The Mexico Bulldogs start district play tomorrow (Saturday) against a familiar foe the Moberly Spartans.
The Bulldogs and Spartans have faced each other during the last two games of the regular season with Moberly winning both contests.
Mexico head coach Keith Louder says they have a good feel for the Spartans players.
The Bulldogs come into the tournament as a 5 seed while the Spartans are a 4 seed.
The winner of Saturday’s game will go on to face the Boonville Pirates on Monday.
The St. Louis Cardinals put up a 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres in a late game last (Thursday) night.
Tommy Pham returned to the Redbirds lineup after missing four games with a groin injury and scored both of the Cardinals runs.
Miles Mikolas had another outstanding outing improving his record to 5-0 on the season.
The Kansas City Royals lost 11-6 to the Baltimore Orioles.
Royals slugger Salvador Perez celebrated his birthday with a grand slam, but it was not enough as the Royals have now lost two in a row.