Sports for 8-10

The Burlington Bees were off last night, they’re back at it tonight against Peoria on the road starting at 7:00. Listen to that game on Fox Sports 104.5 and 1360.

The St. Louis Cardinals’ 8-5 win over the Kansas City Royals puts St. Louis in a second-place tie with the Brewers in the NL Central and keeps Kansas City four games behind the first-place Indians in the AL Central. The Cubs were unable to expand their 1 ½-game lead in the NL Central, absorbing a 3-1 loss to the Giants in San Francisco. The Twins did the Cubs a favor as Bartolo Colon scattered five hits over seven innings of Minnesota’s 4-0 shutout of the Brewers. White Sox downed American League-leading Houston 7-1.

In NFL preseason action, the Carolina Panthers beat the Houston Texans 27-17.