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  • Taveras helps Cardinals beat Brewers

    Taveras helps Cardinals beat Brewers

    Posted 9:34 PM 9/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Matt Adams and Oscar Taveras homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Saturday night to open a four-game lead in the NL Central.

    Lance Lynn pitched six effective innings as St. Louis won for the seventh time in its last eight games. Trevor (More)

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  • Yankees drop Royals 6-2

    Yankees drop Royals 6-2

    Posted 6:30 PM 9/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon McCarthy won for the second time in six starts, and the New York Yankees feasted on Kansas City's bullpen in a 6-2 win Saturday after Royals starter Danny Duffy left because of an injury after just one pitch.

    A night after a 1-0 loss in the series opener dropped (More)

  • James Shields allows only three hits in 1-0 victory over Yankees

    James Shields allows only three hits in 1-0 victory over Yankees

    Posted 11:12 PM 9/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - James Shields pitched two-hit ball into the ninth inning and Nori Aoki lined a run-scoring single in the third following Chase Headley's two-base error, leading the Kansas City Royals over the New York Yankees 1-0 Friday night.

    Two starts after losing to the Yankees 8-1 in (More)

  • Cardinals' six-game win streak broken in 6-2 loss to Brewers

    Cardinals' six-game win streak broken in 6-2 loss to Brewers

    Posted 11:06 PM 9/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Scooter Gennett drove in three runs and Mike Fiers pitched into the seventh inning to lead Milwaukee past St. Louis 6-2 Friday night, snapping the Brewers' nine-game losing streak and trimming the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central to three games.

    Fiers (5-2) gave up two (More)

  • Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 to earn sixth straight win

    Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 to earn sixth straight win

    Posted 11:16 PM 9/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Marco Gonzales and his fellow St. Louis relievers worked out of several jams in combining for six innings of one-run ball, and the Cardinals held off the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday night for their sixth straight win.

    The Cardinals moved to a season-high 14 (More)

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  • Gordon's 2-run shot leads Royals over Rangers 4-1

    Gordon's 2-run shot leads Royals over Rangers 4-1

    Posted 10:05 PM 9/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Jason Vargas pitched into the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night to finish off a three-game sweep.

    Vargas (11-7) stranded four runners in scoring position before turning over a two-on (More)

  • Cardinals sweep Pirates, win 1-0

    Cardinals sweep Pirates, win 1-0

    Posted 4:55 PM 9/3/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Peter Bourjos hit a single in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Yadier Molina and help the Cardinals complete a sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates in walk-off fashion.

    Shelby Miller pitched outstanding as he went seven innings and only surrendered three hits, however he (More)

  • Wainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirates

    Wainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirates

    Posted 10:41 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win and matched his career best with three RBIs, carrying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

    The bottom of the order was the difference in the fourth win in a row for the NL Central (More)

  • Perez drives in go-ahead run as KC tops Texas 2-1

    Perez drives in go-ahead run as KC tops Texas 2-1

    Posted 10:35 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

    Jason Frasor (4-1) left (More)

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  • Wacha to start Thursday for Cardinals

    Wacha to start Thursday for Cardinals

    Posted 6:02 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha will replace Justin Masterson in the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation on Thursday and make his first start since mid-June.

    Manager Mike Matheny said Wacha, a breakout rookie star last year who was the NL championship series MVP, will be limited to around 60 (More)

  • Royals recall four to help depth in stretch run

    Royals recall four to help depth in stretch run

    Posted 4:04 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have recalled infielder Christian Colon, outfielder Terrance Gore and pitchers Aaron Crow and Liam Hendriks from Double-A Northwest Arkansas for their playoff push.

    Colon was in the starting lineup at third base for Tuesday night's game against Texas.

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  • Reliever Jason Motte returns to Cardinals from disabled list

    Reliever Jason Motte returns to Cardinals from disabled list

    Posted 3:37 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated reliever Jason Motte from the 15-day disabled list from a lower back strain, and added four others to put their active roster at 31 players.

    The Cardinals also recalled left-handers Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons, and (More)

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