ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jamie Benn scored 3:42 into overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues yesterday. The Dallas victory came one night after teammate Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench. Defensemen Alex Pietrangelo and Roman Polak ended lengthy goal droughts for the Blues. St. Louis lost for the first time in five games with new goalie Ryan Miller.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 yesterday. Noel Cuevas hit a three-run homer in the ninth and Scott Van Slyke a two-run drive in the eighth. Justin Maxwell went 3 for 5 for the Royals. That includes a two-run single in the eighth.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Jon Niese allowed four runs in two innings of the New York Mets' 9-8 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday. The Cardinals tagged Niese for four runs in the second. Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer in the inning. Adam Wainwright made only one big mistake in 3 1-3 innings.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs were quiet on the opening day of free agency. The Falcons agreed to five-year contracts with defensive tackle Tyson Jackson and offensive guard Jon Asamoah yesterday. Both of them were draft picks of former Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli.
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