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KJEL SPORTS THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL WEDNESDAY-

STEELVILLE DEFEATED ST. JAMES IN 3

TENNIS-

CAPITAL CITY 7 WAYNESVILLE 2

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL WEDNESDAY-

LEBANON 7 LEETON 4

ROLLA 4 UNION 0

IBERIA 17 STOUTLAND 2

GLENDALE 7 ROGERSVILLE 6

BLAIR OAKS 9 HELIAS 0

FAYETTE 10 RUSSELLVILLE 0

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL-

CARDINALS 11 METS 4

JON LESTER FINISHED WITH SEVEN STRIKEOUTS AND ALLOWED TWO EARNED RUNS IN SIX INNINGS TO GET THE WIN FOR THE CARDINALS, WHO HAVE WON FIVE IN A ROW. HE ENJOYED BATTING IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST WITH FIVE RUNS ALREADY ON THE SCOREBOARD…

IT WAS A NIGHT FOR THE LONG-BALL…..HARRISON BADER, PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT, NOLAN ARENADO AND EDMUNDO SOSA EACH HIT SOLO HOMERS FOR ST. LOUIS. ARENADO AND GOLDSCHMIDT, AND BADER COMBINED TO DRIVE IN SEVEN RUNS.

THE METS PETE ALONSO AND KEVIN PILLAR EACH HIT SOLO HOMERS AND JEFF MCNEIL HAD THREE HITS AND SCORED TWO RUNS. BUT THE CARDINAL DEFENSE AGAIN PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN THE VICTORY…

TYLOR MEGILL SURRENDERED SIX RUNS IN THREE INNINGS TO TAKE THE LOSS FOR NEW YORK, WHICH HAS LOST THREE STRAIGHT. ST. LOUIS IS 76-69 WITH A ONE GAME LEAD FOR THE SECOND NATIONAL LEAGUE WILDCARD ..THE CARDS ARE OFF TODAY AND RETURN TO BUSCH STADIUM TO HOST SAN DIEGO TOMORROW NIGHT…THE PADRES ARE A GAME BACK OF ST. LOUIS IN THE WILDCARD RACE AND ARE MEETING SAN FRANCISCO THIS AFTERNOON..THE PADRES WON LAST NIGHT’S MATCHUP WITH THE GIANTS, 9-6…

OAKLAND 12 ROYALS 10

ELVIS ANDRUS CONTRIBUTED FOUR HITS, JOSH HARRISON PRODUCED 3 RBI’S AND MATT OLSON HOMERED HELPING THE A’S HOLD OFF KANSAS CITY AT KAUFFMAN STADIUM…FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S COMEBACK WIN FROM SIX RUNS DOWN, THE ROYALS WERE 7 BACK LAST NIGHT AND MADE THE VISITORS STRESS TO OBTAIN THE FINAL THREE OUTS..SEAN MANAEA WENT FIVE INNINGS AND GAVE UP FIVE RUNS TO PICK UP HIS 10TH WIN. ANDREW CHAFIN GOT HIS FOURTH SAVE. SALVADOR PEREZ HIT HIS 44TH HOME RUN WHILE ANDREW BENINTENDI WENT 5-FOR-5 WITH FOUR RBI IN DEFEAT. CARLOS HERNANDEZ WAS TAGGED WITH HIS SECOND LOSS AFTER GIVING UP SEVEN RUNS ACROSS FOUR INNINGS…MANAGER MIKE MATHENY SAID THE YOUNG RIGHTHANDER COULDN’T GET THE NECESSARY TRACTION TO GIVE THEM A LENGTHY START…

THE TWO TEAM’S WRAP UP THE THREE GAME SERIES THIS AFTERNOON AT 1:10…THE ATHLETICS ARE THREE-AND-A-HALF GAMES BEHIND BOSTON, NEW YORK, AND TORONTO, WHO ARE ALL TIED FOR THE TWO AL WILD CARD SPOTS

 

DOUBLE A CENTRAL LEAGUE-

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 5 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 3

 


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