Baseball

8/3/2014

Royals win 4-2 against Athletics behind a gem from James Shields

Royals win 4-2 against Athletics behind a gem from James Shields

Posted 3:58 PM 8/3/2014 by The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.

Shields (10-6) retired his first 15 batters before Josh Reddick hit a leadoff homer in the sixth. Alberto Callaspo then (More)...

Cardinals use seventh inning rally to defeat Brewers 3-2

8/2/2014

Masterson victorious in Cards debut

Masterson victorious in Cards debut

Posted 7:43 PM 8/2/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong broke out of a slump with a home run and three RBIs and Justin Masterson won his St. Louis debut as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 on Saturday night.

St. Louis, which had lost three of its previous four, moved two games behind first-place (More)...

A's have eight-run fifth inning, defeat Royals 8-3

8/1/2014

Hosmer out with stress fracture in finger

Hosmer out with stress fracture in finger

Posted 12:39 PM 8/1/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be out three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand.

He aggravated a previous injury on a check swing in the fourth inning of a 6-3 victory Thursday night over the Minnesota Twins. (More)...

7/31/2014

Royals hold out as trade deadline passes

Royals hold out as trade deadline passes

Posted 7:25 PM 7/31/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Stuck in limbo between contending and conceding, the Kansas City Royals opted to stand pat as baseball's non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday, even as several other teams pulled off splashy moves.

The Tigers, who led the Royals by 4 1/2 games in the AL Central at (More)...

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