Royals win 9th straight, beat Twins 7-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James Shields watched Lorenzo Cain race back to the wall in left-center field, leap in the air and snatch Trevor Plouffe’…

Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops comments on his team during the Big 12 Conference Football Media Days Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

Sooners football opens

Head coach Bob Stoops has kicked off his 15th season at the helm of the University of Oklahoma football program with the opening of the Soon…

Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain jumps to make the catch on a ball hit by Minnesota Twins' Trevor Plouffe in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. The Royals won 7-2. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Royals win ninth straight

Billy Butler hitting powers the Kansas City Royals to a series sweep over the Minnesota Twins.

Kansas City Royals' Chris Getz

Getz goes to disabled list

Kansas City Royals infielder Chris Getz has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left knee.