Yordano Ventura pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 2-0 yesterday on a pair of unearned runs for their second shutout in the three-game series.


Adam Wainwright pitched a seven-hitter as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 yesterday. The Cardinals took three of four in the series at Miller Park to open a five-game lead on Milwaukee. St. Louis grabbed a 4-0 lead with four in the fourth against rookie Jimmy Nelson. Milwaukee has lost 11 of 12.



Final Detroit 6 San Francisco 1



Final Cleveland 2 Chi White Sox 0

Final Kansas City 2 N-Y Yankees 0

Final Toronto 3 Boston 1

Final Baltimore 7 Tampa Bay 5, 11 Innings

Final L.A. Angels 14 Minnesota 4

Final Texas 1 Seattle 0

Final Houston 4 Oakland 3



Final Miami 4 Atlanta 0

Final N-Y Mets 4 Cincinnati 3

Final Washington 3 Philadelphia 2

Final St. Louis 9 Milwaukee 1

Final Pittsburgh 10 Chi Cubs 4

Final L.A. Dodgers 7 Arizona 2

Final Colorado 6 San Diego 0



Jake Locker threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns as the Tennessee Titans rolled to a 26-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs yesterday. Locker picked apart a Chiefs defense that lost linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive tackle Mike DeVito to Achilles injuries. Locker was 22 of 33 and found eight different players.


Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson ran for 102 yards on three carries as the Minnesota Vikings shut down the St. Louis Rams 34-6 yesterday.



Final OT Buffalo 23 Chicago 20

Final Cincinnati 23 Baltimore 16

Final Pittsburgh 30 Cleveland 27

Final Philadelphia 34 Jacksonville 17

Final Minnesota 34 St. Louis 6

Final Miami 33 New England 20

Final OT Atlanta 37 New Orleans 34

Final N-Y Jets 19 Oakland 14

Final Tennessee 26 Kansas City 10

Final Houston 17 Washington 6

Final Carolina 20 Tampa Bay 14

Final San Francisco 28 Dallas 17

Final Denver 31 Indianapolis 24


NCAA Football

Unbeaten Florida State remains the top team in The Associated Press poll after improving to 2-0 over the weekend. The Seminoles got 38 first place votes, while No. 2 Oregon received 16 to move ahead of Alabama. Oklahoma is fourth, followed by Auburn, Oklahoma, Georgia, Texas A&M, Baylor, Southern Cal and LSU. Kansas State is #19 and Mizzou is up to #20.