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Brendan’s Sports Shorts; Thursday, July 28th

Sports by Brendan Pawliw Thursday, July 28th

MLB:

St. Louis Cardinals 6 Toronto Blue Jays 1

A three-run home run by Albert Pujols capped off a four-run fifth inning for the Cardinals (52-47).

The Jays drop to 54-44 and continue a six-game homestand tonight against the Detroit Tigers (40-59).

The New York Yankees made the first of what could be a flurry of moves ahead of next week’s trade deadline, acquiring All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the Kansas City Royals for three minor league pitchers.

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Right-handers Chandler Champlain and Beck Way went to the Royals with left-hander T.J. Sikkema.

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Hockey:

Prince George Cougars forward Riley Heidt has been named to the Canadian Men’s Summer Under-18 Team that will compete at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, July 31-Aug 6 in Red Deer.

The 17-year-old is one of 12 WHL players selected.

Team Canada will play Finland in an exhibition game on Friday before opening the tournament Sunday night against Switzerland.

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CFL:

The 4-1 B.C. Lions visit the 4-3 Saskatchewan Roughriders Friday night just after 6:00.

The Lions are tied with the Calgary Stampeders for second in the West, four points behind the 6-0 Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

The Stampeders host the Blue Bombers Saturday (4:00).

Week 8 of the CFL season starts Thursday with (2-4) Montreal at (1-5) Hamilton (4:30).

The CFL schedule and results are right here.

The CFL standings are right here.

BC Football Conference:

The Prince George Kodiaks will have their BC Football Conference home opener on Saturday, August 6th at 7 PM when they entertain the Kamloops Broncos at Masich Place Stadium.

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