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  • Cubs Game Day: Lester collects 1st hit

    Cubs Game Day: Lester collects 1st hit
    Cubs 0, Cardinals 0 (fourth inning) The summary: Jon Lester, known more for his pitching, received an ovation when he hit a line drive off the foot of opposing pitcher John Lackey for a single that snapped an 0-for-66 slump to start his career. But...
  • 4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too

    The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month. And the hometown Reds can celebrate a starter, too, despite Cincinnati's sorry season. Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante...
  • 4 Royals elected to start baseball's All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too

    4 Royals elected to start baseball's All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too
    NEW YORK (AP) — The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month. And the hometown Reds can celebrate a starter, too, despite Cincinnati's sorry season. Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas...
  • 4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; no Cubs, White Sox starters

    4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; no Cubs, White Sox starters
    Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game. Todd Frazier of the host Cincinnati Reds leapfrogged St. Louis' Matt Carpenter and will be in the NL...
  • Four Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too

    Four Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too
    The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month. And the hometown Reds can celebrate a starter, too, despite Cincinnati's sorry season. Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante...
  • Cards end losing streak, beat Padres 2-1

    The St. Louis Cardinals snapped a four-game home losing streak Saturday afternoon with a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. With the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth, Tommy Pham, who made his 2015 debut with the Cardinals on Friday,...
  • Late show not much fun for Cards in 7-1 loss to White Sox

    ST. LOUIS The American League, per usual, already had a sizable lead over the National League in interleague play this season. But then came the ultimate AL accomplishment the last two nights (and one morning) at Busch Stadium. The Chicago White Sox, who...
  • Cardinals lose 2-1 to White Sox in 11 innings

    ST. LOUIS Playing with a lineup no would have envisioned when the season began, the Cardinals saw their nine game home winning streak end in a 2-1, 11-inning loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Busch Stadium. The White Sox have won only five of...
  • 5 Royals lead in All-Star voting, balloting ends Thursday

    Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead. Major League Baseball released the results Monday,...
  • Martinez paces Cardinals to 4-1 win, sweep of Cubs

    Every five or 10 minutes while the game was on hold, Carlos Martinez went to the indoor batting cage to stay loose. The only concession the St. Louis Cardinals made to a lengthy rain delay was perhaps shortening the right-hander's outing by one inning....
  • Cards hit six doubles in 4-1 victory over Cubs

    ST. LOUIS Five different St. Louis Cardinals smacked six doubles on their way to a 4-1 victory and a sweep over the Chicago Cubs late Sunday night. St. Louis first baseman Xavier Scruggs' RBI single in the second inning and Jhonny Peralta's single in the...