Alex Gordon hit a tying grand slam in the fifth inning Tuesday night for the Royals, but the Cleveland Indians wound up drawing eight walks in a 6-5 victory over Kansas City.
The Pittsburgh Pirates surpassed St. Louis for the best record in baseball and the lead in the NL Central over the weekend.
Adam Wainwright tossed a five-hitter in St. Louis' 7-1 victory Saturday over the Oakland Athletics to become the NL's second 11-game winner.
Kyle Gibson, a former Missouri pitcher, allowed two runs and eight hits, and struck out five to win his major league debut Saturday in a 6-2 victory over the Royals.
Kansas City pitcher Jeremy Guthrie lost his third straight start with the Royals falling 3-1 to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night, but he could hardly be faulted for this one.
Alex Gordon's fly ball into shallow left field was just deep enough to allow David Lough to score from second base to give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory Wednesday night over the Atlanta Braves.
Lance Lynn walked two consecutive batters to force home the first of Houston's four runs in the fourth, and the Astros held on for a 4-3 win over the Cardinals.
The U.S. House approved a compromise Tuesday that would name the span the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
Houston starter Lucas Harrell entered the game with a 1.73 ERA in four starts this month, but things went wrong quickly. He allowed seven hits and seven runs with four walks in 3 1/3 innings, and St. Louis went on to win 13-5 Tuesday night.
The opener of a two-game set, Atlanta's 4-3 victory Tuesday at Kansas City was dominated by stingy pitching.
Kelvin Herrera was considered one of the bright young pitchers in the American League last season, when he blew away hitters with a fastball that nudged past 100 mph. But he has been prone to giving up home runs this season, and was 3-5 with a 5.20 ERA.
Four years after he was drafted in the first round and less than two years after Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, Missouri product Kyle Gibson's major league debut has been set for Saturday.
Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 and the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons Monday night with a stunning comeback, 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
Three weeks into a month long experiment as the Kansas City Royals' hitting coach, George Brett is finding results maddeningly slow to show.
The soggy game ended 2-1 with the Cardinals' ace pitcher pulled in the seventh.
LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds for the Heat in Thursday's title victory.
Pitcher Lance Lynn allowed a run on three hits in six innings with six strikeouts in St. Louis' 6-1 win Thursday over Chicago.
The 2005 NL Cy Young winner had been steadily progressing from nerve issues on the right side of his body before his back tightened after he finished throwing Sunday.
A three-game interleague series at Busch Stadium starting Friday will be the Rangers' first trip back since the 2011 World Series.
Yadier Molina hit his fifth home run and Jake Westbrook pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.