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St. Louis takes down Texas Saturday 8-2

ARLINGTON, Texas — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially

St. Louis drops opener at Texas 7-4

ARLINGTON, Texas — Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo homered in a seven-run second inning, Adrian Sampson got his first career win following opener Jose Leclerc in his first major league start and the Texas Rangers beat the

Royals get hammered by Rangers 16-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rougned Odor and the rest of the Texas Rangers had been using the Kansas City Royals’ beleaguered pitching staff for batting practice most of the sun-splashed afternoon. Then the Rangers used their backup

St. Louis lose finale at Atlanta 10-2

ATLANTA — Austin Riley went 3 for 4 and drove in a run, Julio Teheran pitched five-plus scoreless innings, and the Atlanta Braves won for the fifth time in six games with a 10-2 victory over the