KXEO Sports Report for 8/9/18

The 100th PGA Championship starts today (Thursday) at the Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis County.

Bellerive has hosted the U.S. Open in 1965 and the PGA Championship in 1992.

The event is expected to bring around 100 million dollars to the St. Louis Economy, and will have around eighty thousand visitors from out of town.

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The St. Louis Cardinals with a dominant 7-1 over the Miami Marlins last (Wednesday) night.

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Matt Carpenter hit home run number 31.

It was his second consecutive night with a home run he leads the National League in that category.

The Redbirds won their fourth consecutive series and wake up today (Thursday) only four games out of the wild card.

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The Kansas City Royals snapped a six game losing streak with a 9-0 shutout of the Chicago Cubs.

Royals rookie Heath Fillmyer recorded his first big league win. Royals hitters Adalberto Mondesi and Drew Butera helped out the cause driving in three runs a piece.

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