Manager Mike Matheny chalked up Sunday's 11-2 loss to Milwaukee as a learning experience for his 22-year-old pitcher, who allowed four runs and seven hits in four innings. St. Louis fell a game behind of the Brewers in the NL Central at the All-Star break.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, sat in the VIP section with other world leaders, waved a clenched fist as Goetze celebrated.
A five-run seventh inning keyed by Omar Infante's two-run single and an RBI double from Eric Hosmer prevented the Tigers from pulling off the four-game sweep.
After the last caution came with four laps left, Keselowski pulled away on the final restart to become the first driver to sweep the weekend in track history. He had the fastest car most of the weekend.
Americans now have won the first three majors of the LPGA Tour season for the first time since 1999, with Martin following Lexi Thompson at the Kraft Nabisco Championship and Michelle Wie at the U.S. Women's Open.
The Cardinals moved into a tie for first place in the NL Central.
LeBron James signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cavs on Saturday, a day after he announced he was returning to play in Cleveland and try to end the city's 50-year championship drought.
Rick Porcello outdueled James Shields and the Detroit Tigers won their fifth in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night.
Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
LeBron James' move to the Cavaliers shakes up an Eastern Conference that's now without a true favorite.
Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Joachim Loew a winner.
Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy will replace injured St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina as the National League's starter for Tuesday night's All-Star game.
Describing the Germans as "very powerful" physically, mentally and tactically, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella said Saturday that there's no room for error.
Inbee Park has a chance to become only the seventh woman to win four of the LPGA's majors.
Chris Bosh is staying in Miami, agreeing Friday to a five-year contract that will be worth about $118 million, said two people familiar with the deal.
James told Sports Illustrated Friday that he's decided to go home. It's a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat.
The St. Louis Cardinals claimed veteran George Kottaras off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Friday, which bolsters their catching position following the injury to Yadier Molina.
Everybody in Detroit's lineup had at least one hit and scored one run, the season-best offensive onslaught spurring the Tigers to a 16-4 rout of the Kansas City Royals in the opener of their four-game series Thursday night.
When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.
Miami or Cleveland?
The same choice he faced four years ago is the one facing the four-time NBA MVP now.
Volquez compiled with those simple instructions, tossing a complete game six-hitter to win his fourth straight start in a 9-1 victory.