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Chiefs wrap up critical offseason program

After nearly 50 roster moves and a month of offseason workouts under new coach Andy Reid, the culture of a 2-14 franchise is slowly changing.

Royals select shortstop with eighth pick of MLB draft

Kansas City passed on several players rated more highly by draft pundits to select shortstop Hunter Dozier out of Stephen F. Austin University.

Diamondbacks slam Cardinals

St. Louis, with the best record in the majors, dropped back-to-back games for the first time since April in a 10-3 loss Wednesday to Arizona.

Royals beat Twins to end home skid

On Wednesday night, Kansas City got just enough pitching and hitting to deliver a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins that ended its franchise-record 11-game home losing streak.

14th-inning run lifts Diamondbacks over Cardinals, 7-6

St. Louis has lost all four extra-inning games this season.

Streaking Twins shut out Royals

While the Twins have soared, the Royals have lost 22 of their past 28 games.

Former basketball player turning heads with Chiefs

After nearly signing with an agent and playing basketball overseas, Demetrius Harris has spent the past month with the Kansas City Chiefs, where he's trying to become a tight end in the NFL.

Another good night for Lynn in Cardinals victory

St. Louis right-handed starter Lance Lynn allowed one run and five hits, struck out six and walked one in a 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.

Positive outlook pays off for Larry Drew with job in Milwaukee

On Monday, Larry Drew, a Kansas City native and former Missouri player, was introduced as the new coach of the Milwaukee Bucks six days after his awkward tenure with the Atlanta Hawks ended with the hiring of his replacement.

Profar's go-ahead home in 8th sends Rangers over Royals

20-year-old rookie hits second home run in 10 games this season.

Gaudin leads Giants to 4-2 win over Cardinals

Right-hander gets win in first start in three years.

Cardinals' Chris Carpenter throws to batters

The former Cy Young winner hasn't pitched this season after experiencing numbness in his throwing shoulder during spring training. At the time, both he and the Cardinals talked as if his career might be over.

Wainwright, Miller lead Cards to doubleheader sweep

Adam Wainwright struck out 10, and St. Louis completed a day-night doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 7-1 win Saturday night. Rookie pitcher Shelby Miller got the win in a 8-0 Cardinals victory in the early game.

Royals beat Rangers on hit-by-pitch play

Texas pitcher Robbie Ross hit Kansas City's David Lough with a pitch with the bases loaded to force in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Royals beat the Rangers 4-1 Saturday.

Wacha debut a wash in Cardinals loss to Royals

A three-run ninth spoiled rookie starter Michael Wacha's almost spotless showing in a soggy 4-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

Former Kansas City great George Brett asked to reverse Royals' hitting woes

Hall of Famer George Brett was named the club's interim hitting coach Thursday.

Cardinals rally past Royals in eighth inning

St. Louis goes for a sweep of Kansas City on Thursday with touted rookie Michael Wacha making his major league debut.

Beltran, Lyons lead Cardinals past Royals

St. Louis improved to a major league-best 20-9 on the road before heading home for two gamesagainst Kansas City at Busch Stadium.

Cardinals to start prize rookie Wacha on Thursday

Michael Wacha, St. Louis' first-round pick last season, will playin his first major league game this week.

Chiefs' voluntary workouts show promise of paying dividends

Under new coach Andy Reid, Kansas City has been showing progress while busily getting ready for the season as its players acclimate to one another and prepare for next week's mandatory minicamp.

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