ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals aren't letting the Pittsburgh Pirates claim the division title without a fight. They pulled to within a half-game of the NL Central leaders with a 12-8 victory. Carlos Beltran had RBIs in his first two at bats to help chase A.J. Burnett early. Joe Kelly got the win.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis has padded his major league-leading home run total at the expense of the Chicago White Sox. Davis' 48th of the season lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-0 victory. Scott Feldman also allowed just five hits in his first career shutout.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs exploded in the first inning, thanks especially to rookie Junior Lake. His first career grand slam was the highlight of a five-run first as Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5. The Cubs and Brewers now are tied for fourth in the NL Central at 60-80.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Briann January career-high 23 points has lifted the Indiana Fever past the Chicago Sky 82-77. Erlana Larkins added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the defending champion Fever. They moved into a tie with Washington for third place in the Eastern Conference.
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