Morning Sports Report - June 19, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- While the Springfield Cardinals have officially been eliminated from winning the Texas League north for the first half of the season since the Naturals clinched.

The Red Birds still had a chance to extend their win streak to four games Sunday agianst the Drillers.

The Cardinals' offensive outburst continued Sunday, as the Cardinals beat the Tulsa Drillers 11-4. Springfield tied a season-high with its fourth straight victory.

Facing an early 3-1 deficit, the Cardinals rallied and retook the lead on Magneuris Sierra's 2-run single in the fourth inning. Anthony Garcia belted his third home run in two games, a three-run shot in the fifth that extended the lead to 7-3. The left fielder brought to crowd to its feet earlier in the game, robbing Tulsa lead-off man Tim Locastro of a home run on the game's first pitch.

Matt Pearce (W, 6-5) settled in after early struggles, finishing six innings and earning the victory.

Springfield (35-34) continues its homestand all week leading up to the Texas League All-Star break.Monday's game will begin at 6:30 pm.

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In Major League baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals fell on the road at Baltimore, 8-5.
And the Royals beat the Angels in Aneheim, 7-3
 


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