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Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

Jul. 21, 2019 7:35 AM EDT

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes high heat, Saturday was a scorcher across the majors. The...

$47M settlement reached in deadly St. Louis boiler explosion

Jul. 19, 2019 9:02 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A $47 million settlement has been reached in an explosion that launched a van-sized boiler through the roof a St. Louis box company and onto a nearby laundry business, killing four people and injuring three more. The Simon Law Firm said in a news release that the settlement was reached...

Ernie Broglio, 21-game winner traded for Lou Brock, dies

Jul. 18, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ernie Broglio, a 21-game winner in 1960 who is remembered most as the player traded by the St. Louis Cardinals for Hall of Famer Lou Brock, has died. He was 83. Broglio's daughter, Donna Broglio Cavallaro, confirmed her father's death on social media. Another daughter, Nancy Broglio...

No-hit bid fails, Padres settle for 3-2 win over Miami

Jul. 17, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday night. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only major league...

Goldschmidt's 3-run homer lifts Cardinals over Pirates 6-5

Jul. 17, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt was looking for a single. He ended up getting a whole lot more. Goldschmidt hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Michael Feliz in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 6-5 on Wednesday, dealing the Pirates their fifth loss in six games. St. Louis...

Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting protesters

Jul. 17, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer has been charged with three felony counts of third-degree assault accusing him of pepper-spraying protesters and a videographer in 2017. Charges were filed Tuesday against William Olsten. Prosecutors said the incident happened in September 2017 outside...

Pirates score twice in the ninth, beat Cardinals 3-1

Jul. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colin Moran wanted to hit the ball hard, and in the air, with two on in the ninth inning of a tied game. He didn't, but it turned out well anyway. Moran drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single and the Pittsburgh Pirates scored twice in the ninth for a 3-1 victory over the St....

Second special prosecutor appointed over Greitens case

Jul. 16, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Last year's criminal case involving Missouri's former governor is under the scrutiny of a second special prosecutor, this time to investigate allegations from St. Louis' prosecutor. Presiding St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison on Tuesday appointed retired Boone County Associate Circuit...

Cards put Carpenter on 10-day injured list with foot injury

Jul. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals placed infielder Matt Carpenter on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a right foot contusion. The Cardinals announced the move before Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. "It's a pretty severe contusion on the very top of his foot," St. Louis manager...

Man pleads guilty in case tied to ex-St. Louis County leader

Jul. 16, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A businessman pleaded guilty to federal charges Tuesday, admitting that he provided bribes as part of a pay-to-play scheme led by the former St. Louis County executive. John Rallo's plea to three bribery counts makes him the fourth person to plead guilty in connection with the case. He...