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    The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

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    MLB Game Summary - Atlanta at Kansas City



    (Tuesday, June 25th)

    Final Score: Atlanta 4, Kansas City 3

    Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Jason Heyward drove in three runs, including the go-ahead home run in the top of the seventh inning, and the Atlanta Braves edged the Kansas City Royals, 4-3, in the opener of a two-game interleague set at Kauffman Stadium.

    Jordan Schafer drove in the other run for the Braves. Starter Kris Medlen (5-7) allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk in seven frames. Craig Kimbrel escaped trouble in the ninth to notch his 22nd save of the season.

    Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer and Billy Butler drove in one run for the Royals. Tim Collins (2-2) took the loss after giving up Heyward's one-out shot to right while starter Ervin Santana surrendered three runs on six hits and three walks to go along with seven strikeouts in six innings.

    Alex Gordon singled to start the home first and advanced to second when Medlen's pickoff attempt went awry. After a sacrifice bunt by Alcides Escobar, Hosmer grounded into a fielder's choice to third and Gordon was thrown out at the plate.

    However, with Hosmer at second, Butler smacked a base hit up the middle to put the Royals on the board.

    Chris Johnson doubled to lead off the fifth and Andrelton Simmons singled to left to put runners at the corners. Schafer ripped an RBI double to right followed by a two-run double by Heyward to give the Braves the lead.

    "It's building, it's building," said Heyward. "It's going to take time. "It's going to take analyzing to make sure I know what's going on. Be very aware of how I'm feeling up there and what I need to tweak. It's definitely a step in the right direction."

    The Royals responded in the home half. With two outs, Escobar singled to left, setting up Hosmer's two-run smash to right.

    "Medlen was throwing a good game out there," said Hosmer. "It was a big swing to get us back in the game there. It was a battle between the bullpens. They've got a great bullpen and we've got a great bullpen. It just didn't go our way tonight."

    Salvador Perez flied out to strand a runner at third in the bottom of the eighth.

    In the ninth, Kimbrel walked Mike Moustakas and allowed a single by David Lough, putting runners at the corners. Elliot Johnson struck out, but Lough stole second base. After Jarrod Dyson struck out, Kimbrel intentionally walked Gordon, loading the bases. However, Escobar flew out to right to end the game.

    Game Notes

    The Royals were 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position ... The Braves have 97 home runs this season, tied for the National League lead with the Colorado Rockies ... Atlanta reliever Jordan Walden pitched a hitless eighth. He has not allowed a hit since June 8 and hasn't given up a run since returning from the disabled list on May 29.

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

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      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

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      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

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      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

      Updated:

      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

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      • Sunny, less humid in Tampa Bay

        Sunny, less humid in Tampa Bay

        Saturday, May 2 2015 11:51 AM EDT2015-05-02 15:51:34 GMT
        SATURDAY: Sunny Skies; Highs near 82
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      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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