KXEO Sports Report for 4/18/19

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The Mexico Bulldogs baseball team with a tough loss 15-0 in three innings to the Kirksville Tigers last (Wednesday) night on the road.

Tigers starting pitcher Blake Howard threw a perfect game.

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In other high school baseball last (Wednesday) night Clopton beat North Callaway 10-8.

It was Fulton over Battle 12-5.

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Columbia’s Battle High School Spartans have hired a new head coach.

The announcement is being made that former Missouri Tiger and NFL defensive lineman Atiyyah Ellison will take over the role.

Ellison has been an assistant coach at Battle and played defensive line for Mizzou from 2002-2004.

He was also selected by the Carolina Panthers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

Ellsion is taking over for Justin Conyers who left Battle to take over as head coach for the Hallsville Indians football team.

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The St. Louis Cardinals were able to avoid a series sweep against the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday (Wednesday) with a 6-3 win.

Redbirds starting pitcher Michael Wacha struck out 7 over 6 innings.

Marcell Ozuna hit his fifth homer in four games.

St. Louis has the day off today (Thursday) and will start a series against the New York Mets tomorrow (Friday).

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The Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 in ten innings yesterday (Wednesday).

The game featured a benches clearing incident with several ejections in the sixth inning.

Royals right hander Brad Keller gave up a two run home run to Tim Anderson in the fourth, and Anderson turned and threw his bat toward his dugout in celebration.

The next time Anderson came up, Keller plunked him in the rear, both benches and bullpens rushed the field.

The Royals got the last laugh with Hunter Doziers go ahead home run in the 10th inning.




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