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Wainwright, Miller lead Cards to doubleheader sweep

Adam Wainwright struck out 10, and St. Louis completed a day-night doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 7-1 win Saturday night. Rookie pitcher Shelby Miller got the win in a 8-0 Cardinals victory in the early game.

Royals beat Rangers on hit-by-pitch play

Texas pitcher Robbie Ross hit Kansas City's David Lough with a pitch with the bases loaded to force in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Royals beat the Rangers 4-1 Saturday.

Wacha debut a wash in Cardinals loss to Royals

A three-run ninth spoiled rookie starter Michael Wacha's almost spotless showing in a soggy 4-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

Former Kansas City great George Brett asked to reverse Royals' hitting woes

Hall of Famer George Brett was named the club's interim hitting coach Thursday.

Cardinals rally past Royals in eighth inning

St. Louis goes for a sweep of Kansas City on Thursday with touted rookie Michael Wacha making his major league debut.

Beltran, Lyons lead Cardinals past Royals

St. Louis improved to a major league-best 20-9 on the road before heading home for two gamesagainst Kansas City at Busch Stadium.

Cardinals to start prize rookie Wacha on Thursday

Michael Wacha, St. Louis' first-round pick last season, will playin his first major league game this week.

Chiefs' voluntary workouts show promise of paying dividends

Under new coach Andy Reid, Kansas City has been showing progress while busily getting ready for the season as its players acclimate to one another and prepare for next week's mandatory minicamp.

Molina lifts Cardinals over slumping Royals

Yadier Molina hit a home run and drove in four runs to help the St. Louis beat Kansas City 6-3 on Monday.

Dodgers tough out win over Cardinals

The Dodgers snapped the Cardinals' three-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Saturday in Los Angeles.

Royals muster only 4 hits in 7-0 loss to Angels

The slumping Royals have lost 15 of 19, including seven straight at home. They have scored three runs or fewer in 12 of those defeats to drop a season-low four games below .500 at 21-25.

Manchester City rallies to beat Chelsea in St. Louis exhibition

Micah Richards scored in extra time to cap a four-goal comeback for Manchester City in a 4-3 victory over rival Chelsea on Thursday night in the opener of a two-city U.S. tour.

Home runs sink Royals' Santana

Ervin Santana struck out eight, but he also gave up four home runs and Kansas City lost to the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Thursday night.

Lyons leads Cardinals past Padres

Tyler Lyons pitched seven solid innings on the same day St. Louis lost Jaime Garcia for the season, and the Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Wednesday night.

Busch Stadium ready for Chelsea-Manchester soccer match

The Cardinals anticipate attendance of about 46,000 for Thursday night's soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester, the first of two U.S. friendlies between the teams.

Descalso's slam, Wainwright's arm carry Cards

Daniel Descalso hit his first career grand slam, and Adam Wainwright (6-3) held the Padres to one run and four hits in 7 1/3 innings in the Cardinals' 10-2 victory Tuesday night at San Diego.

No run support for Shields in Royals loss

Royals starter James Shields pitched seven solid innings, but Kansas City managed just six hits in a 3-1 loss Wednesday night to the Houston Astros.

Royals end skid with victory over Astros

The Royals trailed and couldn't get much going offensively until the seventh when they cut the lead to one. Then a four-run eighth inning put them ahead for good in a 7-3 at Houston.

Chiefs installing more complex offensive system

New Kansas City coach Andy Reid ran a version of the West Coast offense for years in Philadelphia, and the assumption is it will serve as the foundation for everything else. But already, the Chiefs are stacking plenty of wrinkles on top of it.

Miller only lasts through sixth for Cardinals

St. Louis rookie right-hander Shelby Miller saw his streak of 14 2/3 innings end in a 4-2 loss Monday at San Diego.

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