The Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Thursday night and end a string of eight straight home losses to their in-state rivals. Yordano Ventura threw six innings in his return from a sore elbow. He pitched to contact and took advantage of some sharp defense.
Final Miami 11 Tampa Bay 6
Final Milwaukee 8 Minnesota 5
Final N-Y Yankees 2 Oakland 1
Final Toronto 7 Detroit 3
Final Houston 8 L.A. Angels 5
Final Texas 8 Baltimore 6
Final San Francisco 6 Cincinnati 1
Final Washington 4 Philadelphia 2
Final Chi Cubs 7 N-Y Mets 4
Final Arizona 12 Colorado 7
California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will face 10 rivals old and new on Saturday at Belmont Park. Affirmed was the last Triple Crown winner in 1978.