The St. Louis Cardinals dropped their season opener 5-4 to the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday (Thursday).
It was a game that featured six home runs.
Redbirds second baseman Kolten Wong joined Albert Pujols as the only Cardinals to hit multiple home runs on Opening Day.
Wong hit a two run homer in the top of the second inning, center fielder Harrison Bader followed with a solo shot.
The Kansas City Royals held on for a 5-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.
31,675 fans watched the game at a rain soaked Kauffman Stadium yesterday (Thursday).
Adalberto Mondesi clubbed a pair of triples for Kansas City.
It was a record setting day for home runs on the opening day of baseball yesterday (Thursday).
The Los Angeles Dodgers connected 8 times, and a total of 48 dingers were hit across the majors the most to ever start a season.
Four games played in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 round last (Thursday) night.
Two number seeds advanced to the elite eight with Gonzaga beating Florida State 72-58, and Virginia taking out Oregon 53-49.
The third seeded Purdue Boilmakers upset the 2nd seeded Tennessee Volunteers 99-94 in overtime, and Texas Tech is moving dispatching Michigan 63-44.
Four more games on the slate today see Michigan State against LSU, North Carolina facing Auburn, Duke vs. Virginia Tech, and Kentucky battling Houston.