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9/24/2014

Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

Posted 8:19 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings to outduel St. Louis' John Lackey and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday night.

Arrieta (10-5), coming off a one-hit shutout against Cincinnati last week, limited St. Louis to two hits and an (More)...

Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

9/23/2014

Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

Posted 8:53 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) - Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the NL Central race Tuesday night.

St. Louis' lead was reduced to 1 1/2 games over second-place Pittsburgh (More)...

Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

9/22/2014

Royals lose suspended game 4-3 to Indians

Royals lose suspended game 4-3 to Indians

Posted 3:37 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) - Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.

Atchison gave up a two-out RBI (More)...

Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

Royals beat Indians 2-0, gain on Tigers

9/21/2014

Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

Posted 8:39 PM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds.

St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central (More)...

Cardinals clinch playoff spot for 4th year in row

Royals avoid sweep, beat Detroit 5-2

Cards hit 3 HRs, top Reds, move closer to playoffs

9/20/2014

Tigers top Royals to lead AL Central

Tigers top Royals to lead AL Central

Posted 2:27 PM 9/20/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.

The Tigers increased their edge to 2 1/2 games over the Royals. Kansas City (More)...

Cardinals beat Reds 2-1, stay 2 1-2 up in Central

Tigers pound Royals 10-1 to pad AL Central lead

9/19/2014

Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Posted 7:51 AM 9/19/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.

The defending National League champions took two of three in a tight (More)...

9/17/2014

Aoki breaks record in Royals victory over White Sox

Aoki breaks record in Royals victory over White Sox

Posted 8:13 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.

The first-place Tigers led the Royals (More)...

Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to White Sox

Brewers knock off Cardinals 3-2 in 12 innings

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