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Hicks, Yanks earn wild card with 11-inning win over Orioles

Sep. 23, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and the New York Yankees reached the playoffs the same way they played the regular season: They got hurt, stood up and kept on going. Hicks doubled home the winning run in the 11th inning , just after a foul ball to an ankle sent him sprawling to the dirt face-first in pain, and...

O'Neill's homer in 10th lifts Cardinals over Giants 5-4

Sep. 22, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O'Neill thought about it for brief moment. The St. Louis outfielder gave strong consideration to flexing his muscles for the Busch Stadium crowd following his solo home run in the 10th inning that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday....

Astros top Angels 11-3, clinch a postseason berth

Sep. 22, 2018 2:34 AM EDT

Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Friday night. George Springer added a three-run shot in the eighth for the Astros, who are still looking to secure the AL West...

Brewers use home run barrage to gain ground in NL Central

Sep. 22, 2018 1:43 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A long rain delay did not dampen the Milwaukee Brewers' hopes of catching the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central. Travis Shaw, Mike Moustakas and Erik Kratz homered during a six-run sixth inning, and the Brewers rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Milwaukee...

Adams lifts Cardinals past Giants 5-3

Sep. 22, 2018 1:01 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt likes going to Matt Adams in big spots. He showed why Friday night. Adams sliced a broken-bat, two-run double down the third-base line, lifting St. Louis to a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Harrison Bader sparked the winning rally with a two-out...

2 killed when small plane crashes near Missouri airport

Sep. 21, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A man and his adult son were killed when their small plane crashed near an unlit Missouri airport, even as the pilot's fiancee tried to guide in the plane with a flashlight. The wreckage was discovered Friday morning in woods near the airport runway in Festus, south of St. Louis. The...

Peabody to purchase Shoal Creek coal mine in Alabama

Sep. 21, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis-based coal company Peabody Energy has agreed to purchase Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine from Drummond Co. Inc. for $400 million. Peabody said Friday that the transaction is expected to close by the end of the year. The Shoal Creek mine is on the Black Warrior River in...

Lawsuit: 84-year-old woman repeatedly raped at nursing home

Sep. 21, 2018 8:58 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The daughter of an 84-year-old woman with dementia alleges in a lawsuit that her mother was repeatedly raped at a suburban St. Louis nursing home. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Vivian Colette Green says in the lawsuit filed Thursday in St. Louis County Circuit Court that she...

Rally seeks answers on St. Louis police shootings

Sep. 20, 2018 5:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Supporters of a St. Louis man killed in a SWAT raid at his home 15 months ago rallied Thursday to demand answers about the internal police investigation of his death. The police department's Force Investigation Unit launched an investigation shortly after the death of 21-year-old Isaiah...

Trying to hold state Trump won, McCaskill feels pull to left

Sep. 20, 2018 2:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The college students and neighbors gathered at a St. Louis coffee shop seemed like one of the friendlier crowds Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill might face campaigning in heavily Republican Missouri. But the audience on a recent night came armed with tough questions and unafraid to push...