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KJEL SPORTS THURSDAY JUNE 17, 2021

 

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WEDNESDAY-

CARDINALS 1 MIAMI 0

YADIER MOLINA DROVE IN THE WINNING RUN IN THE BOTTOM OF THE NINTH AS THE CARDINALS WALKED OFF THE MARLINS ON KJEL.

JOHAN OVIEDO PITCHED SEVEN SCORELESS INNINGS FOR THE CARDINALS. RYAN HELSLEY PICKED UP THE WIN FOR ST. LOUIS, WHICH FINISHED THE THREE-GAME SWEEP. SANDY ALCANTARA GAVE UP ONE RUN OVER EIGHT AND A THIRD INNINGS TO TAKE THE LOSS FOR THE MARLINS. CARDS SKIPPER MIKE SHILDT SAID THEY WERE FORTUNATE TO GET 1 OFF THE FORMER REDBIRD PITCHER..

MIAMI HAS LOST FOUR STRAIGHT. ST. LOUIS TAKES FLIGHT TO ATLANTA TO BEGIN A 4-GAME SERIES WITH THE BRAVES…PRE-GAME AIRS AT 5:25 THIS AFTERNOON ON KJEL..

DETROIT 6 ROYALS 5

NOMAR MAZARA’S INSURANCE RBI SINGLE IN THE NINTH PROVED TO BE THE WINNING RUN AS THE TIGERS BEAT THE ROYALS IN KANSAS CITY. WILLI CASTRO HOMERED AND DROVE IN A PAIR AS DETROIT SWEPT THE THREE-GAME SET. K.C. MANAGER MIKE MATHENY SAID IT WAS A RARE HICCUP BY THE BULLPEN.

TARIK SKUBAL PICKED UP HIS FOURTH WIN, GIVING UP THREE RUNS OVER SIX WHILE STRIKING OUT SEVEN. MICHAEL FULMER NAILED DOWN HIS FIFTH SAVE, DESPITE GIVING UP TWO RUNS IN THE NINTH. SALVADOR PEREZ HIT HIS 17TH HOMER OF THE SEASON AS KANSAS CITY DROPPED ITS SIXTH IN A ROW. GREG HOLLAND TOOK THE LOSS, GIVING UP THREE IN A THIRD OF AN INNING. THE ROYALS DROP TO 30-37 WITH 11 LOSSES IN THE LAST 12 GAMES, AND TAKE TODAY OFF BEFORE HOSTING BOSTON TOMORROW NIGHT AT KAUFFMAN STADIUM..

DOUBLE A-

WICHITA 8 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 2

NBA PLAYOFFS-

L.A. CLIPPERS 119 UTAH 111 (L.A. LEADS 3-2 IN THE WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL)

ATLANTA 109 PHILADELPHIA 106 (HAWKS RALLY FROM 26 POINTS DOWN TO GO UP 3-2 IN THE EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL)

TONIGHT-

BROOKLYN AT MILWAUKEE (NETS LEAD THE BUCKS 3-2 IN THE EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL)

NHL PLAYOFFS-

MONTREAL 3 LAS VEGAS 2 (CANADIENS AND GOLDEN KNIGHTS TIED AT 1-1 IN THE STANLEY CUP SEMIFINAL)

TONIGHT-

TAMPA BAY AT NEW YORK (LIGHTNING AND ISLANDERS TIED 1-1)

GOLF-

THE U.S. OPEN BEGINS TODAY AT TORREY PINES IN LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA


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