• Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Sunday night.

  • Javier Baez departs game after being hit by pitch

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez left Sunday night’s game against the Cardinals after being hit in the left elbow by a pitch from St. Louis starter Jack Flaherty in the top of the third inning.

  • Astros win 11th straight and finish 10-0 trip, beat KC 7-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Sunday.

  • Royals add Mondesi, make 6 roster moves

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi is back with the Kansas City Royals as part of a roster shuffle.

  • Russell and Heyward homer, Cubs rally past Cardinals 6-3

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Addison Russell and Jason Heyward homered and Ian Happ’s double broke a 3-all tie as the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Saturday night.

  • Astros win 10th in row, Keuchel get HR help to beat KC 10-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A.J. Hinch wiped the sweat from his brow after watching his Astros win their 10th straight game on Saturday, joking that he might get tossed early the next time out to avoid the Kansas City heat.

  • Royals’ Soler headed to DL with broken bone in left foot

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals outfielder Jorge Soler will miss at least six weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot while leaving the batter’s box in Kansas City’s series opener against Houston.

  • Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.

  • Gattis’ slam sends Astros past KC 7-3 for 9th straight win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch watched his team load the bases in front of hot-hitting Evan Gattis, and all he wanted was the big designated hitter to send a drive to the outfield and keep the line moving.

  • Bryant ends homer drought, Cubs rout Cardinals 13-5

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kris Bryant ended a 24-game homerless drought, the longest of his career, and Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber also went deep as the Chicago Cubs routed the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Friday night.