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Royals slip past Tigers 4-3

Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday night.

Mike Moustakas' home run in 13th lifts Royals past Mariners

Kansas City led 6-5 in the ninth inning before Raul Ibanez homered off Greg Holland into the Mariners' bullpen with two outs to tie the score. It was Holland's first blown save since May 6 to end his streak of 31 consecutive saves.


Adams' home runs send Cardinals over Reds 5-4 in 16 innings

The Cardinals' 16-inning game finally ended with Matt Adams hit a home run.

Mariners beat Royals 6-4

The Royals used eight pitchers, tying a club record for a nine-inning game, in their 6-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners.

Reds hit 3 home runs off Lance Lynn, beat Cardinals 6-2

The Reds recovered from a 16-inning loss by overpowering the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 on Thursday night, taking three of four in their final series of the season.

Chiefs' No. 1 pick Fisher ready for debut

The Kansas City Chiefs had offensive tackle Eric Fisher rated No. 1 on their draft board. The Jacksonville Jaguars had fellow offensive tackle Luke Joeckel rated first on their board.

Both of the teams got what they wanted in April.

Bradford: Rams offense ready to roll

The St. Louis Rams expect to have a much more dangerous offense given Sam Bradford's familiarity with the system in year two with coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. Plus, they've got Tavon Austin, Jared Cook and Jake Long now.

Perez sends Royals to victory over Mariners

Kansas City survived after blowing a three-run lead to beat Seattle 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Cincinnati's Hamilton gets first major league steal in Cardinals loss

The Cardinals were shut out for the third time in their last six games. By taking the first two in the four-game series, the Reds snapped the Cardinals' streak of winning seven straight series between the NL Central rivals.

Royals victory spurred by solid batting in fifth

Danny Duffy allowed one run on five hits and four walks, while striking out four before being replaced by Will Smith.

Reds hit Wainwright hard again, beat Cardinals 7-2

The Reds quickly got to Adam Wainwright. Shin-Soo Choo opened the first with a single and scored on Ryan Ludwick's two-out single.

Jaguars quarterback Gabbert could start against Chiefs on Sunday

Blaine Gabbert threw passes in practice Monday and after suffering a hairline fracture of the thumb on his throwing hand in the team's second preseason game against the New York Jets.

Chiefs use waiver wire as roster overhaul goes on

The Kansas City Chiefs claimed seven players off waivers in preparation for the upcoming season. The Chiefs open the season Sunday at Jacksonville.


Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison dies at 44

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison died Sunday night. Morrison was suspected to have contracted the HIV virus in the mid 90s but denied it ever since.

Cardinals top Pirates 7-2, tie for NL Central lead

After the offense went silent in a three-game losing streak, the St. Louis Cardinals' bats broke out Sunday in a 7-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that brought them back into a tie for first place in the NL Central.

Shields strong as Royals beat Blue Jays

Starting pitcher James Shields got the Royals off to a good start in September, allowing three hits in seven innings as the Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Sunday.

Chiefs' new leadership putting stamp on final roster

After former Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli failed in his goal of "finding the right 53" last season, new general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid are confident they made the right cuts when they trimmed their roster to 52 players Saturday. 

Rams subs rally to beat Ravens subs 24-21

The Rams (1-3) avoided their first winless preseason since 2002 on Chase Reynolds' lone reception of the game.

Chiefs beat Packers 30-8 in preseason finale

The Chiefs' third-string quarterback Tyler Bray outplayed Chiefs backup QB Chase Daniel and Packers backups Vince Young and B.J. Coleman.

Royals beat Twins, sweep series for 5th win in row

The Royals outscored Minnesota 17-3 in the three-game set to finish the season series with a 15-4 record against their AL Central rival.