Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

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

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds last night. Pat Neshek pitched one inning of scoreless relief as the Cardinals won for the fifth time in six games. Jay scored the tying run in the eighth on pinch-hitter Daniel Descalso's RBI double.

DENVER (AP) - Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 last night. James Shields pitched six solid innings to get the win for the Royals. Adam Ottavino came on and gave up consecutive doubles to Infante and Salvador Perez to give the Royals a 4-2 lead.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Greg Robinson has been getting double duty at guard and tackle in training camp for the St. Louis Rams. The Rams had a need early in camp with left tackle Jake Long and guard Rodger Saffold rehabbing from injuries. Robinson left Auburn after two seasons and at age 21 is the second-youngest player in camp.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have put second baseman Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. Infielder Greg Garcia was recalled from Triple-A Memphis before last night's game against Cincinnati. Ellis has not played since last Thursday against the Padres. Garcia was batting .275 with eight home runs and 40 RBIs in 103 games at Memphis.

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