KXEO Sports Report For 8/5/19

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The St. Louis Cardinals with a 4-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics yesterday (Sunday).

The Redbirds were swept in the 2 game series over the weekend and fell to 0-4 against the A’s this season.

With the loss St. Louis now trails the Chicago Cubs by 1 and 1/2 games in the National League East.

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The Kansas City Royals shutout 3-0 against the Minnesota Twins.

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Royals super-utility man Whit Merrifield also had his streak of not going hitless in back-to-back games come to an end at 135, which was the second longest in the American League since 1946.

Kansas City has now lost 6 consecutive games.

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Two former Kansas City Chiefs are now enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Six time All-Pro Tony Gonzalez spent 12 seasons with the Chiefs as a tight end before being traded to Atlanta in 2009.

His final totals included 15,127 yards receiving and 111 touchdowns during the regular season.

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Safety Johnny Robinson’s induction makes for a half dozen members of the great Chiefs defense of the 1960’s to be included in the Hall of Fame.

Robinson, one of 20 players to play all 10 seasons of the AFL, made 57 interceptions and went to seven Pro Bowls.

The class of 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame was formally inducted on Saturday night in Canton, Ohio.

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