MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Starlin Castro atoned for a costly error the previous night with a two-run single in the in the 10th inning on Saturday, helping the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Randal Grichuk homered and had three hits, and Kolten Wong and Yadier Molina also went deep as the St. Louis Cardinals set season highs for runs and hits in a 12-4 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) – Pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single off closer David Robertson in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat Chicago 2-1 after getting dominated by White Sox starter Chris Sale on Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Phil Hughes held the Chicago Cubs to two hits over eight innings, Trevor Plouffe doubled twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins breezed to a 7-2 victory Friday night to start their interleague series.
HOUSTON (AP) – Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow is refuting some information surrounding the FBI’s investigation into whether St. Louis Cardinals officials breached the team’s computer database.
NEW YORK (AP) – Assael Aquino and Luiz Escanio of the Chicago Cubs and Daulin Ramirez of the Minnesota Twins have been suspended 72 games each following positive tests under baseball’s minor league drug program.