KXEO Sports Report for 4/10/19

The Missouri Tigers Football team is getting ready for its annual Spring Black and Gold game on Saturday.

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Head coach Barry Odom talked to KXEO  about his team after yesterday’s (Tuesday) practice.

The Black and Gold game takes place this Saturday, at 3 at Faurot Field.

It is free, however monetary or canned food donations for the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, are being accepted at the gates.

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Missouri Tiger’s Women’s Basketball all time leading scorer Sophie Cunningham has accepted an invitation to the WNBA draft in New York tonight (Wednesday).

Cunningham is one of 12 players that will attend the WNBA’s 3 round draft.

In the most recent mock draft on ESPN, Cunningham is projected as the 10th overall pick to Washington.

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The St. Louis Cardinals shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 last (Tuesday) night at Busch Stadium.

It was the first time the Dodgers have been shut this year, and the St. Louis Cardinals have now won 3 in a row.

 

Paul Goldschmidt jacked his 6th home run of the season.

Paul Dejong extended his hit streak to 10 games, scoring twice and reaching base 4 times last (Tuesday) night.

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The Kansas City Royals lost 6-3 to the Seattle Mariners.

Whit Merrifield now has a 30 game hitting streak, after a triple in last (Tuesday) nights game.

Merrifield tied the 30 game mark that Hall of Famer George Brett set in 1980.

Brett said he is rooting for Merrifield to break his Royals record at Kauffman Stadium tonight (Wednesday).

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The St. Louis Blues start their quest for a Stanley Cup tonight (Wednesday) in game 1 of the playoffs against the Winnipeg Jets.

January 1st the Blues were in last place in the NHL.

Thanks to a franchise-record 11 game winning streak and an incredible season from rookie goaltender Jordan Binnington, the Blues finished in 3rd place in the Central Division.

Winnipeg is the 2 seed and will host tonight’s (Wednesday) game.

The Jets hold the season record over St. Louis at 3-1-0. Puck drops at 7.

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