KXEO Sports Report for 8/30/18

The St. Louis Cardinals shutout by the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 at Busch Stadium last (Wednesday) night.

The Redbirds were held to five hits and shut out for the first time under new manager Mike Shildt.

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Matt Carpenter had to the leave the game in the fourth inning with an attack of nausea.

St. Louis remains 1/2 ahead of the Milwaukee Brewers for the top wild card spot in the National League.

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The Kansas City Royals cruised to a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers.

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is now number 4 on the all time home runs list for the franchise after drilling a two run tater in the third.

Also announced yesterday (Wednesday) Royals veteran first baseman Lucas Duda was traded to the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations.

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