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Kevin’s Friday Sports

DAY TWO OF THE BASEBALL DRAFT SAW THE CARDINALS CONTINUE THE HIGH SCHOOL TREND AT THE START WITH THE SELECTION OF KINGWOOD, TEXAS SHORTSTOP-PITCHER MASYN WINN WITH THE 54TH OVERALL PICK. THEN PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS PITCHER MARKEVIAN “TINK” HENCE….BOTH PLAYERS HAD COMMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS…ST. LOUIS COMPLETED THEIR FINAL FOUR OF SEVEN CHOICES WITH PROSPECTS FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL, INCLUDING MIZZOU PITCHER IAN BEDELL..
THE ROYALS CHOSE CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL PITCHER BEN HERNANDEZ WITH THEIR SECOND ROUND PICK..ALABAMA OUTFIELDER TYLER GENTRY FOLLOWED IN THE THIRD ROUND, THEN OREGON STATE PITCHER CHRISTIAN CHAMBERLAIN IN THE FOURTH, AND EASTERN ILLINOIS PITCHER WILL KLEIN IN THE FIFTH…FOUR OF THE SIX KANSAS CITY SELECTIONS THIS YEAR ARE PITCHERS..A TOTAL OF ONE HUNDRED SIXTY PLAYERS WERE DRAFTED IN THE FIVE ROUND EVENT..OF THOSE, ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN CAME FROM THE COLLEGE RANKS….

AREA WEEKEND STOCK CAR RACING BEGINS TONITE WITH THE LEBANON MIDWAY SPEEDWAY, AND THE DALLAS COUNTY SPEEDWAY AT URBANA COMMENCING AT 8:00….TOMORROW, THE LEBANON I-44 SPEEDWAY WILL START AT 8:00… LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY AT WHEATLAND WILL HAVE DRAG BOAT RACING ON LAKE LUCAS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AND CIRCLE TRACK RACING TOMORROW EVENING, AND SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY WILL GREEN FLAG AT 7:00 TOMORROW… THE LAKE OZARK SPEEDWAY AT ELDON WILL HAVE ACTION TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7PM….

NASCAR RACING WILL SPEND THE WEEKEND IN SOUTH FLORIDA WITH XFINITY AND TRUCK EVENTS TOMORROW, AND THE CUP RACE SUNDAY AFTERNOON…

GAME TWO OF THE 2006 WORLD SERIES IS TONITE ON KJEL WITH THE CARDINALS TRYING TO TAKE THE FIRST TWO GAMES ON THE ROAD IN DETROIT..BROADCAST TIME IS AT 6:15 ON KJEL…


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