby on July 10th.
The Winnipeg Jets acquired defenseman Artemi Kniazev from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for blue liner Leon Gawanke. Kniazev played 61 games for the AHL’s San Jose Barracuda in 2022-23 and recorded 28 points. The 22-year-old Kazan, Russia native was San Jose’s second round pick (48th overall) in the 2019 NHL Draft. Gawanke, who was the Jets fifth round pick in the 2017 draft, had 20 goals and 25 assists with the Manitoba Moose this past season.
Former Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler signed a one-year $800,000 contract with the New York Rangers. The Jets placed forward Wheeler on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out his contract this past Friday.