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Beltran powers Cardinals to 11-4 win over Royals

Carlos Beltran hit two two-run doubles in his return to Kauffman Stadium, and the St. Louis Cardinals pounded Vin Mazzaro and the Kansas City Royals 11-4 on Friday night.

Royals' Felipe Paulino fourth Kansas City pitcher in need of Tommy John surgery

Felipe Paulino is the fourth Royals pitcher in need of reconstructive elbow surgery.

Cardinals activate outfielder Jon Jay, first baseman Matt Carpenter from disabled list

Outfielder Jon Jay and first baseman Matt Carpenter are both back in game following injuries that put them on the disabled list.

LeBron James, Heat close out Thunder to win championship

LeBron James recorded a triple-double in a rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder as he and the Miami Heat won the NBA Championship.

Cardinals lose to Tigers in 10th inning

Lohse allowed a 425-foot homer to Prince Fielder in the fourth inning, and the Cardinals went on to lose 2-1 to Detroit in 10 innings Thursday. Quintin Berry's bases-loaded single won it for the Tigers.

Cardinals ticket prices skyrocket for World Series replica ring night

The team initially planned to give out the replica rings commemorating last season's World Series win just once, but the team has decided to offer the rings at a second game on July 6.

Westbrook's complete game leads Cardinals over Tigers 3-1

Jake Westbrook pitched his first complete game in over two years, giving up only an unearned run in the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

Relief pitchers key to Royals 2-1 win over Astros

Bruce Chen pitched into the sixth inning on three days' rest and the Kansas City Royals used four relievers to close out a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.

Royals shut out Houston Astros for 2-0 win

Luke Hochevar earned his first victory since May 12. He had four losses and two no-decisions since his previous win.

Verlander, Tigers hold off Cardinals 6-3

Justin Verlander allowed one earned run in seven innings, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinalson Tuesday night.

Social media will be focus of All-Star week

From a downtown office in Kansas City, teams of social media enthusiasts are planning to monitor the tweets, Facebook posts and Foursquare check-ins of fans in a bid to share information about the city and address trouble spots.

Bixler leads Houston to 9-7 win against Royals

Brian Bixler drove in a career-high three runs on three hits, including his first career homer, and Justin Maxwell and Brian Bogusevic also homered as the Houston Astros held off the Kansas City Royals for a 9-7 win Monday night.

Second baseman Chris Getz on disabled list for Royals

The Kansas City Royals have placed second baseman Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left leg.

Roger Clemens acquitted on all charges

Clemens was accused of perjury, making false statements and obstructing Congress when he testified at a deposition and at a nationally-televised hearing in February 2008.

Betancourt homers in 15th; Royals beat Cardinals, 5-3

Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 15th inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals to a 5-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Earnhardt Jr. ends drought with win in Michigan; Edwards 11th

Dale Earnhardt Jr. raced to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in four years, ending a 143-race winless streak Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.

Holliday's hitting sends Cardinals past Royals

Matt Holliday hit a home run and drove in five runs in St. Louis' 10-7 win over Kansas City on Saturday.

Moustakas' throw saves Royals' 3-2 win over Cardinals

Mike Moustakas cut down Tyler Greene at the plate to end the game, capping a wild ninth inning and preserving the Kansas City Royals' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

Cardinals sign second-rounder Carson Kelly

The St. Louis Cardinals have signed second-round draft pick Carson Kelly, a high school third baseman from Beaverton, Ore.

Cardinals' Beltran first switch-hitter with 300 homers, 300 steals

The St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Beltran became the first switch-hitter in major league history to record 300 home runs and 300 steals when he stole second against the Kansas City Royals.