ST. LOUIS (AP) – Jaime Garcia pitched seven scoreless innings, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Saturday afternoon.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Wes Lunt passed for four touchdowns and Illinois routed Kent State 52-3 in the opener for both teams on Saturday, a day after it was re-scheduled due to lightning.
CHICAGO (AP) – Jake Arrieta pitched eight innings of four-hit ball for his major league-best 18th win, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chicago White Sox have claimed third baseman Mike Olt off waivers after he was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs on Monday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – C.J. Beathard threw for 211 yards and a touchdown in his first career start at Kinnick Stadium and Iowa pounded Illinois State 31-14 on Saturday.