Posted 7:22 PM 11/6/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals have made $15.8 million qualifying offers to outfielder Jason Heyward and pitcher John Lackey, free agents who were instrumental on the NL Central title team.
St. Louis is likely to attempt to sign the 26-year-old Heyward to a multiyear deal. He (More)
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Posted 3:41 PM 11/4/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) — The crowd that flooded downtown Kansas City for a Royals' World Series championship celebration has shattered expectations.
City officials on Wednesday increased estimates of the size of the crowd at Tuesday's rally and parade to 800,000. That's about four (More)
Posted 3:36 PM 11/4/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) — The Royals have declined mutual options on right fielder Alex Rios and starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, beginning the reshaping of their team one day after celebrating their World Series triumph with a downtown parade.
Other decisions loom Wednesday: All-Star (More)
Posted 11:52 AM 11/2/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) — City officials have announced plans for a parade to celebrate the Kansas City Royals' World Series win.
The city says in a statement that the 2.3 mile-long parade is scheduled to start at noon Tuesday in the downtown Power & Light District and will head (More)
Posted 11:56 PM 11/1/2015 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series crown since 1985, rallying in the ninth inning when Eric Hosmer scrambled home to tie it and then breaking away in the 12th to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in Game 5 Sunday night.
The daring Royals capped their (More)
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Posted 10:54 PM 10/30/2015 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — David Wright and Curtis Granderson homered, rookie Noah Syndergaard pitched six effective innings and the New York Mets roughed up the Kansas City Royals 9-3 Friday night, cutting their World Series deficit to 2-1.
Shut down in Kansas City, the Mets came out swinging (More)
Posted 11:53 AM 10/26/2015 by Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
JEFFERSON CITY - With the Kansas City Royals set to play the Mets in this year's World Series, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is warning baseball fans to be aware of potential scams and counterfeit tickets.
Koster warned that scammers may make multiple copies of the same ticket or (More)
Posted 6:09 PM 10/25/2015 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of the two states whose teams will face off in the World Series are continuing a yearslong tradition by placing a friendly wager on the outcome.
The New York Mets and the (More)
Posted 11:39 PM 10/23/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosmer's single in the eighth inning, Wade Davis weathered a 45-minute rain delay and a white-knuckle ninth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night to earn their second straight trip (More)
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Posted 10:48 PM 10/21/2015 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The New York Mets are heading back to the World Series for the fifth time and first since 2000.
New York got another standout performance from Daniel Murphy and early home runs by Lucas Duda and Travis d'Arnaud off Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel to win Game 4 of the (More)
Posted 6:19 PM 10/21/2015 by The Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) — Marco Estrada pitched one-hit ball into the eighth inning, giving Toronto's tattered bullpen a rest and leading the Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 7-1 Wednesday to close to 3-2 in the American League Championship Series.
Troy Tulowitzki broke open the game (More)
Posted 6:26 PM 10/20/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A federal judge in California has granted conditional class certification to minor league baseball players who are suing Major League Baseball teams for failing to pay them minimum wage.
The suit was filed in February 2014 claiming that players are required (More)
Mizzou Volleyball dropped its first home contest of the season after falling 3-2 (25-19, 20-25, 27-25, 22-25, 10-15) to Texas A&M. The Aggies' win secures their 2015 SEC championship and drops the Tigers out of contention with only one match remaining in the regular season.
Junior Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii), redshirt sophomore Kira Larson (Fargo, N.D.) and freshman Alyssa Munlyn (Suwanee, Ga.) were honored Wednesday by the Southeastern Conference office for their exceptional 2015 campaigns.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Women's Basketball improved to 5-0 for the third time under head coach Robin Pingeton after racing to a 75-46 win over SIU Edwardsville (1-3) Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena. Mizzou was paced by a brilliant shooting mark from 3-point range as Pingeton's squad hit 11-of-32 shots...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Freshman guard Sophie Cunningham (Columbia, Mo.) earned her second consecutive Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honor, it was announced Tuesday. Cunningham established a new single-game school record with 42 points in Mizzou's victory over Wake Forest on Sunday evening at Mizzou Arena. In just her fourth...