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Royals get pitcher Jeremy Guthrie from Rockies for lefty Jonathan Sanchez

Jeremy Guthrie and Jonathan Sanchez both struggled this season after changing leagues. On Friday, the pitchers were traded for each other.

Cardinals coach Mike Matheny bumps Rafael Furcal to 8th, benches Jon Jay

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is switching his lineup by shifting leadoff man Rafael Furcal to eighth and putting Skip Schumaker at the top for the series opener.

Rams defensive end Robert Quinn charged with drunken driving

Florissant police Capt. Tim Lowery said Robert Quinn was involved in a one-car accident on an exit ramp along Interstate 270 at 5:38 a.m. on July 10. Lowery said the responding officer suspected Quinn was intoxicated and arrested him without incident.

Mariners' Hernandez pitches eight innings in win over Royals

Felix Hernandez (8-5) is 4-0 with a 1.37 ERA in his past seven starts since a loss to San Diego on June 12. He allowed one run and eight hits, throwing only 89 pitches in eight innings.

Butler's walkoff home run gives Royals 8-7 win

Billy Butler homered to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Wednesday night.

Defense costs Cardinals in 4-3 loss to Brewers

St. Louis Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright got off to a shaky start and his defense didn't help, leading to a four-run first inning and a 4-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

Royals option lefty Ryan Verdugo to Triple-A Omaha

The Kansas City Royals optioned left-hander Ryan Verdugo to Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday after he was hit hard in his big league debut.

Mariners home runs too much for Royals

Seattle's Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders each hit a two-run homer in the team's 9-6 victory against the Royals.

K-Rod earns save as Brewers beat Cardinals 3-2

A home run by Rickie Weeks and an effective effort on the mount by Randy Wolf keyed the Brewers 3-2 win against the Cardinals.

Carl Edwards' crew chief steps down after health concerns

Bob Osborne cited undisclosed heath concerns as the reason for stepping down as Carl Edwards' crew chief.

Cardinals rally in 9th, beat Brewers 3-2

Allen Craig hit a bloop RBI single off Brewers closer John Axford to take the lead, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Monday night.

Mariners pound Sanchez, Royals in 9-4 victory

Casper Wells homered and drove in a career-high five runs, all of them against Jonathan Sanchez, and the Seattle Mariners beat up the Kansas City Royals and their beleaguered starter in a 9-4 victory Monday night.

Arkansas running back Knile Davis healed, eager for return

Davis, who broke his ankle last August, hasn't played a game in 19 months.

Rolen's hit sends Reds to 4-2 win over Cards

The Reds' sixth straight win matched their best surge of the season, moved them a season-high 12 games over .500, and jumped them a game ahead of Pittsburgh for the NL Central lead. St. Louis fell 4½ games back.

Sale wins 8th straight; White Sox top Royals 2-1

Chris Sale won his eighth straight decision, Adam Dunn homered in his third straight game and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1.

Kasey Kahne wins at New Hampshire, 2nd victory of season

The victory was Kasey Kahne's 14th win of his career and first since May 27 at Charlotte. Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top five.

Ludwick's clutch home run puts Reds past Cardinals

Ryan Ludwick hit a home run in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals for their fifth straight win.

Escobar powers Royals past White Sox

Alcides Escobar hit a pair of home runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Saturday night.

Youkilis sacrifice fly gives White Sox 9-8 win over Royals in 14 innings

Kevin Youkilis hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning, and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the Kansas City Royals 9-8 to win a game that stretched into the wee hours of Saturday morning.

NASCAR's Carl Edwards proposes driver-financed drug testing

Carl Edwards wants drivers to pay for a drug testing system to help avoid mistakes that he said could occur under the program operated by NASCAR