Sports – Wednesday, August 14th

| August 14, 2013
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>>Royals Lose To Marlins In 10

(Kansas City, MO)  —  The Miami Marlins beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0 last night after a tidy matchup of contrasting starters.  Kelvin Herrera gave up the lone run to suffer his sixth loss.  Bruce Chen threw seven innings of three-hit shutout ball in a no-decision.  The Royals and Marlins play the finale of their three-game series at “The K” this afternoon.  Ervin Santana starts for KC.  Jacob Turner starts for Miami.

>>Cards Clip Pirates In 14 Innings

(St. Louis, MO)  —  The Cardinals clipped the Pirates 4-3 in the opener of a three-game series at Busch Stadium.  Allen Craig’s RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth tied the game at three.  Jon Jay went 4-for-6 and drove in a run for the Redbirds, who have won two in-a-row after a four-game skid.  The Cardinals and Pirates will play the second game of their three-game series at Busch Stadium tonight.  Shelby Miller takes the ball for St. Louis.  Pittsburgh will start Francisco Liriano.  The Cardinals trail the Pirates by two games for first place in the NL Central.

>>Chiefs’ Charles Day-To-Day With Sprain

(St. Joseph, MO)  —  The Chiefs could get running back Jamaal Charles back today.  He suffered a strained right foot in Monday’s practice.  He sat out yesterday’s session, but trainer Rick Burkholder says the injury is not serious and Charles is day-to-day.  The Chiefs host the 49ers in their preseason home opener on Friday.

>>Rams Prepare For Packers

(St. Louis, MO)  —  The Rams continue to prepare for preseason game number two.  They host Green Bay in their exhibition home opener Saturday night at the Edward Jones Dome.  The Rams began the preseason with a 27-19 loss at Cleveland while Green Bay was shut out 17-0 at home by Arizona.  Meanwhile, the Rams have signed offensive tackle D.J. Young to the roster.

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