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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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs last night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5. Bruce Chen gave up five hits and walked two in the 10th. Anthony Swarzak picked up the victory.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Matt Hazel caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Seth Lobato with 6:15 left as the Miami Dolphins rallied to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-13 in the preseason finale for both teams. Daniel Thomas had a 5-yard touchdown run for Miami. Both teams held out plenty of regulars.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale last night. Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Chiefs receiver A.J. Jenkins made an impressive, diving 45-yard catch before leaving with a concussion.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers yesterday from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nix hit .133 in 34 games this season with the Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies. He is a career .214 hitter in seven big league seasons. He's also played for Colorado, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland and Toronto.

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