CLEVELAND (AP) - James Shields allowed two runs in six innings to lead the Kansas City Royals to an 8-2 win over the Cleveland Indians last night. Shields struck out nine and won his second straight start. Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer. Danny Salazar didn't allow a hit until the fourth but unraveled quickly.
NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Wainwright threw seven neat innings before leaving with a knee injury as the St. Louis Cardinals grabbed a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets last night. Left fielder Matt Holliday robbed Chris Young of a tying homer. Wainwright faced the minimum through four innings and outpitched Dillon Gee.
CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Blues don't want their recent playoff history repeating itself. The Blues face the Blackhawks in Game 4 of their opening round series at Chicago tonight. The Blues lost 2-0 in Game 3 but still lead the series 2-1.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mercurial state of college football could be summed up by listening to Big 12 coaches respond to questions as spring practices draw to a conclusion. The talk became a discussion of whether players are employees, the perils and merits of transfers, and the money associated with the new format for college football's playoff.
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