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St. Louis loses at Philadelphia Saturday 4-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson gave the Philadelphia bullpen a much-needed rest. Cesar Hernandez homered, doubled and singled, and Hellickson pitched seven strong innings in the Phillies’ 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

Royals rally to complete sweep at Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Kansas City Royals a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night and complete a three-game sweep. Hosmer broke up