ST. LOUIS (AP) - Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead against the defending Stanley Cup champions. St. Louis rallied after Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook received a five-minute major and game misconduct penalty for a vicious elbow to the head on Blues captain David Backes, who had to be helped off the ice
WASHINGTON (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals scored three unearned runs to beat Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals 4-3 Saturday. Tony Cruz drove in two runs for the Cardinals, who have won nine of the last 10 games between the teams. St. Louis took control with a three-run second inning fueled by third baseman Anthony Rendon's throwing error.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over at Kauffman Stadium, shutting down the Minnesota Twins in a 5-4 victory yesterday. The Royals have won five straight after getting swept last weekend in Minnesota. Wade Davis navigated a perfect eighth before turning the game over to All-Star closer Greg Holland.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Dom Dwyer scored two goals in the second half, giving him four in his last four matches, and Sporting Kansas City remained undefeated with a 4-0 victory over the winless Montreal Impact Saturday night. Dwyer scored in the 74th minute and the 86th for Sporting.
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