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8/24/2014

Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

Posted 3:07 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

Adrian Beltre put Texas ahead to stay with an RBI double in the first. Beltre had his (More)...

Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

8/23/2014

Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

Posted 9:04 PM 8/23/2014 by The Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.

Alex Gordon had two hits, including a first-inning homer for his 15th of the season, and (More)...

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)...

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