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Cardinals beat Astros 8-1 behind Wainwright's gem

Adam Wainwright continued his dominance of the Houston Astros on Sunday for the Cardinals. With the 8-1 win, the Cardinals ended their three-game losing streak.

Slumping Pujols gets night off

Albert Pujols, stumbling through the longest home run drought of his 12-year career, was not in the Los Angeles Angels' starting lineup Saturday for the first time this season.

Kings posing big challenge for Blues

After largely dominating the first three games of the second-round series, Los Angeles could finish a stunning sweep of second-seeded St. Louis on Sunday.

Johnson hits first career slam as Astros top Cards

Chris Johnson hit his first career grand slam, Bud Norris continued his dominance of the Cardinals and the Houston Astros beat St. Louis 8-2.

Paulino shuts down Yankees as Royals win 5-1

Billy Butler drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Saturday night.

Mariano Rivera says he will pitch in 2013

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says he will return to the mound by 2013, vowing to overcome a knee injury that figures to end his season.

LA Kings beat Blues, on brink of series sweep

After beating St. Louis 4-2 on Thursday night, Los Angeles could clinch its first trip to the conference finals since 1993 in Game 4 on Sunday.

NFL players union files grievance in 'pay for pain' bounty case

The NFL players union doesn't believe Commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to suspend players who participated in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal between 2009 and 2011.

Bedard, Pirates set team mark with 17 strikeouts against Cards

Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including a team-record seven in a row, and the Pittsburgh Pirates set a club mark by fanning 17 batters Thursday in a 6-3 win over the Cardinals.

Royals beat Yankees 4-3 after Rivera hurts knee

Mike Moustakas matched a career high with three RBIs and made a defensive gem in the ninth, helping the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the New York Yankees, who were anxiously awaiting news on injured closer Mariano Rivera.

New faces getting up to speed for Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is hoping a flurry of free-agent acquisitions will bolster an offense that struggled throught last season.

NFL suspends four players for Saints' bounty system

Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita were punished Wednesday for participating in the team's cash-for-hits bounty system.

Beltran powers Cardinals to 12-3 rout of Pirates

Carlos Beltran drove in a career-best seven runs with a pair of three-run home runs, leading the way as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-3 on Tuesday.

Blues captain glad to be on road for Game 3

Down 2-0 in their second-round playoff series, the Blues know Game 3 on Thursday night at Los Angeles is vital. Only three teams have overcome a 3-0 deficit and advanced.

Royals beat Tigers in the 9th for 3-2 victory

Chris Getz's infield single in the ninth inning put Kansas City ahead and allowed the Royals to beat Detroit 3-2 Wednesday for their seventh victory this year.

 

Pujols, Guillen among biggest April storylines

Baseball's first month of the season sure provided plenty to talk about.

Bodemeister is early 4-1 favorite for Kentucky Derby

Trained by three-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Bodemeister drew the No. 6 post. Six horses have won from that position, the last being Sea Hero in 1993.

 

Wainwright wins first game in Cardinals' victory over Pirates

Adam Wainwright earned his first win since 2010, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-7 on Tuesday.

Royals can't recover from Tigers' early scoring burst

Austin Jackson had four hits and Rick Porcello pitched eight strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 9-3 on Tuesday night.

Kings roll home with impressive playoff lead against Blues

After two losses to start their second round series with the Los Angeles Kings, the St. Louis Blues find themselves closer to elimination.

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