MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SUNDAY-

CARDINALS 7 CHICAGO CUBS 5

IT WAS A SPLIT IN THE WEEKEND LONDON SERIES WITH ST. LOUIS MOUNTING A COMEBACK FROM AN EARLY FOUR RUN DEFICIT IN A GAME THAT NECESSITATED LENGTHY BULLPEN WORK FROM FIVE HURLERS….MANAGER OLI MARMOL SAID THEY WERE IN FAMILIAR TERRITORY..

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AFTER MATTHEW LIBERATORE DEPARTED IN THE THIRD, JAKE WOODFORD, GENESIS CABRERA, GIOVANNY GALLEGOS, ANDRE PALLANTE AND JORDAN HICKS COVERED THE REMAINING SIX AND TWO THIRD INNINGS, ALLOWING JUST ONE RUN ON THREE HITS WITH TWO WALKS AND SEVEN STRIKEOUTS….WILLSON CONTRERAS WENT 4 FOR 4 WITH TWO RUNS SCORED TO SPARK A 12 HIT ATTACK….

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THE REDBIRDS COMMITTED TWO ERRORS, LOST TWO RUNNERS WITH A PICK-OFF AND CAUGHT STEALING, AND WERE 4 FOR 13 WITH RUNNERS IN SCORING POSITION, BUT 1ST BASEMAN PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT DROVE HOME WHAT PROVED TO BE THE WINNING RUN…..

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THE CARDS BUNCHED THEIR SEVEN RUNS IN THE SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH TO LEAVE ENGLAND AT 32-45; 8 AND A HALF GAMES BACK OF FIRST PLACE CINCINNATI…CENTERFIELDER TOMMY EDMAN….

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AFTER TAKING TODAY OFF, A THREE GAME SERIES WITH THE DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPION HOUSTON ASTROS WILL BEGIN TOMORROW NIGHT AT BUSCH STADIUM WITH PRE-GAME AT 5:50 ON KJEL….
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)

 

TAMPA BAY 3 ROYALS 1

THE RAYS EARNED A SPLIT IN THE 4-GAME SERIES, SNAPPING A 1-1 TIE WITH TWO RUNS IN THE 7TH…..MAIKEL GARCIA’S R.B.I. SINGLE IN THE FOURTH WAS THE ONLY OFFENSE FOR K.C., WHICH WASTED A QUALITY START FROM DANIEL LYNCH, WHO GAINED A NO-DECISION..THE ROYALS ARE 22-56 BUT SHORTSTOP BOBBY WITT, JR. FEELS PROGRESS IS BEING MADE….

 

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TAYLOR CLARKE TOOK THE LOSS….THE ROYALS ARE OFF TODAY, THEN HOST CLEVELAND TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7:10…..
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)

TEXAS LEAGUE SUNDAY-

FRISCO 9 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 6

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES-

FLORIDA 24 L.S.U. 4
WINNER TAKE ALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME BETWEEN THE GATORS AND TIGERS IS TONIGHT AT 6:00 IN OMAHA

RACING-

THURSDAY’S SCHEDULED S.R.L. NATIONAL FIRECRACKER 150 AT THE LEBANON I-44 SPEEDWAY HAS BEEN CALLED OFF DUE TO THE PROSPECTS OF RAINY WEATHER…..THE S.R.L. SUPER LATE MODEL TOUR IS SET TO BE AT I-44 SPEEDWAY ON THURSDAY AUGUST 24TH….

AT THE LEBANON MIDWAY SPEEDWAY FRIDAY, LEVI HARRIS OF CONWAY WON THE PURE STOCK FEATURE……DYLAN BATES OF FAIR GROVE TOOK THE CHECKERED IN THE LATE MODEL FEATURE..STOUTLAND’S BEN NEWELL DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE MIDWEST MODS FEATURE..TERRY EASUM OF BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA WON THE 305 WINGED SPRINT FEATURE, MIKE STRIEGEL OF WHEATLAND CAPTURED THE B-MOD FEATURE..DARREN MURPHY OF WILLARD WON THE LEGENDS FEATURE.. AND DEREK BROWN OF STOUTLAND FINISHED AHEAD OF THE FIELD IN THE SUPER STOCK MAIN…48 CARS ENTERED TO COMPETE AT MIDWAY….

AT LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, LARRY FERRIS OF NEVADA RAN TO THE CHECKERED IN THE LATE MODEL FEATURE..RYAN MIDDAUGH OF FULTON WAS FIRST IN THE MODIFIED FEATURE..MASON BECK OF URBANA DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE STOCK CAR FEATURE..COLSON KIRK OF URBANA TOOK THE B-MOD FEATURE…54 CARS WERE A PART OF THE PROGRAM AT WHEATLAND…….

AT LAKE OZARK SPEEDWAY IT WAS THE SUMMER SEND-OFF SATURDAY, AND MILES PAULUS OF MARSHALL WON THE A.S.C.S. SPRINT FEATURE…
DEREK HENSON OF RUSSELLVILLE WAS FIRST IN THE SUPER STOCK FEATURE…DARIN PORTER OF CALIFORNIA WON THE PURE STOCK FEATURE..SPRINGFIELD’S RYAN GILLMORE FINISHED AHEAD OF THE PACK IN THE B-MOD FEATURE..
BEN NEWELL OF STOUTLAND PREVAILED IN THE MIDWEST MODS FEATURE..CAR COUNT WAS 59 AT ELDON..

95 CARS WERE ON-HAND AT SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY SATURDAY….JOHNNY COATS OF JOPLIN WON THE STOCK CAR FEATURE..PHIL BURKYBILE OF SENECA CAPTURED THE LEGENDS FEATURE..BOLIVAR’S ROBERT TOSH OUTDROVE THE PACK TO WIN THE MINI STOCK FEATURE….THE MIDWEST MODZ B-CLASS FEATURE WENT TO AUSTIN HARRELL OF SPRINGFIELD…MICHAEL MCKNIGHT OF SPRINGFIELD WAS FIRST IN THE PURE STOCK MAIN…THE MIDWEST MODS A-CLASS FEATURE WAS WON BY SUNDANCE KEEPER OF BILLINGS..JAMES THOMPSON OF SPRINGFIELD DROVE TO A WIN IN THE B-MOD FEATURE..

ROSS CHASTAIN WON SUNDAY’S NASCAR RACE AT THE NASHVILLE SUPERSPEEDWAY….THE XFINITY RACE SATURDAY WAS WON BY A.J. ALLMENDINGER….FRIDAY’S TRUCK RACE WENT TO CARSON HOCEVAR….

GOLF-

PETER WEAVER OF ST. LOUIS WON THE MISSOURI AMATEUR SUNDAY AT PAYNE’S VALLEY IN HOLLISTER AS HE WAS ABLE TO GET PAST MICHAEL WINSLOW OF OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS 4-UP IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL…..