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KJEL SPORTS FRIDAY JULY 2, 2021

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL THURSDAY-

COLORADO 5 CARDINALS 2

ELIAS DÍAZ BLASTED A WALK-OFF THREE-RUN HOMER LIFTING THE ROCKIES TO A WIN OVER THE CARDINALS AT COORS FIELD..

PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT HIT A SOLO-SHOT FOR ST. LOUIS. GIOVANNY GALLEGOS RETIRED THE FIRST TWO IN THE 9TH, THEN WALKED TWO BEFORE SURRENDERING THE LONG BALL TO DIAZ..IT OVERSHADOWED A QUALITY 8 INNING START FROM CARDS VETERAN ADAM WAINRIGHT.

 

THE LOSS SNAPPED A THREE-GAME WINNING STREAK. GAME 2 OF THE 4-GAME SERIES IS TONIGHT..PRE-GAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:15 ON KJEL..

NOLAN ARENADO WILL BE BACK AT COORS FIELD LATER THIS MONTH AS AN ALL-STAR FOR THE CARDINALS. ARENADO WAS VOTED BY FANS AS THE STARTING NATIONAL LEAGUE THIRD BASEMAN FOR THE 2021 ALL-STAR GAME. THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED IN COLORADO ON JULY 13TH.
HE TALKED ABOUT HIS RETURN TO DENVER LAST NIGHT.

THE 30-YEAR-OLD WAS A FIVE-TIME ALL-STAR WITH THE ROCKIES BEFORE BEING TRADED TO ST. LOUIS THIS PAST OFFSEASON.

BOSTON 15 ROYALS 1

IT WAS A RED SOX WIPEOUT AT FENWAY PARK, AND A SWEEP OF THE 4 GAME SERIES…NATHAN EOVALDI THREW SEVEN SHUTOUT INNINGS AND THE BOSTON LINEUP PRODUCED FOUR HOMERS AND 17 HITS IN HANDING K.C. A NINTH CONSECUTIVE SETBACK ON A TEN GAME ROADTRIP…THE ROYALS ARE HOME TONIGHT AGAINST MINNESOTA AT 7:10..

 

DOUBLE A BASEBALL-

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 9 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 5

NBA PLAYOFFS-

MILWAUKEE 123 ATLANTA 112 (BUCKS LEAD THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL 3 GAMES TO 2)

NHL PLAYOFFS-

GAME 3 OF THE STANLEY CUP FINAL IS TONITE WITH TAMPA BAY AT MONTREAL..LIGHTNING LEAD THE SERIES 2 GAMES TO NONE.

 

RACING-

THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER CAME TO THE LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY AT WHEATLAND…JOHNNY FENNEWALD OF APPLETON CITY WON THE LATE MODEL FEATURE..LEBANON’S KRIS JACKSON DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE B-MOD FEATURE. MATT JOHNSON OF ARCHIE PREVAILED IN THE MODIFIED FEATURE..JAMES MCMILLIN OF WARRENSBURG TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG IN THE STOCK CAR FEATURE….


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