KXEO Sports Report For 7/18/19

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The St. Louis Cardinals with a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon at Busch Stadium.

Paul Goldschmidt hit the game winning three run home run in the seventh inning.

Tyler O’Neill continued his hot streak belting his fourth home run in five days.

The Redbirds ended up taking 2 out of 3 games from the Pirates.

 

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The Kansas City Royals continuing their winning ways since the All Star break with a 7-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox last (Wednesday) night.

Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy went six innings recorded five strikeouts and gave up only 2 runs.

The Royals are 5-1 since the All-Star break and have their first winning home-stand of the season with back to back series victories over the Tigers and White Sox.

 

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Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ernie Broglio is dead at the age of 83.

The St. Louis Post Dispatch reported the news yesterday (Wednesday).

He tied for the National League lead with 21 victories in 1960 for the Cardinals.

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He will forever be remembered as the other half of the trade that brought future Hall of Famer Lou Brock to St. Louis from Chicago in June, 1964.

Broglio died Tuesday night in San Jose, California after battling cancer according to his daughter.

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