Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press - KCTV5

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press

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HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros last night. Moustakas has been off to a tough start this season and was hitting .098 before his solo shot to the seats in right field off Jerome Williams to lead off the 11th. Danny Duffy pitched two scoreless innings for the win.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs yesterday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak. Milwaukee salvaged the finale of the three-game set. Wily Peralta allowed six hits and struck out three. Cardinals starter Joe Kelly gave up an unearned run and three hits in four innings.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues have the higher seed but the unenviable task of facing the defending Stanley Cup champion in the first round of the playoffs. Coach Ken Hitchcock says they'll need standout play from goalie Ryan Miller. St. Louis lost in six games to the Kings and Jonathan Quick last year and acquired Miller in hopes of making a deep run.

RIVERSIDE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe has pleaded guilty to amended charges of defective equipment and littering in connection with his November arrest for possessing marijuana. Bowe paid $610 in fines after his plea was entered yesterday. The marijuana charge was dismissed.

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