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.
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.
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.
Billy Butler drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Saturday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is hoping a flurry of free-agent acquisitions will bolster an offense that struggled throught last season.
Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita were punished Wednesday for participating in the team's cash-for-hits bounty system.
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.
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.
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.
Baseball's first month of the season sure provided plenty to talk about.
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.
Adam Wainwright earned his first win since 2010, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-7 on Tuesday.
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.
After two losses to start their second round series with the Los Angeles Kings, the St. Louis Blues find themselves closer to elimination.
The Rams can legally break its 30-year lease after the 2014 season if the dome is not deemed among the top tier of NFL stadiums.