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KJEL SPORTS MONDAY JUNE 28, 2021

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SUNDAY-

PITTSBURGH 7 CARDINALS 2

THE JUNE WOES CONTINUED FOR ST. LOUIS WITH A THIRD SETBACK IN THE FOUR GAME SERIES TO THE PIRATES…THE VISITORS TOOK A QUICK 3-0 LEAD IN THE FIRST BEFORE ADDING TWO IN THE FOURTH AND FIFTH, OUTHITTING THE CARDS 12-3..MANAGER MIKE SHILDT ON ANOTHER ROUGH OUTING FROM STARTER JOHAN OVIEDO…

OVIEDO IS NOW WINLESS IN 14 STARTS….PITTSBURGH’S MAX KRANICK, MAKING HIS MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT, PITCHED FIVE PERFECT INNINGS PRIOR TO LEAVING AFTER A 64 MINUTE RAIN DELAY…..GREGORY POLANCO AND BEN GAMEL BOTH HOMERED FOR PITTSBURGH..

THE CARDS HAVE DROPPED SIX OF SEVEN TO FALL FOUR BELOW .500 AND EIGHT GAMES BEHIND CENTRAL DIVISION LEADING MILWAUKEE…A 3-GAME SERIES STARTS TONITE WITH ARIZONA AT BUSCH STADIUM…PRE-GAME COVERAGE WILL BEGIN AT 6:20 ON KJEL……

TEXAS 4 ROYALS 1

THE RANGERS COMPLETED A 3-GAME SWEEP OF KANSAS CITY…JORDAN LYLES WAS THE WINNER WITH THE LOSS PINNED ON BRADY SINGER…WHIT MERRIFIELD’S FIFTH INNING SINGLE PLATED THE ONLY RUN FOR THE ROYALS WHO’VE SUFFERED FOUR, FIVE GAME LOSING STREAKS THIS YEAR……

JOEY GALLO HOMERED FOR TEXAS AND FORMER ROYAL IAN KENNEDY COLLECTED HIS 13TH SAVE..KANSAS CITY WILL BE AT FENWAY PARK TONITE TO MEET THE BOSTON RED SOX AT 6:10 TO BEGIN A 4-GAME SERIES…THE ROYALS ARE 33-43, AND 17-33 IN THE LAST FIFTY GAMES..

 

DOUBLE A BASEBALL-

TULSA DRILLERS 6 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 3

NBA PLAYOFFS SUNDAY-

MILWAUKEE 113 ATLANTA 102 (BUCKS LEAD EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL 2 GAMES TO 1)

GAME 5 OF THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL IS TONIGHT IN PHOENIX WITH THE SUNS OWNING A 3 GAMES TO 1 ADVANTAGE ON THE L.A. CLIPPERS…

NHL-

THE STANLEY CUP FINAL BEGINS TONIGHT WITH DEFENDING CHAMPION TAMPA BAY HOSTING MONTREAL..

RACING-

RAIN WASHED OUT THE SATURDAY PROGRAMS AT BOLIVAR, SPRINGFIELD AND LAKE OZARK AND THE OFF-ROAD EVENT AT LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY AT WHEATLAND……

AUSTIN CINDRIC WON THE XFINITY RACE SATURDAY AT POCONO, WITH JOHN HUNTER NEMECHEK CLAIMING THE TRUCK RACE…KYLE BUSCH DROVE TO VICTORY SUNDAY IN THE NASCAR EVENT AT POCONO..

CONGRATULATIONS TO LEBANON’S CARTER SING, WHO EARNED A GOLD MEDAL IN DETROIT AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS…

GOLF-

CURTIS BROKENBOW OF ST. LOUIS CAPTURED THE MISSOURI AMATEUR SUNDAY AT PORTO CIMA AT THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS, 3 AND 2 OVER CHAD NIEZING OF MANCHESTER….

TRACK AND FIELD-

KARISSA SCHWEIZER HAS QUALIFIED FOR TWO INDIVIDUAL EVENTS AT THE SAME OLYMPICS. THE FORMER MIZZOU STANDOUT FINISHED SECOND IN THE TEN THOUSAND METER RUN ON A WARM SATURDAY AT THE U-S OLYMPIC TRIALS.

 

SHE HAD ALREADY QUALIFIED FOR THE FIVE THOUSAND METER RUN AND BECOMES ONLY THE SEVENTH AMERICAN WOMAN TO QUALIFY IN BOTH.


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