Adam Lind's sixth homer was the big blow in Toronto's six-run fourth inning.
Kauffman Stadium has not hosted a postseason game since 1985, and is being transformed to host the MLB All-Star game next week.
With a desire to continue pitching, 37-year-old Chris Carpenter will undergo surgery to repair a nerve issue in his shoulder that has sidelined him since spring training.
A pair of Allen Craig home runs helped key the Cardinals offense to a 9-3 victory against the Rockies.
Mike Moustakas' first career grand slam and seven innings from pitcher Everett Teaford helped propel the Royals to a 11-3 win against the Blue Jays on Monday night.
Jason Motte got the last four outs for his 17th save in 21 chances to end the Pirates' four-game winning streak. Motte was the last in a flurry of moves by rookie manager Mike Matheny that left three players seeing time at two positions.
With one run already across in the sixth, Josh Willingham hit a three-run homer to tie the game at 5. Two batters later, Trevor Plouffe hit a solo shot for his second of the day.
The Twins finished June with a 14-13 record — their first winning month in almost a year.
Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn was pummeled for the third straight start, allowing six runs in five innings in St. Louis' 7-3 loss Saturday to Pittsburgh.
The San Francisco 49ers say former Missouri football player Aldon Smith suffered only minor injuries.
Clint Barmes, pinch hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night.
Luis Mendoza allowed one run over a career-high eight innings, Salvador Perez homered and the Kansas City Royals won their fourth straight game, hanging on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Friday night.
St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Chris Carpenter resumed a throwing program after recovering from a compressed nerve in his shoulder.
Former Missouri players Kim English, Marcus Denmon and Ricardo Ratliffe are hoping to be chosen during Thursday's NBA Draft, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Newark, N.J. and will be televised on ESPN.
John Buck and pinch hitter Logan Morrison connected for consecutive home runs in the seventh inning, rallying the Miami Marlins past St. Louis 5-3 Wednesday night and ending their eight-game losing streak against the Cardinals.
Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning to help the Royals to a 5-4 victory and three-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Kansas City Royals have recalled left-hander Everett Teaford and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from Triple-A Omaha and optioned left-hander Francisley Bueno to the Storm Chasers. Catcher Humberto Quintero was designated for assignment.
The development plan includes a "Cardinal's Nation" restaurant, a museum, a hall of fame and a beer garden.
Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run shot during a four-run third inning, and Jeff Francoeur added a three-run homer during a four-run eighth in Kansas City's 8-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
One night after Yadier Molina's tying homer in the ninth inning keyed a huge comeback, St. Louis scored five unearned runs in the first.