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8/21/2014

Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

Posted 8:13 AM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.

After Neshek gave up his No. 41 uniform, Lackey gave him a baseball autographed by Babe Ruth that's worth thousands of (More)...

McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

8/20/2014

Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

Posted 6:55 AM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) - Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

James Shields pitched six solid innings to get the win for the Royals, who have now won 21 of 26 after getting to Colorado rookie (More)...

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

8/19/2014

Cardinals put Mark Ellis on DL

Cardinals put Mark Ellis on DL

Posted 6:19 PM 8/19/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have put second baseman Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, retroactive to Aug. 15.

Infielder Greg Garcia was recalled from Triple-A Memphis before Tuesday night's game against Cincinnati.

The 37-year-old Ellis (More)...

8/17/2014

Royals tie season-high for runs scored

Royals tie season-high for runs scored

Posted 3:51 PM 8/17/2014 by The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Josh Willingham homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-6 on Sunday for their 20th win in their last 25 games.

Kansas City sent 11 batters to the plate and scored seven times in the second, keyed by two-run singles (More)...

Cardinals build early lead and hold on to beat Padres 6-5

8/16/2014

Royals' three-game winning streak snapped

Royals' three-game winning streak snapped

Posted 7:19 PM 8/16/2014 by The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals' three-game winning streak.

Hughes (13-8) allowed one run, seven hits and struck out six to (More)...

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