KXEO Sports Report for 3/29/19

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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