KXEO Sports Report For 6/21/19

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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins went extra innings for a second consecutive night at Busch Stadium.

The Marlins got the best of the Redbirds 7-6 in 11 innings last (Thursday) night.


Jack Flaherty who was pinch running for Yadier Molina was picked off at second base to flatten the hopes of a second straight walk off win.

One bright spot in the game came in the 8th inning when St. Louis slugger Tommy Edman hit his first Major League home run.

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The Kansas City Royals took out the first place Minnesota Twins 4-1 at Kauffman Stadium last (Thursday) night.

Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman threw 7 sold innings of one-run ball.

Kanasas City has now won four of five games.

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Former Missouri Tiger forward Jontay Porter not taken in last (Thursday) night’s NBA draft.

Porter had a torn ACL and MCL this past year and missed all season due to his injuries.

Jontay then re-tore his ACL in March.

The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke’s Zion Williamson as the number one overall pick.

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Former St. Louis Cardinal Albert Pujols returns to Busch Stadium for the first since December 8th, 2011 tonight (Friday).

The former Cardinals slugger still has a home in the suburbs of St. Louis and helped lead the Cardinals to 2 World Series championships, winning three National League MVP awards, a batting title, and earning nine All-Star selections.

Eight years after leaving for a 10 year, 240 million dollar contract with the Los Angles Angels, Pujols is coming back home.

First pitch is at 7:15.

All of the action can be heard on AM 1340 KXEO.

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