PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte was 3-for-5 with one of three Pittsburgh homers and Chad Kuhl didn’t let a long rain delay bother him Saturday as the Pirates broke a six-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park.

DETROIT — Two of the four umpires working Saturday’s Los Angeles-Detroit Major League Baseball game wore white wristbands in support of the umpire association’s stand against what it feels is increasing verbal abuse of its members.


Team USA and Team Europe each won two of four foursome matches on Day 2 of the 15th Solheim Cup on Saturday morning at Des Moines Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa, allowing the Americans to carry a 7 1/2-4 1/2 points lead into the afternoon session.