Colby Rasmus and Skip Schumaker homered off Kyle Davies, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Saturday amid chants of "USA! USA!" during America's World Cup match against Ghana.
Robinson Tejeda tossed six shutout innings to outpitch Justin Verlander, Billy Butler hit three doubles and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Wednesday night for their first three-game winning streak since July.
Orlando Cabrera hit a run-scoring triple in the 10th inning after a rare blown save by Joe Nathan in the ninth, helping the Minnesota Twins rally for a bizarre 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Ichiro Suzuki homered on the second pitch of the game then ended it with a great sliding catch as the Seattle Mariners outlasted Kansas City 7-6 on Tuesday night, snapping a five-game losing streak against the Royals.
Chris Young had a career high four hits before getting hurt and Dan Haren earned his sixth victory in seven decisions to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Kansas City Royals 12-5 on Thursday night.
Mark DeRosa had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth, Kerry Wood atoned for his horrid outing the night before and Cleveland held on for a 6-5 comeback victory over Kansas City on Wednesday night.
Mike Jacobs and Mark Teahen hit back-to-back home runs off Indians closer Kerry Wood and Willie Bloomquist capped the four-run ninth inning with a game-winning sacrifice fly as the Kansas City Royals beat Cleveland 6-5 on Tuesday night.
Joe Mauer homered in the first at-bat of his delayed season debut and scored three times, and Morneau's go-ahead two-run shot sent the Twins to a 7-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.