KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals scored three times in the eighth inning yesterday to beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6. George Kottaras and Jarrod Dyson homered earlier in the game for the Royals, who avoided a three-game sweep. Adam Dunn hit a two-run shot and drove in four runs for the White Sox.
(Undated) – Kansas Jayhawks guard Ben McLemore will be in the green room at the NBA Draft on Thursday. ESPN says McLemore is one of the 10 preliminary invitees for the event. The NBA usually invites 13-to-15 players to the draft.
(Frisco, TX) – FC Dallas scored a pair of late goals to pull even a draw with Sporting Kansas City, 2-2. Sporting Kansas City plays host to Columbus on Saturday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Ian Kinsler singled home the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to lift the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals last night. Leonys Martin tied the game at 1-all with a single before scoring on Kinsler’s hit. Matt Carpenter homered for the Cardinals as starter Adam Wainwright fell short of his 11th win of the season.
(Undated) – The newest update of the National League All-Star Game voting is out. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is still up on Giants backstop Buster Posey by about 90-thousand votes. That is by far the closest race at all positions. Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran is the leading vote-getter at his position. The All-Star Game is on Tuesday, July 16th at Citi Field.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins face a must-win Game 6 tonight, trailing the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in the Stanley Cup final. Fifteen of the 22 teams that won Game 5 of a tied series went on to win the Stanley Cup.
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak yesterday with a victory at Sonoma Raceway in California. Truex pulled away after the final restart and built a lead of more than six seconds over Juan Pablo Montoya, who was running second at the time. Jeff Gordon finished in second place and Carl Edwards was third.