Daryl Richardson solidified his status as the St. Louis Rams' front runner at running back. "I mean basically from a starting standpoint, yeah, I think Daryl will probably take the first snap against Arizona," coach Jeff Fisher said after practice Monday night.
Albert Pujols will miss the rest of the season to rest his injured left foot, the Los Angeles Angels announced Monday.
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley named Blaine Gabbert his starting quarterback Monday, the same day he announced the former Missouri standout will miss the rest of the preseason because of a broken thumb.
The Chiefs traded wide receiver Jon Baldwin to the 49ers on Monday for fellow wideout A.J. Jenkins.
Adam Wainwright hadn't won since July 21 at home against San Diego and had allowed 14 runs in 28 innings during the span.
Bruce Chen (5-1) allowed six earned runs — more than he had given up in his last six starts — on eight hits over 5 1-3 innings.
The former MVP tested positive under Major League Baseball's amphetamine policy. His suspension is one of the longest given by the league.
Shelby Miller said his arm felt fine coming off a two-pitch outing abbreviated by a stinging line drive off his elbow by Dodgers leadoff man Carl Crawford, but he gave up a pair of home runs as St. Louis lost 5-1 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
After a 5-2 loss to Miami gave them their first defeat in eight series, the Kansas City Royals limp off to play five games in four days against AL Central-leading Detroit.
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina plans to be in the lineup Thursday, the first day he's eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list from a right knee strain.
St. Louis Rams starting linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar was second on the team with a career-high 157 tackles last season. He will be able to practice and play in all exhibition contests prior to the opener.
St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is a Columbia resident who also owns the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche, and is the largest shareholder of English Premier League soccer club Arsenal.
The Royals' Bruce Chen and the Marlins' Jose Fernandez went pitch-for-pitch, each of them lasting seven innings. They turned over a scoreless game to their bullpens, and the Marlins came through on Christian Yelich's RBI single in the 10th for a 1-0 victory.
The Kansas City Chiefs haven't returned a punt for a touchdown since September 2010. The last time they brought back a kickoff for a touchdown was November 2011. Everything about this season is a fresh starts, though.
Matt Carpenter and Allen Craig each had three hits and drove in a run. Jon Jay and David Freese both drove in two runs, though they only had one hit between them.
Coach Andy Reid has acknowledged that Fisher is going through some growing pains, just like any first-year player, and that his progress in the preseason will be crucial to the offense's success.
James Shields, who had not won at Kauffman Stadium since an April 30 victory over Tampa Bay, limited the Red Sox to three runs and seven hits over seven innings.
Tejada was injured while diving for a ball in the seventh inning on Saturday.
Leadoff man Carl Crawford's line-drive double knocked out Shelby Miller, but X-rays were negative for the 22-year-old right-hander on what the team described as an elbow contusion.
Danny Duffy struck out seven with an overpowering fastball that at times reached 97 mph, and then used his changeup to keep the Twins off balance.