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KJEL SPORTS MONDAY AUGUST 16, 2021

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SUNDAY-

CARDINALS 7 ROYALS 2

A PRODUCTIVE ST. LOUIS ROAD TRIP CONCLUDED WITH A 3-GAME SWEEP AT KAUFFMAN STADIUM…THE CARDS BUNCHED TOGETHER ALL OF THEIR OFFENSE IN THE FIRST TWO INNINGS…JOSE RONDON PROVIDED SOME OPENING INNING PUNCH..

IN THE SECOND, THE REDBIRDS TACKED ON FOUR MORE WITH NOLAN ARENADO’S TWO RUN HOMER, FOLLOWED BY A SOLO BLAST OFF THE BAT OF TYLER O’NEILL…THAT BACKED THE PITCHING OF J.A. HAPP WHO SUPPLIED A ANOTHER QUALITY START, GOING FIVE AND TWO THIRDS WITH NO RUNS ALLOWED…

THE ST. LOUIS STARTERS ALLOWED JUST ONE EARNED RUN IN 17 AND A THIRD INNINGS DURING THE SERIES…THE ROYALS BULLPEN BLANKED THE VISITORS OVER THE FINAL SEVEN AND TWO THIRDS BUT THE DAMAGE WAS ALREADY DONE AND MANAGER MIKE MATHENY ACKNOWLEDGED THE ROUGH WEEKEND….

 

ARENADO HOMERED IN ALL THREE GAMES AND HAS 25 ON THE SEASON WHICH SUDDENLY IS SET UP TO CONTAIN MEANINGFUL ACTION OVER THE NEXT 45 GAMES.

THE CARDS SWEPT THE SIX GAME TRIP TO PITSBURGH AND KANSAS CITY, AND HAVE WON EIGHT OF NINE AND AFTER A MONDAY OFF, WILL HOST NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL DIVISION LEADING MILWAUKEE TUESDAY NIGHT AT BUSCH STADIUM WITH PRE-GAME AT 5:50 ON KJEL…THE ROYALS REMAIN AT HOME TONITE TO FACE AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST LEADING HOUSTON AT 7:1O…

 

DOUBLE A BASEBALL SUNDAY-

ARKANSAS 5 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 1

NFL-

KANSAS CITY 19 SAN FRANCISCO 13

ROOKIE QUARTERBACK SHANE BUECHELE SCORED ON A 1-YARD TOUCHDOWN RUN WITH A MINUTE 14 LEFT GIVING THE CHIEFS A LATE FOURTH QUARTER ROAD VICTORY….PATRICK MAHOMES ENGINEERED THE FIRST OFFENSIVE SERIES, THEN GAVE WAY TO CHAD HENNE, ANTHONY GORDON AND THEN BUECHELE WHO MOVED K.C. SIXTY EIGHT YARDS ON NINE PLAYS IN A MINUTE 23 SECONDS…..THE CHIEFS WILL VISIT THE ARIZONA CARDINALS THIS FRIDAY FOR A 7:00 KICKOFF IN GAME TWO OF THE PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE…

RACING-

AT THE LEBANON MIDWAY SPEEDWAY FRIDAY. BRIAN SCHUTT TOOK THE WIN IN THE B-MOD FEATURE, MARK SIMON PREVAILED IN THE LATE MODEL MAIN, MICHAEL MUSKRAT FINISHED AHEAD OF THE PACK IN THE SUPER STOCK FEATURE WHILE STEVE MUILENBERG CAPTURED THE MIDWEST MODIFIED FEATURE…BRIAN PIERCY TOOK THE WIN IN THE PURE STOCK FEATURE AND JUSTIN DAY DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE HORNETS FEATURE..

LAKE OZARK SPEEDWAY AT ELDON HOSTED THE BATTLE AT THE BEACH LUCAS OIL MLRA EVENT SATURDAY…..COLE CAMPBELL OF MEXICO WON THE B-MOD FEATURE..TYLER WORLEY OF STE. GENEVIEVE PLACED FIRST IN THE SUPER STOCK MAIN. ….LEBANON’S WILL GARNER WAS VICTORIOUS IN THE MIDWEST MODIFIED FEATURE..REPUBLIC’S PAYTON LOONEY TOOK THE CHECKERED IN THE LATE MODEL FEATURE…

AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY, STEVE BOWERS OF TOPEKA, KANSAS TOOK THE VICTORY IN THE MODIFIED FEATURE..THE A CLASS MIDWEST MODZ FEATURE WAS CAPTURED BY JOPLIN’S JERAD MCINTIRE..THE B-MOD FEATURE WAS WON BY SPRINGFIELD’S RYAN GILLMORE….DYLAN DORRIS OF CARTHAGE PREVAILED IN THE B-CLASS FEATURE…JAMES REDUS OF SPRINGFIELD WAS FIRST IN THE PURE STOCK FEATURE WHILE SPRINGFIELD’S GRAYSON MCKINEY WON THE LEGENDS FEATURE AND AURORA’S COLE WELLS TOOK THE CHECKERED IN THE LATE MODEL FEATURE WHILE JACOB PURYEAR OF PLEASANT HOPE WON THE MINI STOCK FEATURE..

A.J. ALMENDINGER WON SUNDAY’S NASCAR EVENT ON THE INDIANAPOLIS ROAD COURSE..AUSTIN CINDRIC WON SATURDAY’S XFINITY RACE…


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