KXEO Sports Report for 4/9/19

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The Mexico Bulldogs baseball team are back at .500 on the season defeating the North Callaway Thunderbirds 6-1 on the road last (Monday) night.

Mexico starting pitcher Baylee Dukes pitched 6 innings allowing only 3 hits and got the win.

Cole Whalen went 2-3 with an RBI.

The Bulldogs have now matched their win total from a season ago at 6.

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The St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Los Angeles Dodger’s five game winning streak with a 4-3 win last (Monday) night at Busch Stadium.

Marcell Ozuna hit his second home run of the year in the victory.

The Cardinals evened their season record at 5-5.

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The Kansas City Royals lost 13-5 to the visiting Seattle Mariners.

Royals super utility man Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to 29 games with a first inning single.

Merrifield is now only one hit shy of tying a club record of 30 set by George Brett in 1980. Merrifield’s hitting streak also is the longest in the Majors since Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman’s 30 gamer from August to September of 2016.

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The Virginia Cavaliers are national champions after defeating the Texas Tech Red Raiders 85-77 in overtime last (Monday) night.

It is the school’s first national title and comes a season after becoming the first number 1 seed to lose to a 16 seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

Virginia finishes the season with 34 wins and just 3 losses.

President Trump sent out a tweet saying Congratulations to Virginia, great game.

The runner up Texas Tech Red Raiders ended their season at 31-7.

 

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