Sports – Wednesday, September 11th

| September 11, 2013 | 7:36 am
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>>Local Scores

In softball action, Slater topped Paris 17-3 and Polo beat Worth County 19-3.  In High School volleyball, Warsaw defeated Lincoln 25-7 and 25-16.  Lincoln falls to 0-3 with the loss.  The Warsaw JV was also victorious.  They beat Lincoln 25-14 and 25-13.

>>Royals Double Up Tribe

(Cleveland, OH)  –  Mike Moustakas snapped a 1-all tie with a two-run double in the sixth inning and the Royals went on to double up the Indiana 6-3 at Progressive Field.  Alcides Escobar added a solo homer and an RBI single for KC, which has won seven of its last 10 games.  Jeremy Guthrie picked up his 14th win and Greg Holland posted his 41st save.  The Royals and Indians play the rubber match of their three-game series with a day game in Cleveland.  James Shields starts for KC.  He’s 10-and-9 with a 3.43 ERA after giving up 10 runs in less than four innings in his last start against Detroit.  Scott Kazmir starts for the Tribe.  The Royals are three games out in the AL Wild Card race.

>>Cardinals Get By Brewers

(St. Louis, MO)  –  Matt Holliday clubbed a two-run homer as the Cardinals doubled up the Brewers 4-2 in the opener of a three-game series at Busch Stadium.  Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams both plated a run and scored a run for the Redbirds, who have won four in-a-row and remain one game ahead of the Pirates for first place in the NL Central.  Shelby Miller tossed six-and-two-thirds scoreless innings as he improved to 13-and-9.

>>Chiefs Go Back To Work

(Kansas City, MO)  –  The Chiefs return to practice today as they get set to host the Dallas Cowboys in Sunday’s home opener at Arrowhead Stadium.  Running back Jamaal Charles is nursing a quadriceps contusion, but the Chiefs are hopeful he’ll be ready to go on Sunday.  Both teams are 1-0.  KC beat Jacksonville 28-2, while Dallas topped the Giants 36-31.

>>Rams Shift Focus To Falcons

(Earth City, MO)  –  Rams players jump back on the practice field today after the typical Tuesday off day.  St. Louis hits the road to play the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on Sunday.  The team released linebacker Jonathan Stewart to make room for the return of running back Isaiah Pead from his one-game suspension.

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