KXEO Sports Report 4/8/21

Cardinals baseball is finally back in St. Louis as Opening day has arrived and will look a bit different due to COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.

Around 30 percent fan capacity will be allowed socially distanced in the stands at Busch Stadium.

Pregame ceremonies begin at 2:30 with an appearance by the famous Budweiser Clydesdales.

Then a tribute to Lou Brock and Bob Gibson.

An introduction of Cardinals Hall of Famers, and a salute to Mike Shannon.

The 2021 St. Louis Cardinals will also be introduced and the players will ride in a Ford motorcade in 2021 Ford F-150 Lariat trucks.

St. Louis faces the Milwaukee Brewers and send Adam Wainwright to the mound for his 6th home opener.

First pitch is at 3:15.

The Mexico Bulldogs Baseball Team will be at home tonight to host the Fulton Hornets.

Varsity starts at 5pm.

The St. Louis Cardinals completed the series sweep of the Miami Marlins on the road yesterday winning 7-0.

Yadier Molina hit a 2 run homer in the 7th inning to break a scoreless tie.

Dylan Carlson recorded a grand slam and Jack Flaherty picked up his first win of the season.

The Redbirds play their home opener this afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Kansas City Royals lost 4-2 to the Cleveland Indians to split the brief 2 game series.

The St. Louis Blues ended their 7 game skid with a 3-1 win against the Vegas Golden Knights.

Jordan Binnington made an NHL career high 50 saves.

Jake Walman scored his first NHL goal for the Blues.

St. Louis also ended an eight game home skid.

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