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Pujols, Dickerson help Cardinals rout Pirates 13-3

Oct. 01, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run single and Corey Dickerson had a grand slam in a six-run first inning to help the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-3 on Saturday night. Pujols singled to left with the bases loaded in the first...

Pujols hits 701st career home run, connects for Cardinals

Oct. 01, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, connecting Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pujols launched a slider from former teammate Johan Oviedo over the Big Mac Land sign in left field at Busch Stadium. The solo drive in the fourth inning...

Pujols hits 701st homer, Flaherty pitches Cards past Pirates

Oct. 01, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, Jack Flaherty allowed one run in six innings and the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Friday night. Pujols mashed a slider from Johan Oveido 398 feet to left field in the fourth inning,...

Missouri man convicted of killing 2 women, 2 children

Sep. 30, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Jurors convicted a St. Louis man of murder Friday in the 2018 shooting of his girlfriend, her two children and her mother. A St. Charles County jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Richard Darren Emery, 50, guilty of four counts of...

Low water on the Mississippi River impacting barge traffic

Sep. 29, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time — as crop harvests begin. Some Mississippi River communities between St. Louis and New Orleans may see record low water levels in...

Execution set for Missouri inmate who killed ex-girlfriend

Sep. 29, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday set a January execution date for Scott McLaughlin, who was convicted of raping and killing an ex-girlfriend 19 years ago. The execution at the state prison in Bonne Terre, scheduled for Jan. 3, would come six weeks after another convicted killer...

In the interim, Thomson leads Phillies to brink of playoffs

Sep. 26, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rob Thomson has the sparse office decor of a manager who still has interim in his title. He also has the Philadelphia Phillies on the brink of their first playoff berth in 11 years. Get there -- and end the longest postseason drought in the National League --...

Ohtani vs. Judge the latest of baseball's great MVP races

Sep. 26, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

When Shohei Ohtani is pitching impressively and hitting over 30 homers, he might always be the MVP favorite unless another player in his league comes up with something awfully special. Like hitting 60 home runs, for example. Ohtani vs. Aaron Judge for the American...

Today in History: September 26, first presidential debate

Sep. 26, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2022. There are 96 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 26, 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place as Democrat John F. Kennedy and...

Post Malone, experiencing 'stabbing pain,' postpones show

Sep. 25, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Post Malone went to the hospital again Saturday after experiencing what he described on social media as difficulty breathing and stabbing pain, forcing him to postpone a scheduled show in Boston. It was the second time in about a week that he went to the hospital. He...