MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SUNDAY-

CINCINNATI 4 CARDINALS 3

THE REDS CAPTURED THE FINAL GAME OF THE WEEKEND AT BUSCH STADIUM, WINNING TWO OF THREE BY SCORING THE TYING RUN IN THE SIXTH AND
GO-AHEAD RUN IN THE EIGHTH….THE VISITORS HAD TEN HITS INCLUDING JONATHAN INDIA’S SOLO HOMER IN THE FIRST…A WALK, GROUNDOUT, PASSED BALL AND FIELDER’S CHOICE PLATED THE DECIDING RUN FOR THE REDS, SADDLING THE LOSS ON JORDAN HICKS..

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THE CARDS WENT A DISMAL 1 FOR 11 WITH RUNNERS IN SCORING POSITION TO BRING THAT CATEGORY TO 9 FOR 70 IN THE LAST 12 GAMES, HELPING BRING ABOUT 15 LOSSES IN 22 ONE RUN GAMES…STARTER ADAM WAINRIGHT PITCHED INTO THE SIXTH, GIVING THREE RUNS ON EIGHT HITS WITH ONE WALK AND TWO STRIKEOUTS….

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ST. LOUIS IS NOW 8 GAMES OUT OF FIRST IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL WITH 7 DEFEATS IN THE LAST NINE GAMES AND  SIX STRAIGHT SERIES LOSSES….THE CARDS WILL HOST SAN FRANCISCO TONIGHT AT 6:45….PRE-GAME AT 5:50 ON KJEL….

BALTIMORE 11 ROYALS 3

THE ORIOLES COMPLETED A 3-GAME SWEEP AT CAMDEN YARDS, BREAKING A 3-3 TIE WITH THREE RUNS IN THE THIRD, THEN ADDING THREE MORE IN THE SEVENTH…..GUNNAR HENDERSON HOMERED AND WENT 3 FOR FIVE AT THE PLATE…FORMER ROYAL RYAN O’HEARN WAS 3 FOR 3 WITH FOUR RUNS SCORED FOR THE O’S……SALVADOR PEREZ HOMERED FOR K.C. BUT THE END RESULT IS A SIX GAME LOSING STREAK AND A RECORD OF 18-47….THE ROYALS HOST CINCINNATI TONIGHT AT 7:10…..

TEXAS LEAGUE-

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 5 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 2

COLLEGE BASEBALL-

JUST TWO SPOTS REMAIN TO BE FILLED FOR THE WORLD SERIES….TENNESSEE IS AT SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND TEXAS AT STANFORD TONIGHT IN THE THIRD AND FINAL GAMES OF THOSE SUPER REGIONALS…..WAKE FOREST, VIRGINIA, L.S.U., ORAL ROBERTS, T.C.U. AND FLORIDA HAVE ALL PUNCHED THEIR TICKETS TO OMAHA…..

N.B.A. FINALS-

MIAMI AT DENVER (GAME 5 WITH THE NUGGETS LEADING THE HEAT 3-1)

RACING-

AT THE LEBANON MIDWAY SPEEDWAY FRIDAY, DYLAN BATES OF FAIR GROVE WON THE LATE MODEL FEATURE…STEVE MUILENBERG OF SPARTA WAS FIRST IN THE MIDWEST MODS FEATURE..TUSCUMBIA’S PAYTON MCDOWELL CAPTURED THE PURE STOCK FEATURE…DONNIE MILLER OF WEST PLAINS DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE SUPER STOCK MAIN..REPUBLIC’S MIKE MAGGARD WON THE B-MOD FEATURE..51 CARS COMPETED AT MIDWAY..

AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY, ZEB KEEPER OF AURORA WON THE U.S.R.A. STOCK CAR FEATURE..BRAXTON RUPP OF ROGERSVILLE TOOK THE CHECKERED IN THE LEGENDS FEATURE…BOLIVAR’S ROBERT TOSH PREVAILED IN THE MINI STOCK FEATURE…..MIKE GILLIS OF CLEVER WON THE BOMBER-ENDURO RACE….MIDWEST MODZ B-CLASS FEATURE WENT TO TYLER PEARISH OF ORONOGO..TY JONES OF BOIS D’ARC WAS FIRST IN THE PURE STOCK FEATURE…THE MIDWEST MODS A-CLASS FEATURE WAS WON BY JERRY LANKTON OF LAMPE WITH STOUTLAND’S DAYTON NEWELL CAPTURING THE B-FEATURE….
THE B-MOD FEATURE WENT TO GREENFIELD’S WESLEY LONG….153 CARS WERE REGISTERED TO RUN AT SPRINGFIELD….

SATURDAY’S PROGRAM AT LAKE OZARK SPEEDWAY WAS CALLED OFF DUE TO WEATHER…

MARTIN TRUEX, JR. WON SUNDAY’S NASCAR EVENT ON THE ROAD COURSE AT SONOMA, CALIFORNIA…ARIC ALMIROLA PREVAILED IN THE XFINITY RACE…

M.L.S. SOCCER-

ST. LOUIS CITY 1 L.A. GALAXY 1

SPORTING KANSAS CITY 4 AUSTIN 1