A-Rod Trenton bound after simulated game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment on Friday at Double-A Trenton, hoping to…

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.