KXEO Sports Report For 4/16/19

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The Mexico Bulldogs baseball team lost 15-1 to the Marshall Owls last (Monday) night.


Jesse Fennewald provided the lone RBI for Mexico.


Mexico is now 6-8 overall and 2-4 in the North Central Missouri Conference.

The Bulldogs are back at home tonight (Tuesday) taking on the Hannibal Pirates.

Varsity starts at 5 with JV to follow.

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Major League Baseball teams celebrated Jackie Robinson breaking the colour barrier last (Monday) night.

Robinson debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15,1947.

Since the 2009 season, every player, manager, and coach across the league wears Robinson’s jersey number 42 without their name on the back of the jersey.

Bryce Harper decided to pay tribute to Robinson’s days as a UCLA Bruin for last (Monday) nights game against the Mets, wearing some blue and gold cleats.

Robinson’s number 42 was retired league-wide on April 15th, 1997.

To this date, Jackie Robinson is the only player to receive this honor in Major League Baseball.

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The St. Louis Cardinals lost a slugfest in Milwaukee 10-7 to the Brewers last (Monday) night.

Paul DeJong and Paul Goldscmidt each had back to home runs.

However the Brewers slugger Christian Yelich clubbed 3 home runs on the night and has now homered in 6 straight games against the Redbirds.

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The Kansas City Royals 3 game winning streak came to an end with a 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox last (Monday) night.

The Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier hit a solo home run in the loss.

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