>>MLB Says Tejada Clear Regarding Biogenesis
(New York, NY) — Suspended Royals infielder Miguel Tejada is in the clear with regards to Biogenesis. Major League Baseball says it investigated all allegations regarding players associated with Anthony Bosch and the clinic, but found no violations by the 39-year-old former MVP. Tejada was suspended 105-games last week for amphetamines.
>>Viciedo Slam Leads White Sox Over Royals
(Kansas City, MO) — Jeremy Guthrie gave up a grand slam to Dayan Viciedo to cap a five-run fourth inning as the White Sox beat the Royals 5-2 at Kauffman Stadium. Guthrie fell to 12-and-10 with the loss. Mike Moustakas lofted a sac-fly in the fourth and David Lough [[ Loh ]] singled in a run in the sixth for KC, which has lost four in a row and seven of nine. The Royals will try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the White Sox when they play the finale of their series tonight at “The K.” James Shields puts his 8-and-8 mark on the line opposite Chicago’s Jose Quintana, who is 7-and-4. KC is six-and-a-half games out in the AL Wild Card race and nine-and-a-half back in the AL Central.
>>Royals’ Johnson Claimed By Braves
(Kansas City, MO) — Elliot Johnson has a new team. The Atlanta Braves have claimed the former Royals infielder off waivers. The 29-year-old hit .179 with two home runs and nine RBI in 79 games for KC, primarily at second base. Johnson was the player to be named later in the blockbuster trade that brought James Shields and Wade Davis to KC.
>>Cardinals Power Past Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — Carlos Beltran, Allen Craig and Matt Holliday all homered to power the Cardinals to an 8-6 win over the Brewers at Miller Park. Starting pitcher Jake Westbrook also doubled in two runs for St. Louis, which built an early 7-0 lead and hung on to take the rubber match of the three-game series. Kevin Siegrist picked up the win. Edward Mujica [[ moo-HE-kuh ]] posted his 33rd save. The Cards and Braves begin a four-game series tonight.
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Chris Johnson hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the top of the 10th inning to push the Braves past the Mets 4-1.
The Padres held on for a 2-1 win over the Pirates.
The Dodgers dropped the Marlins 4-1 in Florida.
The Reds jumped out to an 8-0 lead and held on for a 10-7 win over the Diamondbacks in the third of four games.
The Nationals went on to crush the Cubs 11-6 at Wrigley Field.
The Mariners rallied for a 5-3 win over the Athletics.
The Indians completed a three-game sweep of the Angels with a 3-1 win in Anaheim.
An Alfonso Soriano two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Yankees to a 4-2 win over the Blue Jays in the Bronx.
The Orioles doubled up the Rays 4-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Tigers offense came alive late, posting four runs in the seventh inning and three in the eighth, as they defeated the Twins 7-1 in the second of three.
The Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Astros with a 5-4 win in Arlington.
The Red Sox jolted the Giants 12-1.
>>Chiefs Prepare For Pittsburgh
(Kansas City, MO) — The Chiefs will try once again for their first win of the preseason when they play the Steelers Saturday night in Pittsburgh. KC will go up against former head coach Todd Haley, who is in his second year as offensive coordinator of the Steelers. The Chiefs are 0-and-2 with losses to the Saints and 49ers. Pittsburgh is also 0-and-2 thus far.
>>Rams RB Ganaway Leaves Team
(Undated) — Running back Terrance Ganaway is leaving the St. Louis Rams to seek his graduate degree. He was selected in the sixth round by the New York Jets in 2012. He has never registered a catch or a carry in the preseason or regular season. He did not play in the preseason opener but was on the field for nine plays last week. The Rams are at the Broncos on Saturday.
>>SEC Announces Schedule
(Birmingham, AL) — The Southeastern Conference has released its 2014 conference football schedule. The Missouri Tigers open the SEC slate at South Carolina on September 27th. The first home game is on October 11th against Georgia. The final conference game is November 29th at home against Arkansas.