>>Chiefs Focus On Pass Attack Again
(St. Joseph, MO) – The Chiefs continue to focus on the passing attack thus far in training camp. For the second straight day, the Chiefs did not attempt to execute a running play. Rookies, QB’s and select veterans are working out ahead of the full squad, which is due to report today.
>>Royals Rally For Walk-Off Win Over O’s
(Kansas City, MO) – Alcides Escobar delivered the game-winning double high off the wall in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Royals a 4-3 comeback win over the Orioles. Eric Hosmer homered twice, including a game-tying two-run shot in the eighth. Luke Hochevar got the win. The Royals and Orioles wrap up their four-game series tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Jeremy Guthrie starts for KC against his former club. He’s 9-and-7 with a 4.41 ERA. Guthrie beat the Birds 6-2 in Baltimore back in May. Miguel Gonzalez starts for Baltimore.
>>Cards Crush Phillies
(St. Louis, MO) – Shane Robinson hit a three-run triple and Matt Adams also plated three runs as the Cardinals crushed the Phillies 11-3 in the middle of a three-game series at Busch Stadium. Yadier Molina went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Redbirds, who have won three in-a-row. Jake Westbrook allowed three runs in seven frames as he improved to 7-and-4 with the victory. The Cards and Phils end the series tonight.
>>KU’s Green Cited For Failure To Report Accident
(Lawrence, KS) – Kansas freshman guard Brannen Greene is facing an August 7th court date for a car accident this month. The “Star” cites a police report as saying Greene hit a parked car in a driveway at 3:15 a.m on July 13th. He admitted to driving and having one drink four days later.