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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Yadier Molina hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and rookie reliever Jordan Hicks got Scooter Gennett to ground into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3. The Cardinals have won seven of eight, including six against the Reds. The Reds dropped their fourth straight, and second under interim manager Jim Riggleman, and fell to 3-17 this season.

DETROIT (AP) - Nicholas Castellanos homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Kansas City Royals 12-4. The Tigers have won five of six. Detroit broke a 3-all tie with three runs in the fifth on a day when both starting pitchers were in almost constant trouble.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Native son Scott Frost receives a hero's welcome at the Nebraska spring football game. Frost led the Cornhuskers for the traditional Tunnel Walk entrance. He received a standing ovation at the end of the game as he walked back through the tunnel. As a player Frost led the Huskers to a national championship in 1997. He said the sights and sounds of Memorial Stadium brought back special memories.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Alex Delton and Skylar Thompson were effective at quarterback in the Kansas State spring game on Saturday. Delton wound up 21 of 28 for 201 yards and three touchdowns, and ran six times for 34 yards. Thompson was 13 of 19 for 149 yards and a TD. The competition will be decided in the fall, most likely.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Zach Johnson birdied the par-5 18th at the Valero Texas Open for a share of the third-round lead with Andrew Landry, a stroke ahead of record-setting Trey Mullinax. Johnson shot a 4-under 68 to match Landry at 13-under 203 at TPC San Antonio. Mullinax had a course-record 62.

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) - Defending champions Vijay Singh and Carlos Franco took the third-round lead in the windy Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. Singh and Franco shot a 7-under 47 in wind gusting to 20 mph on the Top of the Rock par-3 course to get to 19-under 145, a stroke ahead of the teams of David Toms-Steve Flesch and Paul Broadhurst-Kirk Triplett.

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