Greg Holland pitched out of a ninth-inning jam, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Shelby Miller, starting for the first time in 12 days, threw six shutout innings and Allen Craig drove in a pair of runs to lead the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
On an unseasonably cool morning Tuesday on the campus of Missouri Western, new Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith took the first steps toward fulfilling expectations that have steadily grown ever since he was acquired from the 49ers this past offseason.
In Monday's 9-2 victory over the Royals, the Orioles had an 18-hit attack that matched their season high and included seven players with multi-hit games.
In a 5-3 loss to the Padres on Saturday, Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn gave up four runs in five ponderous innings while getting his share of bad breaks. The frustration showed all too well.
Rookies and quarterbacks were due in ahead of the full Kansas City Chiefs squad, which will begin practice in earnest on Friday.
St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher had no complaints after putting about three dozen players through conditioning drills and testing them on play retention Monday.
Everyone in the St. Louis rotation is getting extra rest, including All-Star Adam Wainwright.
No one's been able to keep St. Louis down. Leaning on rookies and resiliency, to compensate for some serious personnel blows, the Cardinals are 21 games above .500.
Summoned in the eighth to make sure he would pitch in his final All-Star game, New York Yankees indomitable closer Mariano Rivera tossed a perfect inning to help the American League to a 3-0 victory over the National League on Tuesday night at Citi Field.
Some of Major League Baseball's best players this season are among the youngest on the field.
Allen Craig lined a tiebreaking RBI single into left field before Molina drove an 0-2 pitch from Kevin Gregg (2-2) over the wall in left for his seventh homer.
Yoenis Cespedes won baseball's power-hitting competition with a dazzling display Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown.
For Kansas City's Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez, making this year's All-Star team isn't just a matter of prestige. It also brings some substantial financial rewards.
Former Missouri basketball player Kim English was released by the Detroit Pistons on Thursday.
St. Louis manager Mike Matheny got into a heated argument with plate umpire Dan Bellino and had to be restrained after the Cardinals lost 3-0 to the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
Ervin Santana walked three batters in an inning for the first time in a year and failed to pitch through the sixth for the first time this season in the Kansas City Royals' deflating 8-4 loss to the New York Yankees on Thursday.
Matt Carpenter hit a two-run home run off lefty Wesley Wright (0-3) and Matt Holliday drove in two with a two-out hit to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 5-4 Wednesday night.
The New York Yankees snapped out of its offensive funk with an 8-1 victory over Wade Davis and the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.