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UPDATE: Royals pick San Francisco's Zimmer in MLB draft

The Royals drafted right-hander Kyle Zimmer out of San Francisco with the fifth overall pick on Monday night, adding an advanced arm to an organization starved for pitching.

Chiefs' defensive back Stanford Routt settling into life in Kansas City

The veteran defensive back is quickly settling into life as a member of his longtime division rival. He loves the hot, humid weather that comes with summer in the Midwest.

Chiefs sign veteran safety Abram Elam

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed free agent safety Abram Elam to provide depth behind Eric Berry, who is coming back from a devastating knee injury sustained last season.

Craig, Cardinals stop five-game losing streak, beat Mets

Allen Craig hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals found a bit of missing pop, beating the New York Mets 5-4 on Monday, stopping their season-worst losing streak at five.

Cardinals draft pitcher Michael Wacha and outfielder James Ramsey in first round

The St. Louis Cardinals picked Texas A&M right-hander Michael Wacha with their 19th overall choice in the June baseball draft, and selected Florida State outfielder James Ramsey with their 23rd overall pick.

Royals pick San Francisco's Zimmer in MLB draft

The Kansas City Royals have drafted San Francisco right-hander Kyle Zimmer with the fifth overall pick, adding an advanced arm to an organization starved for pitching.

Niese strikes out career-high 10 in Mets win against Cards

The Cardinals have lost five straight and eight of 10 to fall back to .500 at 27-27.

Mazzaro, Royals blank punchless Athletics 2-0

The Kansas City Royals beat punchless Oakland 2-0 Sunday.

Jimmie Johnson wins for seventh time at Dover

Jimmie Johnson romped again at Dover International Speedway, racing his way into the track's history books on Sunday with his seventh win on the concrete

A's end losing streak against Royals

For the sixth time this season, Luke Hochevar failed to get past the fifth inning, allowing six runs in 4 2/3 innings in Kansas City's 9-3 loss Saturday to the Oakland Athletics.  

Cardinals come up empty again against Mets

Pitcher R.A. Dickey followed up Johan Santana's no-hitter by shutting out St. Louis on Saturday, giving up seven hits in the Mets' 5-0 victory.

Carlos Beltran back in New York with Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran returned to Citi Field on Friday for the first time since he was traded by the New York Mets last summer. Beltran was known for his up-and-down popularity with Mets fans.

Paulino shuts down A's as Royals win 2-0

Felipe Paulino kept the scuffling Athletics at bay for six innings to give Oakland its season-worst ninth straight loss.

UPDATE: Johan Santana pitches Mets' first ever no-hitter, Cardinals lose 8-0

Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets' 51-season history, beating the Cardinals 8-0.

Commission rejects St. Louis Rams' proposal to upgrade dome

The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission has denied a proposal from the St. Louis Rams to upgrade the 17-year-old Edward Jones Dome.

Jonathan Baldwin, Brandon Albert absent from Kansas City Chiefs practice

Wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin and offensive tackle Branden Albert were both absent at a Kansas City Chiefs practice Friday.

Cardinals add Schumaker to disabled list, activate Craig

The St. Louis Cardinals have added Skip Schumaker to the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, and activated first baseman and corner outfielder, Allen Craig.

Royals recall infielder Yuniesky Betancourt, option Irving Falu to Omaha

The Kansas City Royals have recalled infielder Yuniesky Betancourt from his minor league rehab assignment and optioned Irving Falu to Triple-A Omaha.

Cardinals no-hit by Mets' Johan Santana, lose 8-0

Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets' 51-season history

Freeman's home run helps Braves beat Cardinals, 10-7

Freddie Freeman, sporting new glasses homered and drove in three runs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-7 on Wednesday night.