Sports News for Saturday April 16, 2016

The St. Louis Cardinals handily defeated the Cincinatti Reds 14-3.   The Cardinals hit 6 home runs.   Matt Holliday hit two to go along with dingers by Aledmys Diaz, Matt Adams, Randal Grichuk and Brandon Moss.   Carlos Martinez was the winning hurler for St. Louis.

The Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1.   Tommy LaStella drove in the lone Cubs run with a sacrifice fly.   Kyle Hendricks took the loss for Chicago.

The Chicago White Sox nipped the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0.  Melky Cabrera had two singles and drove in the run for the South Siders.   Chris Sale pitched a complete game only allowing two hits for Chicago and went to 3-0 on the season.

All Major League Baseball players wore number “42” Friday in honor of Jackie Robinson day when Robinson broke the color barrier on April 15, 1947, the day Robinson suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers.

NASCAR is in Bristol, Tennessee Sunday for Sprint Cup Racing action.   Carl Edwards won the pole position and will start along side Matt Kenseth in the front row.   You can hear the roar of the engines Sunday at Noon on GRIZ FM 98.1, your home for NASCAR !



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