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  • Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

    Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

    Posted 5:09 PM 8/31/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday hit his third home run in two games and broke an eight-inning tie with a two-run single, rallying the St. Louis Cardinals past the Chicago Cubs 9-6 on Sunday.

    Holliday had three hits and four RBIs for the Cardinals, who began the day one game behind (More)

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  • Kansas City falls to Cleveland in extra innings

    Kansas City falls to Cleveland in extra innings

    Posted 11:19 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

    Kansas City has lost three in a row to fall into a first-place tie with Detroit, which (More)

  • Cardinals beat Cubs 13-2, split doubleheader

    Cardinals beat Cubs 13-2, split doubleheader

    Posted 10:53 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader.

    The victory snapped a four-game losing streak for St. Louis, which won for just the third time in its past nine games. It's (More)

  • Royals rally to beat Twins

    Royals rally to beat Twins

    Posted 9:48 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

    Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' (More)

  • Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

    Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

    Posted 5:26 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.

    Yost briefly mentioned the (More)

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  • Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

    Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

    Posted 4:03 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota.

    Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura (More)

  • Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1

    Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1

    Posted 3:34 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday to close in the NL wild-card race.

    Pittsburgh took two of three from the (More)

  • Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

    Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

    Posted 10:50 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

    The Royals had been shut down all night by the Twins' Ricky Nolasco, who scattered three (More)

  • Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals

    Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals

    Posted 10:02 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.

    The Pirates won after reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen left in the fifth inning because of (More)

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  • Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Posted 10:01 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.

    Meanwhile, second baseman Omar Infante was held out of the lineup for (More)

  • Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Posted 12:35 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.

    Jon Jay's pinch-hit single tied the game with two outs in the seventh and Holliday followed with a sharp (More)

  • Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Posted 12:32 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

    Jacoby Ellsbury drove in a run in the (More)

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