KWWR Sports Report 7/6/21

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks is dead following a Sunday night accident.

According to Oakland County, Michigan’s Medical Examiner’s office, the 24-year old died from a fireworks mortar blast and chest trauma and has been ruled an accident.

The Cards snapped the San Francisco Giants’ 3-game winning streak last night, beating them 5 to 3.

Kwang Hyun Kim pitched 7 scoreless innings, allowed 3 hits with 2 strikeouts and 2 walks.

The Redbirds improve to 42 & 44 overall and 19 & 26 on the road.

Adam Wainwright gets the starting pitching nod for the Cards tonight, the Giants counter with Johnny Cueto, first pitch is at 8:45.

Despite having what Royals manager Mike Metheny called “the best start we’ve had all season,” the Royals dropped their game yesterday to the Reds, 6 to 2.

The Reds stay in KC tonight as Kris Bubic heads to the mound for the Royals, first pitch at 7:10.