>>Biogenesis Suspensions Expected Today
(Undated) — Major League Baseball is expected to announce suspensions today for players tied to the Biogenesis scandal. The bans is expected to be revealed at noon Eastern time. New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is the biggest name expected to get a suspension for buying and using performance-enhancing drugs.
>>Royals Down Mets
(Flushing, NY) — Lorenzo Cain drove in a pair of runs to back six solid innings from Ervin Santana, as the Royals defeated the Mets 6-2 in the rubber match of a three-game series at Citi Field. Santana gave up just one run and five hits as he improved his mark to 8-and-6. Mike Moustakas homered for KC, which has won 11 of its last 12 games. The Royals and Twins start a three-game series tonight in KC.
>>Perez on DL
NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star catcher Salvador Perez is on the seven-day concussion disable list after he was struck in the mask by a foul ball. Perez was injured in the 12th inning of Saturday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets. He finished the game but was sent to the hospital for tests because of a headache.
>>Cards Crush Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — Matt Adams smacked a two-run homer as the Cardinals crushed the Reds 15-2 in the rubber match of a weekend series at Great American Ball Park. David Freese and Tony Cruz added solo homers and drove in two runs apiece for the Redbirds, who have won three-of-four since a seven-game skid. Lance Lynn struck out 11 over eight innings of two-run ball as he improved to 13-and-5. The Cards start a four-game series with the Dodgers tonight.
>>Tigers Lose Freshman OT
(Columbia, MO) — The Missouri Tigers are dealing with the departure of an incoming freshman. Offensive tackle Harneet Gill left the team for an undisclosed personal reason. Gill was held out of Friday’s practice with a swollen surgically repaired foot.
>>Kahne Earns Second Sprint Cup Win
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kasey Kahne (kayn) whizzed past Jeff Gordon with two laps remaining and earned his second Sprint Cup win of the season, taking the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. Kurt Busch was third, followed by Ryan Newman and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Series points leader Jimmie Johnson ended up 13th after a blown tire knocked him out of the lead.