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Streaking Pirates outpace Cardinals

The Pittsburgh Pirates surpassed St. Louis for the best record in baseball and the lead in the NL Central over the weekend.

Wainwright wins 11th game for Cardinals

Adam Wainwright tossed a five-hitter in St. Louis' 7-1 victory Saturday over the Oakland Athletics to become the NL's second 11-game winner.

Missouri's Gibson wins debut in Twins victory over Royals

Kyle Gibson, a former Missouri pitcher, allowed two runs and eight hits, and struck out five to win his major league debut Saturday in a 6-2 victory over the Royals.

Weak offense hurts Royals again in loss to Twins

Kansas City pitcher Jeremy Guthrie lost his third straight start with the Royals falling 3-1 to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night, but he could hardly be faulted for this one.

Gordon sends Royals past Braves in 10 innings

Alex Gordon's fly ball into shallow left field was just deep enough to allow David Lough to score from second base to give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory Wednesday night over the Atlanta Braves.

Fourth inning sinks Lynn, Cardinals

Lance Lynn walked two consecutive batters to force home the first of Houston's four runs in the fourth, and the Astros held on for a 4-3 win over the Cardinals.

House votes to name St. Louis bridge after Musial

The U.S. House approved a compromise Tuesday that would name the span the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

Cardinals batter Astros 13-5 to end three-game losing streak

Houston starter Lucas Harrell entered the game with a 1.73 ERA in four starts this month, but things went wrong quickly. He allowed seven hits and seven runs with four walks in 3 1/3 innings, and St. Louis went on to win 13-5 Tuesday night.

Braves edge Royals 4-3 in first trip to Kansas City

The opener of a two-game set, Atlanta's 4-3 victory Tuesday at Kansas City was dominated by stingy pitching.

Royals send Herrera to minors for second time this season

Kelvin Herrera was considered one of the bright young pitchers in the American League last season, when he blew away hitters with a fastball that nudged past 100 mph. But he has been prone to giving up home runs this season, and was 3-5 with a 5.20 ERA.

Former Missouri pitcher Kyle Gibson finally on way to Twins

Four years after he was drafted in the first round and less than two years after Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, Missouri product Kyle Gibson's major league debut has been set for Saturday.

Blackhawks stage late rally to win Stanley Cup

Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 and the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons Monday night with a stunning comeback, 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.

Royals' George Brett still finding groove as a coach

Three weeks into a month long experiment as the Kansas City Royals' hitting coach, George Brett is finding results maddeningly slow to show.

Wainwright loses cool as Cardinals fall to Rangers

The soggy game ended 2-1 with the Cardinals' ace pitcher pulled in the seventh.

Miami repeats as NBA champs with Game 7 win over San Antonio

LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds for the Heat in Thursday's title victory.

Lynn ties NL lead with 10th win as Cardinals top Cubs

Pitcher Lance Lynn allowed a run on three hits in six innings with six strikeouts in St. Louis' 6-1 win Thursday over Chicago.

Chris Carpenter's rehab for Cardinals put on hold

The 2005 NL Cy Young winner had been steadily progressing from nerve issues on the right side of his body before his back tightened after he finished throwing Sunday.

Rangers return to Cardinals' stadium for first time since 2011 World Series

A three-game interleague series at Busch Stadium starting Friday will be the Rangers' first trip back since the 2011 World Series.

Molina draws Westbrook's praise after Cardinals victory

Yadier Molina hit his fifth home run and Jake Westbrook pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

Royals end road trip with a loss

Kansas City, which has regrouped after losing 15 of 18, fell 6-3 on Wednesday night to the Cleveland Indians.

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