Ervin Santana pitched seven snappy innings and the Royals finally gave him enough support in a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
With a quarter-mile to the finish, Palace Malice seized the lead. The question was whether anyone was going to catch him. Unlike the Derby, Orb was unable to come through with a winning kick. He couldn't even reel in the tiring Oxbow.
Josh Kroenke said it was hard to let both GM Masai Ujiri, the NBA's executive of the year, and George Karl, the league's coach of the year, get away after a franchise record 57-win season at Denver.
Summer T-ball games provide diversion for both players and parents.
Missouri senior pitcher Rob Zastryzny was chosen with the 41st overall pick of Thursday evening's Major League Baseball draft.
Missouri's Markesh Woodson ran a personal best of 10.12 seconds in the preliminaries, but was still 0.04 seconds short of qualifying for Friday's finals at the NCAA track and field championships in Eugene, Ore.
A four-run eighth inning carried Kansas City to a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night and to back-to-back wins for the first time since May 4-5.
St. Louis rookie pitcher Shelby Miller hit his first career home run and pitched six sharp innings, leading the Cardinals over the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-8 Thursday night.
After nearly 50 roster moves and a month of offseason workouts under new coach Andy Reid, the culture of a 2-14 franchise is slowly changing.
Kansas City passed on several players rated more highly by draft pundits to select shortstop Hunter Dozier out of Stephen F. Austin University.
St. Louis, with the best record in the majors, dropped back-to-back games for the first time since April in a 10-3 loss Wednesday to Arizona.
On Wednesday night, Kansas City got just enough pitching and hitting to deliver a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins that ended its franchise-record 11-game home losing streak.
St. Louis has lost all four extra-inning games this season.
Oregon's women have won both the NCAA cross country and the indoor track and field championships and hope to earn a "Triple Crown" with the outdoor track title this weekend in Eugene, Ore.
While the Twins have soared, the Royals have lost 22 of their past 28 games.
After nearly signing with an agent and playing basketball overseas, Demetrius Harris has spent the past month with the Kansas City Chiefs, where he's trying to become a tight end in the NFL.
Top-seeded Oklahoma won the NCAA softball championship by beating Tennessee 4-0 on Tuesday night in Game 2 of the Women's College World Series finals.
St. Louis right-handed starter Lance Lynn allowed one run and five hits, struck out six and walked one in a 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
On Monday, Larry Drew, a Kansas City native and former Missouri player, was introduced as the new coach of the Milwaukee Bucks six days after his awkward tenure with the Atlanta Hawks ended with the hiring of his replacement.
20-year-old rookie hits second home run in 10 games this season.
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