ST. LOUIS — Carlos Zambrano won his NL-leading 13th game and Aramis Ramirez’s third single of the game snapped a seventh-inning tie in the Chicago Cubs’ 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
KANSAS CITY — The New York Yankees’ offense kept rolling through the bottom of the American League.
Derek Jeter had four hits, New York batted around in both the first and second innings and the Yankees extended their winning streak to five with a 9-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
KANSAS CITY — Roger Clemens got his 351st career win and Alex Rodriguez became the first player to reach 100 RBIs this season, leading the New York Yankees to a 9-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night that extended their winning streak to four.
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards was released early Monday from an Omaha, Neb., hospital after being injured Sunday night in a dirt track race in nearby Greenwood, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Rollie Stiles, a former St. Louis Brown who at 100 was believed to be the oldest former major leaguer, has died.
Bannister allowed four hits in seven innings and Esteban German homered for the Kansas City Royals in 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Skip Schumaker hit a two-run home run and Scott Rolen added a three-run home run in the 10th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 7-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night.
Willie Harris became the second player in Atlanta history with six hits in a game, going 6-for-6 with two triples and six RBIs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-6 on Saturday night.
Losing Chris Carpenter for 161 games is bad enough. Knowing your ace will miss a considerable chunk of 2008 is far worse.
Lindsey Hunter, a former Missouri volleyball player became the first former Tigers volleyball player to win an international medal on Thursday.
Kip Wells grinned, pumped his fist and sprinted to the dugout. He hadn’t won yet — he had only completed a hitless first inning.
Billy Butler doubled in the go-ahead run in a four-run fifth inning and the Kansas City Royals battered Julian Tavarez for a 6-5 victory over the struggling Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.
MIAMI — Florida manager Fredi Gonzalez was certain Rick Vanden Hurk had accepted his role as a spot starter. But after a strong performance by the young right-hander on short notice Tuesday night, that might not be the case.
BOSTON — Rookie Kason Gabbard pitched a three-hitter for Boston’s second shutout of the season as the Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 with the help of three home runs Monday night.
Travis Hafner signed a long-term contract and rediscovered his home run swing, all in a few days.
Loss No. 10,000 came Sunday night when Albert Pujols hit two of the St. Louis Cardinals’ six homers in a 10-2 rout of Philadelphia.
When No. 2-ranked pro wakeboarder Rusty Malinoski did not attend this weekends’ Summerfest Four wakeboard tournament at Lake of the Ozarks, it gave No. 3 Chad Sharpe a better chance to win the competition.
Cole Hamels was admittedly rusty in his first start after the All-Star break. The lefty was clearly missing his best stuff, had the high pitch count without all the strikeouts that usually go along with it, and retired the side in order only once.
Albert Pujols wants to make this absolutely clear: He is not feuding with Tony La Russa. Pujols was the only player from the defending World Series champion Cardinals to be picked for the All-Star game. He also was the only non-pitcher that La Russa, the NL manager, did not use in a 5-4 loss Tuesday night.
Pujols hasn’t homered in 22 games, a career worst slump, but still has 16 for the season. For Rolen, Pujols’ St. Louis Cardinals teammate, this was supposed to be the season when everything returned to normal.