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Cardinals and Royals both take Opening Day match ups


The Cardinals and Royals both won their respective Opening Day games on Thursday afternoon.

St. Louis took down the Cincinnati Reds, 11-6, in a standout performance at the plate. Five Cardinals brought runners across home plate.

However, Dylan Carlson cranked out a home run in his very first Opening Day as a major leaguer.

St. Louis and Cincinnati will meet again on Saturday, April 3 at 3:10 P.M. at Great American Ball Park.

Back in Missouri, Kansas City took a tightly contested game against the Texas Rangers, 14-10.

The Rangers led 5-0 after the first inning, however, the Royals embarked on a comeback led by Whit Merrifield, who went 3-for-5 with two RBI.

Round two between the Royals and the Rangers will be on Saturday, April 3 at 1:10 P.M.

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