KXEO Sports Report for 8/16/18

The St. Louis Cardinals are continuing their hot streak winners of eight straight games after defeating the Washington Nationals 4-2 last (Wednesday) night.

Redbirds rookie pitcher Austin Gomber went six scoreless innings improving to 3-0 on the season.

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A scary moment in the game for the Cardinals as Matt Carpenter left in the seventh inning after being hit by a pitch on his right hand.

X-Rays came back negative and according to Interim Manager Mike Shildt, Carpenter is expected to be in the lineup today (Thursday).

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The Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Royals were downed allowing the Blue Jays five runs in the fourth inning.

Toronto’s Curtis Granderson hit his 10th career grand slam.

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