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KJEL SPORTS WEDNESDAY JUNE 23, 2021

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TUESDAY-

DETROIT 8 CARDINALS 2

JONATHAN SCHOOP AND JAKE ROGERS COMBINED FOR SIX RBI AS THE TIGERS BEAT THE CARDINALS AT COMERICA PARK. SCHOOP HIT A THREE-RUN BOMB IN THE FOURTH INNING FOR DETROIT.

RODGERS DOUBLED AND TRIPLED TO DRIVE IN THREE. STARTER TARIK SKUBAL DREW A NO-DECISION, ALLOWING TWO RUNS OVER FOUR-AND-TWO-THIRDS INNINGS. KYLE FUNKHOUSER EARNED HIS FIRST WIN IN RELIEF. THE TIGERS HAVE WON TWO STRAIGHT. PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT DROVE IN A RUN A RUN FOR ST. LOUIS. LEFTFIELDER LARS NOOTBAAR HAD A SACRIFICE FLY IN HIS FIRST MAJOR LEAGUE GAME.

JOHAN OVIEDO SURRENDERED SIX RUNS, JUST TWO EARNED, AND TOOK HIS THIRD LOSS. MANAGER MIKE SHILDT IS STILL ANTICIPATING GOOD THINGS FROM A BALLCLUB THAT’S CURRENTLY SCUFFLING TO FIND SOME TRACTION.

THE CARDINALS HAVE LOST FOUR OF THEIR LAST FIVE. THE BRIEF TWO GAME SERIES CONCLUDES THIS AFTERNOON…PRE-GAME AIRS AT 11:15 ON KJEL..

ROYALS 6 YANKEES 5

KANSAS CITY SCORED FOUR RUNS IN THE EIGHTH TO BEAT NEW YORK IN THE BRONX. RYAN O’HEARN HOMERED AND HAD AN INFIELD SINGLE AFTER BEING RECALLED FROM TRIPLE A..

KANSAS CITY HAS WON TWO-STRAIGHT AND THREE-OF-FOUR. JAKE BRENTZ PICKED UP THE WIN OUT OF THE BULLPEN AND GREG HOLLAND GOT THE SAVE, HIS FIFTH. LUKE VOIT, KYLE HIGASHIOKA, AND DJ LEMAHIEU ALL HOMERED IN THE LOSS FOR NEW YORK, SNAPPING ITS TWO-GAME WINNING STREAK.
THE THREE GAME SERIES CONTINUES TONIGHT AT 6:05…

DOUBLE A BASEBALL-

TULSA 5 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 4

NBA PLAYOFFS-

PHOENIX 104 L.A. CLIPPERS 103 (SUNS LEAD WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL 2 GAMES TO NONE)

TONITE-

GAME ONE OF THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL WITH ATLANTA AT MILWAUKEE

NHL PLAYOFFS-

MONTREAL 4 LAS VEGAS 1 (CANADIENS LEAD STANLEY CUP SEMIFINAL SERIES 3 GAMES TO TWO)

TONITE-

TAMPA BAY AT NEW YORK (LIGHTNING LEAD THE ISLANDERS 3 GAMES TO TWO)


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