ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jhonny Peralta's 10th-inning single drove in the winning run to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds last night. Jay Bruce homered, doubled and knocked in four runs for the Reds. Brandon Phillips returned from left thumb surgery wearing a brace and was 0 for 4 with a walk.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins last night. Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez. Trevor May gave up three runs on seven hits and walked four in 4 2-3 innings for the Twins.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The status of Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles remains in question after he missed Sunday night's preseason game in Carolina because of a bruised foot. Charles had made it through every training camp practice without picking up any significant bumps or bruises. But he rolled his foot over a curb while moving last week.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Andrew White III has transferred from Kansas to Nebraska. Nebraska coach Tim Miles says White would join his program after playing two seasons for the Jayhawks. White had said in May he would leave Kansas to find a program where he could get more playing time.
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