Posted 2:42 PM 11/19/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will face four teams that made the playoffs this year and five American League squads as part of a 28-game spring training slate that begins on March 5.
The Cardinals will play 18 games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, their offseason home (More)
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Posted 1:03 PM 11/17/2014 by The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.
The deal ends Heyward's tenure with his hometown team and lands a young pitcher to bolster Atlanta's rotation.(More)
Posted 11:27 AM 11/14/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - A food safety manager said dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City. A city health inspection prompted by the allegations found dozens of critical health code violations at the stadiums.
ESPN first (More)
Posted 6:55 PM 11/12/2014 by The Associated Press
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Dominican officials say St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash last month.
Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the attorney general's office in the Dominican Republic, told The Associated Press (More)
Posted 10:58 AM 11/11/2014 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - For the third straight year, baseball's free agents shunned qualifying offers from their former teams and chose to test the market.
All 12 free agents who were given the $15.3 million offers last week chose not to accept by Monday's deadline, including Kansas City Royals (More)
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Posted 7:11 PM 11/4/2014 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.
Rawlings announced the winners Tuesday. Managers and coaches voted for the awards in (More)
Posted 3:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.
In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)
Posted 11:24 AM 11/3/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday to right-hander James Shields, which assures Kansas City of draft pick compensation if its staff ace signs a major league contract with another team before June 8.
Shields has until Nov. 10 to accept, and it is (More)
Posted 8:33 AM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have declined their option for next season on Billy Butler, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year career.
The Royals elected to pay Butler a $1 million buyout rather than exercise their $12.5 million (More)
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Posted 2:54 PM 10/30/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction.
They would be back, this scrappy bunch of kids. Their return to the playoffs after 29 (More)
Posted 10:40 AM 10/30/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was 90 feet away from tying World Series game 7 in Kansas City Wednesday.
Gordon hit a triple and was left stranded when catcher Salvador Perez hit a pop fly to end the game.
Gordon played third base at the University of Nebraska and (More)
Posted 10:13 AM 10/30/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals success in 2014 season helped bring life to an area that did not exist the last time the Royals were in the World Series in 1985.
The Power and Light District in Kansas City became the spot to watch the World Series for fans that did not have tickets to (More)
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team is ranked third nationally in the Nov. 26 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) NCAA Division I Men's Team Rankings, the CSCAA announced on Wednesday. The No. 3 ranking is the highest in program history, besting the No. 7 ranking the squad...
Mizzou volleyball sophomore All-American Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year, as announced by the SEC office on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Kan shares the award with Florida's Holly Pole and Texas A&M's Shelby Sullivan. This is the second major academic award for Kan this year...
For the second time this season, junior diver Lauren Reedy earned accolades from the Southeastern Conference, as she was named the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Tuesday. The Rochester Hills, Mich., native also earned the same honor on Oct. 28.
Rapheal Davis scored 22 points and Purdue ran away from Missouri in the first half for an 82-61 win over the Tigers Tuesday in the Maui Invitational.
Mizzou Golf announced the signing of Mission Hills, Kansas, native Preston Fleenor to its 2015 class Tuesday.