Jason Vargas and the Kansas City bullpen made meager offense work in a 3-2 victory yesterday over the Colorado Rockies for a two-game sweep. Vargas did not allow a hit until the fourth inning and did not allow a run until Drew Stubbs belted a two-run homer to left in the seventh.
The St. Louis Cardinals game against the Chicago Cubs was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up on August 30th as part of a day-night doubleheader. The Cardinals and Cubs have a day game today at Busch at 12:45.
Final L.A. Angels 3 Philadelphia 0
Final N-Y Yankees 4 N-Y Mets 0
Final Detroit 7 Baltimore 5
Final Chi White Sox 4 Oakland 2
Final Tampa Bay 2 Seattle 0
Final Cleveland 15 Toronto 4
Final Boston 9 Minnesota 4
Final Houston 5 Texas 4
Final Washington 5 Arizona 1
Final San Francisco 10 Atlanta 4
Final Pittsburgh 4 Milwaukee 1
Final Miami 13 L.A. Dodgers 3
San Diego at Cincinnati (postponed, rain)
Chi Cubs at St. Louis (postponed, rain)
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome has been made the heavy 3-5 favorite for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew a favorable post position in the 10-horse field. California Chrome will break from the No. 3 post, which has produced 10 winners in the previous 138 runnings of the 1 3/16-mile race. Social Inclusion has drawn the No. 8 post and is the 5-1 second choice.